AZ-500 Exam Preparation: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies

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Description

This Learning Path is designed to help you and your team prepare for the AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies exam. Even if you aren’t planning to take the exam, these courses and hands-on labs will help you get started on your way to deploying and managing Microsoft Azure security technologies.

The AZ-500 exam is part of Microsoft’s new role-based certification program. Candidates who pass the AZ-500 exam will earn the Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate certification.

The AZ-500 exam tests your knowledge in four different subject areas, and that’s how this Learning Path is structured. We’ll start with managing identities and access. Next, we’ll get into implementing platform protection, which will include topics like Network Security Groups, Azure Firewalls, Container Security, and much more. You will then learn about managing security options using tools like Azure Monitor, the Azure Security Center, and Log Analytics. Rounding out the learning path, you’ll learn how to secure data and applications by configuring security policies, enabling auditing, leveraging Key Vault, and many other topics.

Learning Objectives

  • Manage Azure identity and access
  • Implement Azure platform protection
  • Manage Azure security operations
  • Secure data and applications on Azure

Intended Audience

  • IT professionals who want to become Azure Security Engineers
  • IT professionals preparing for Microsoft’s AZ-500 exam

Prerequisites

  • Moderate to strong knowledge of most Azure offerings
  • Understanding of basic IT security principles

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Learning Path Steps

8 labs

Learn Role Based access control for the Microsoft Azure Cloud

11 labs

Take advantage of automatic security audits and recommendations to secure your cloud with Azure Security Center in this Lab.

13 labs

Learn about Azure Key Vault to store keys/secrets used for encrypting an Azure Virtual Machine in a hands-on Lab environment

15 exam-filled

Preview Exam: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies (AZ-500)

About the Author

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Tom is a 25+ year veteran of the IT industry, having worked in environments as large as 40k seats and as small as 50 seats. Throughout the course of a long an interesting career, he has built an in-depth skillset that spans numerous IT disciplines. Tom has designed and architected small, large, and global IT solutions.

In addition to the Cloud Platform and Infrastructure MCSE certification, Tom also carries several other Microsoft certifications. His ability to see things from a strategic perspective allows Tom to architect solutions that closely align with business needs.

In his spare time, Tom enjoys camping, fishing, and playing poker.