Exam AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies (Video)

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9+ Hours of Video Instruction

Includes coverage of the September 2021 exam updates!

Prepare for Microsoft Exam AZ-500, and demonstrate your knowledge of Azure security controls that protect identity, access, data, applications, and networks in cloud and hybrid environments as part of an end-to-end infrastructure.


Microsoft MVP and Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Tim Warner walks you through what to expect on the AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies exam. The new Azure certifications are aligned to industry job roles; earning Azure certification both validates your specific Azure skill set and increases your value in today’s crowded IT job market.

Think of the news you’ve read lately regarding data breaches and ransomware attacks. Knowing how to secure applications and data in the cloud is a business necessity these days, as well as a lucrative job skill. Azure Security Engineer is a popular Microsoft certification for both IT newcomers and veterans. Exam AZ-500 has a reputation as a challenging exam because of the breadth and depth of its content. This training course covers every Exam AZ-500 objective and provides just what you need to pass in a friendly, approachable, and logical way.

About the Instructor

Tim Warner has been a Microsoft MVP in Cloud/Datacenter Management for five years, and a Microsoft Certified Trainer for more than 20 years. His Microsoft Azure-related O’Reilly Live Training classes reach hundreds of thousands of students around the world. He’s written for Microsoft Press, presented at Microsoft Ignite, and contributed to Microsoft open-source projects. He’s earned the Azure Security Engineer credential and trains regularly on the topic.

You can find Tim on Twitter (@TechTrainerTim) or his website, TechTrainerTim.com.

Skill Level
  • Intermediate to Advanced
What You Will Learn
  • Complete your AZ-500 exam preparation with confidence
  • Manage identity and access to Azure enforcing least-privilege security
  • Implement Azure platform protection
  • Manage security operations in your Azure environment
  • Secure data and applications
Who Should Take This Course
  • Certification candidates preparing for exam AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies
  • Any Microsoft certification candidate interested in learning the Azure Security Engineer skill set
  • Any IT professional looking to understand how Microsoft Azure institutes information security
Course Requirements

  • Candidates for this exam should have practical experience in administration of Azure and hybrid environments.
  • Candidates should have experience with infrastructure as code, security operations processes, cloud capabilities, and Azure services.
About the Publisher, Microsoft Press

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Table of contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Exam AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies: Introduction
  2. Lesson 1: Manage Azure AD Identities
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 1.1 Create and manage a managed identity for Azure resources
    3. 1.2 Manage Azure AD groups
    4. 1.3 Manage Azure AD users
    5. 1.4 Manage external identities by using Azure AD
    6. 1.5 Manage administrative units
  3. Lesson 2: Manage Azure AD Secure Access
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 2.1 Configure Azure AD Privileged Identity Management (PIM)
    3. 2.2 Implement Conditional Access policies, including multifactor authentication
    4. 2.3 Implement Azure AD Identity Protection
    5. 2.4 Implement passwordless authentication
    6. 2.5 Configure access reviews
  4. Lesson 3: Manage Application Access
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 3.1 Integrate single sign-on (SSO) and identity providers for authentication
    3. 3.2 Create an app registration
    4. 3.3 Configure app registration permission scopes
    5. 3.4 Manage app registration permission consent
    6. 3.5 Manage API permissions to Azure subscriptions and resources
    7. 3.6 Configure an authentication method for a service principal
  5. Lesson 4: Manage Access Control
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 4.1 Configure Azure role permissions for management groups, subscriptions, resource groups, and resources
    3. 4.2 Interpret role and resource permissions
    4. 4.3 Assign built-in Azure AD roles
    5. 4.4 Create and assign custom roles, including Azure roles and Azure AD roles
  6. Lesson 5: Implement Azure Firewall Security
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 5.1 Secure the connectivity of hybrid networks
    3. 5.2 Secure the connectivity of virtual networks
    4. 5.3 Create and configure Azure Firewall
    5. 5.4 Create and configure Azure Firewall Manager
  7. Lesson 6: Implement Network Load Balancer Security
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 6.1 Create and configure Azure Application Gateway
    3. 6.2 Create and configure Azure Front Door
    4. 6.3 Create and configure Web Application Firewall (WAF)
  8. Lesson 7: Implement Storage and Application Security
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 7.1 Configure a resource firewall, including storage account, Azure SQL, Azure Key Vault, or Azure App Service
    3. 7.2 Configure network isolation for Web Apps and Azure Functions
    4. 7.3 Implement Azure service endpoints
  9. Lesson 8: Implement Virtual Network Security
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 8.1 Implement Azure Private Endpoints, including integrating with other services
    3. 8.2 Implement Azure Private Links
    4. 8.3 Implement Azure DDoS Protection
  10. Lesson 9: Configure Advanced Security for Compute
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 9.1 Configure Azure Endpoint Protection for virtual machines (VMs)
    3. 9.2 Implement and manage security updates for VMs
    4. 9.3 Configure security for container services
    5. 9.4 Manage access to Azure Container Registry
  11. Lesson 10: Configure Data Encryption
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 10.1 Configure security for serverless compute
    3. 10.2 Configure security for an Azure App Service
    4. 10.3 Configure encryption at rest
    5. 10.4 Configure encryption in transit
  12. Lesson 11: Configure Centralized Policy Management
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 11.1 Configure a custom security policy
    3. 11.2 Create a policy initiative
    4. 11.3 Configure security settings and auditing by using Azure Policy
  13. Lesson 12: Configure and Manage Threat Protection
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 12.1 Configure Azure Defender for Servers (not including Microsoft Defender for Endpoint)
    3. 12.2 Evaluate vulnerability scans from Azure Defender
    4. 12.3 Configure Azure Defender for SQL
    5. 12.4 Use the Microsoft Threat Modeling Tool
  14. Lesson 13: Configure and Manage Security Monitoring Solutions
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 13.1 Create and customize alert rules by using Azure Monitor
    3. 13.2 Configure diagnostic logging and log retention by using Azure Monitor
    4. 13.3 Monitor security logs by using Azure Monitor
    5. 13.4 Create and customize alert rules in Azure Sentinel
    6. 13.5 Configure connectors in Azure Sentinel
    7. 13.6 Evaluate alerts and incidents in Azure Sentinel
  15. Lesson 14: Configure Security for Storage
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 14.1 Configure access control for storage accounts
    3. 14.2 Configure storage account access keys
    4. 14.3 Configure Azure AD authentication for Azure Storage and Azure Files
    5. 14.4 Configure delegated access
  16. Lesson 15: Configure Security for Data
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 15.1 Enable database authentication by using Azure AD
    3. 15.2 Enable database auditing
    4. 15.3 Configure dynamic masking on SQL workloads
    5. 15.4 Implement database encryption for Azure SQL Database
    6. 15.5 Implement network isolation for data solutions, including Azure Synapse Analytics and Azure Cosmos DB
  17. Lesson 16: Configure and Manage Azure Key Vault
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 16.1 Create and configure Key Vault
    3. 16.2 Configure access to Key Vault
    4. 16.3 Manage certificates, secrets, and keys
    5. 16.4 Configure key rotation
    6. 16.5 Configure backup and recovery of certificates, secrets, and keys
  18. Summary
    1. Exam AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies: Summary

Product information

  • Title: Exam AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies (Video)
  • Author(s): Tim Warner
  • Release date: January 2022
  • Publisher(s): Microsoft Press
  • ISBN: 0137702035