Microsoft AZ-500 Certification Course

The learning path by Wissenhive will help you in acing AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies examination that will master you in managing identities, deploying Microsoft Azure security technologies, and implementing platform protection such as Azure Firewalls, Security Groups, Container Security, and so on.

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  • Access to I labs
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Microsoft Azure 500 Certification is a role-based certification program where apprentices will learn about managing effective options by understanding how to secure applications and data by leveraging Key Vault, enabling auditing, configuring security policies, and utilizing tools such as the Azure Security Center, Azure Monitor, and Log Analytics.

What you will learn

  • Managing identity and access in Azure
  • Implementing platform protection
  • Managing security operations
  • Securing applications and data and applications


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Responsibilities for an Azure Security Engineer include managing the security posture, identifying and remediating vulnerabilities, performing threat modeling, implementing threat protection, and responding to security incident escalations.

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Course Content

Overview of Azure Security (3 Lectures)

Concepts of defense

Layers of security

Security requirements and compliance

Active Directory (AD) of Azure for Workloads (12 Lectures)

Introduction to Azure Active Directory

Azure AD tenants

Password reset

AD Connect and its implementation

Using AD Connect Health for monitoring


Protection of identity

Registration of apps

Creating service principals

Privileged Identity Management (PIM)


Activating a PIM role

Network Security for the Protection of the Platform (14 Lectures)

Using portals to build a network

Utilizing PowerShell and building subnets and VNets

Connectivity and peering in VNet


DNS: Private and public

DNS and the Internet

Network security groups (NSGs)

Network Watcher

Building and configuring NSGs

Services of load balancing in Azure

Configuring App Gateway

Azure Firewall and Front Door

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) and its configuration

Azure Bastion

Host Security for the Protection of the Platform (9 Lectures)

Virtual machines (VMs)

Deploying a VM using PowerShell and the portal

Zones and sets and their availability

VM Storage

Disk caching

Encryption of disk in Azure

Key vault creation for disk encryption

Management of virtual machines

Azure Security Center

Security and Containers (7 Lectures)

Installation of Git and Docker

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Building Azure Container Registry

Developing a Kubernetes cluster

Using Kubernetes to run applications

Securing the Container Registry

Security and scanning of a container

Role-based Access Control (RBAC) and Security Operations (9 Lectures)

Implementing RBAC

Azure Policy

Implementing Azure Region Policy

Subscription policies

Resource locks and their implementation

Alerts and Azure Monitor

Log analytics

Introduction to Azure Security Center

Preventing, predicting, and responding to threats

Data Services Security (8 Lectures)

SQL services in Azure

Developing a SQL database in Azure

Strategies of caching

Auditing design

Long-term retention of SQL backup

Cosmos DB, along with its levels of consistency

Data Lake store in Azure

Data types

Security of Storage (5 Lectures)

Storage accounts

Using the portal to build a storage account

Utilizing Azure Storage and Storage Explorer

SAS development and management

Encryption keys

Course Details

Wissenhive’s Microsoft Azure 900 Certification course will allow individuals to enhance their skills and gain advanced knowledge. 

  • Detailed understanding of Azure Security 
  • Azure active directory for workloads 
  • Creating Azure AD Tenant and moving subscription to another Directory
  • Self-Service password reset and creating users and groups (Demo)
  • Working with AD Connect, implementing and monitoring with AD Connect Health
  • Understanding SSO and MFA, creating service principles, using and configuring identity protection.
  • Privileged and configuring identity management and Tenant Security
  • Platform protection: network security 
  • Creating a network in the portal, Subnets, and VNETs with Powershell
  • VNet Peering, routing, Internet and DNS (Public and Private)
  • Understanding, creating, and configuring Network Security Groups and Azure Load Balancer
  • Azure Firewall, Azure Front Door, DDoS, Network Watcher, and Azure Bastion
  • Platform protection: Host security 
  • Deploying VM from Powershell and Portal
  • VM Storage and Disk Caching
  • Azure Disk Encryption: understanding, creating, and configuring 
  • In-depth understanding of containers and security 
  • Installation of Git and Docker for Windows
  • Creating and securing Kubernetes Cluster and Azure Container Registry
  • Running applications on Kubernetes
  • Container Security and Container Scanning
  • Governance and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Understanding and Implementing Role-Based Access Control, Azure Region Policy, and Resource Lock
  • Security Operations: Resource Lock, Azure monitor and alerts, and Azure Security Center
  • Security Data Center: Understanding, creating, and designing Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Sevices
  • SQL Long Term Backup Retention
  • Cosmos DB Consistency Levels
  • Azure Data Lake Store

Who should take this course?

The Microsoft Azure 500 is ideal for IT professionals who are already working or want to make a career as seniors or professionals. 

  • Cloud engineers
  • DevOps developers
  • .NET developers
  • Machine learning engineers
  • Security analysts
  • Chief Architect, IT
  • Principal Architect
  • IT Director
  • Seniors Solutions Architect
  • Enterprise Architect, IT
  • Cloud Solutions Architect
  • DevOps Engineer

There are no prerequisites for taking the Microsoft Azure 500, which makes it friendly and creates a base for beginners, but Wissenhive recommends having a basic understanding of IT security principles. 

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Exam & Certification

This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: manage identity and access; implement platform protection; manage security operations; and secure data and applications.

Microsoft AZ-500 Certification Course

Frequently Asked Questions

Microsoft Azure Security Technologies (AZ-500) exam measures your ability to accomplish technical tasks including managing identity and access; implementing platform protection; managing security operations; and securing data and applications. Microsoft Azure Security Technologies (AZ-500) exam is designed for Microsoft Azure Security Engineers to validate professional skills to implement platform protection, manage identity and access, secure data and applications and manage security operations.

The main areas to focus in the AZ-500 exam are –

  1. Implementing platform protection
  2. Managing security operations
  3. Managing identity and access
  4. Securing data and applications

The case study exam format uses complex scenarios that more accurately simulate what professionals do on the job. However, scenario-based questions included in the case studies are designed to test your ability to identify the critical information needed to solve a problem and then analyze and synthesize it to make decisions.

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