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Microsoft Azure Security Technologies (AZ-500T00)

SS Course: GK100325

Course Overview


This course provides IT Security Professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to implement security controls, maintain an organization s security posture, and identify and remediate security vulnerabilities. This course includes security for identity and access, platform protection, data and applications, and security operations.


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Scheduled Classes

12/04/23 - GVT - Virtual Classroom - Virtual Instructor-Led
01/29/24 - GVT - Virtual Classroom - Virtual Instructor-Led



Module 1: Secure Azure solutions with Azure Active Directory

  • Configure Azure AD and Azure AD Domain Services for security
  • Create users and groups that enable secure usage of your tenant
  • Use MFA to protect user's identities
  • Configure passwordless security options

Module 2: Implement Hybrid identity

  • Deploy Azure AD Connect
  • Pick and configure that best authentication option for your security needs
  • Configure password writeback

Module 3: Deploy Azure AD identity protection

  • Deploy and configure Identity Protection
  • Configure MFA for users, groups, and applications
  • Create Conditional Access policies to ensure your security
  • Create and follow an access review process

Module 4: Configure Azure AD privileged identity management

  • Describe Zero Trust and how it impacts security
  • Configure and deploy roles using Privileged Identity Management (PIM)
  • Evaluate the usefulness of each PIM setting as it relates to your security goals

Module 5: Design an enterprise governance strategy

  • Explain the shared responsibility model and how it impacts your security configuration
  • Create Azure policies to protect your solutions
  • Configure and deploy access to services using RBAC

Module 6: Implement perimeter security

  • Define defense in depth
  • Protect your environment from denial-of-service attacks
  • Secure your solutions using firewalls and VPNs
  • Explore your end-to-end perimeter security configuration based on your security posture

Module 7: Configure network security

  • Deploy and configure network security groups to protect your Azure solutions
  • Configure and lockdown service endpoints and private links
  • Secure your applications with Application Gateway, Web App Firewall, and Front Door
  • Configure ExpressRoute to help protect your network traffic

Module 8: Configure and manage host security

  • Configure and deploy Endpoint Protection
  • Deploy a privileged access strategy for devices and privileged workstations
  • Secure your virtual machines and access to them
  • Deploy Windows Defender
  • Practice layered security by reviewing and implementing Security Center and Security Benchmarks

Module 9: Enable Containers security

  • Define the available security tools for containers in Azure
  • Configure security settings for containers and Kubernetes services
  • Lock down network, storage, and identity resources connected to your containers
  • Deploy RBAC to control access to containers

Module 10: Deploy and secure Azure Key Vault

  • Define what a key vault is and how it protects certificates and secrets
  • Deploy and configure Azure Key Vault
  • Secure access and administration of your key vault
  • Store keys and secrets in your key vault
  • Explore key security considers like key rotation and backup / recovery

Module 11: Configure application security features

  • Register an application in Azure using app registration
  • Select and configure which Azure AD users can access each application
  • Configure and deploy web app certificates

Module 12: Implement storage security

  • Define data sovereignty and how that is achieved in Azure
  • Configure Azure Storage access in a secure and managed way
  • Encrypt your data while it is at rest and in transit
  • Apply rules for data retention

Module 13: Configure and manage SQL database security

  • Configure which users and applications have access to your SQL databases
  • Block access to your servers using firewalls
  • Discover, classify, and audit the use of your data
  • Encrypt and protect your data while is it stored in the database.

Module 14: Configure and manage Azure Monitor

  • Configure and monitor Azure Monitor
  • Define metrics and logs you want to track for your Azure applications
  • Connect data sources to and configure Log Analytics
  • Create and monitor alerts associated with your solutions security

Module 15: Enable and manage Microsoft Defender for Cloud

  • Define the most common types of cyber-attacks
  • Configure Azure Security Center based on your security posture
  • Review Secure Score and raise it
  • Lock down your solutions using Security Center and Defender
  • Enable Just-in-Time access and other security features

Module 16: Configure and monitor Microsoft Sentinel

  • Explain what Azure Sentinel is and how it is used
  • Deploy Azure Sentinel
  • Connect data to Azure Sentinel, like Azure Logs, Azure AD, and others
  • Track incidents using workbooks, playbooks, and hunting techniques



    Successful learners will have prior knowledge and understanding of:

    • Security best practices and industry security requirements such as defense in depth, least privileged access, role-based access control, multi-factor authentication, shared responsibility, and zero trust model.
    • Be familiar with security protocols such as Virtual Private Networks (VPN), Internet Security Protocol (IPSec), Secure Socket Layer (SSL), disk and data encryption methods.
    • Have some experience deploying Azure workloads. This course does not cover the basics of Azure administration, instead the course content builds on that knowledge by adding security specific information.
    • Have experience with Windows and Linux operating systems and scripting languages. Course labs may use PowerShell and the CLI.

    Prerequisite courses (or equivalent knowledge and hands-on experience):

    This free online training will give you the experience you need to be successful in this course.

    • AZ-104: Manage identities and governance in Azure - Learn | Microsoft Docs
    • AZ-104: Implement and manage storage in Azure - Learn | Microsoft Docs
    • AZ-104: Configure and manage virtual networks for Azure administrators - Learn | Microsoft Docs
    • AZ-104: Monitor and back up Azure resources - Learn | Microsoft Docs
    • AZ-104: Deploy and manage Azure compute resources - Learn | Microsoft Docs

      Who Should Attend


      This course is for Azure Security Engineers who are planning to take the associated certification exam, or who are performing security tasks in their day-to-day job. This course would also be helpful to an engineer that wants to specialize in providing security for Azure-based digital platforms and play an integral role in protecting an organization's data.