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Certification BootCamp for Exam AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies

AZ-500

Duration: 4 Days

Description

Note: The content of AZ-500 will be updated on September 29, 2021

Candidates for this exam should have subject matter expertise implementing security controls and threat protection, managing identity and access, and protecting data, applications, and networks.

Responsibilities for an Azure Security Engineer include maintaining the security posture, identifying and remediating vulnerabilities by using a variety of security tools, implementing threat protection, and responding to security incident escalations.

Azure Security Engineers often serve as part of a larger team dedicated to cloud-based management and security and may also secure hybrid environments as part of an end-to-end infrastructure.

A candidate for this exam should be familiar with scripting and automation, and should have a deep understanding of networking and virtualization. A candidate should also have a strong familiarity with cloud capabilities, Azure products and services, and other Microsoft products and services.Read more

Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

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

Who Should Attend

Candidates for this exam should have subject matter expertise implementing security controls
and threat protection, managing identity and access, and protecting data, applications, and
networks.
Responsibilities for an Azure Security Engineer include maintaining the security posture,
identifying and remediating vulnerabilities by using a variety of security tools, implementing
threat protection, and responding to security incident escalations.
Azure Security Engineers often serve as part of a larger team dedicated to cloud-based
management and security and may also secure hybrid environments as part of an end-to-end
infrastructure.
A candidate for this exam should be familiar with scripting and automation, and should have a
deep understanding of networking and virtualization. A candidate should also have a strong
familiarity with cloud capabilities, Azure products and services, and other Microsoft products

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have knowledge of:

  • Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate

Course Outline

Module 1: Manage identity and access
Manage Azure Active Directory identities

  • configure security for service principals
  • manage Azure AD directory groups
  • manage Azure AD users
  • manage administrative units
  • configure password writeback
  • configure authentication methods including password hash and Pass Through
    Authentication (PTA), OAuth, and passwordless
  • transfer Azure subscriptions between Azure AD tenants
    Configure secure access by using Azure AD
  • monitor privileged access for Azure AD Privileged Identity Management (PIM)
  • configure Access Reviews
  • configure PIM
  • implement Conditional Access policies including Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)
  • configure Azure AD identity protection
    Manage application access
  • create App Registration
  • configure App Registration permission scopes
  • manage App Registration permission consent
  • manage API access to Azure subscriptions and resources
    Manage access control
  • configure subscription and resource permissions
  • configure resource group permissions
  • configure custom RBAC roles
  • identify the appropriate role
  • interpret permissions

Module 2: Implement platform protection
Implement advanced network security

  • secure the connectivity of virtual networks (VPN authentication, Express Route
    encryption)
  • configure Network Security Groups (NSGs) and Application Security Groups (ASGs)
  • create and configure Azure Firewall
  • implement Azure Firewall Manager
  • configure Azure Front Door service as an Application Gateway
  • configure a Web Application Firewall (WAF) on Azure Application Gateway
     configure Azure Bastion
  • configure a firewall on a storage account, Azure SQL, Key Vault, or App Service
  • implement Service Endpoints
  • implement DDoS protection
    Configure advanced security for compute
  • configure endpoint protection
  • configure and monitor system updates for VMs
  • configure authentication for Azure Container Registry
  • configure security for different types of containers
  • implement Azure Disk Encryption
  • configure authentication and security for Azure App Service

Module 2: Manage security operations
Monitor security by using Azure Monitor

  • create and customize alerts
  • monitor security logs by using Azure Monitor
  • configure diagnostic logging and log retention
    Monitor security by using Azure Security Center
  • evaluate vulnerability scans from Azure Security Center
  • configure Just in Time VM access by using Azure Security Center
  • configure centralized policy management by using Azure Security Center
  • configure compliance policies and evaluate for compliance by using Azure Security
    Center
  • configure workflow automation by using Azure Security Center
    Monitor security by using Azure Sentinel
  • create and customize alerts
  • configure data sources to Azure Sentinel
  • evaluate results from Azure Sentinel
  • configure a playbook
    Configure security policies
  • configure security settings by using Azure Policy
  • configure security settings by using Azure Blueprint

Module 3: Secure data and applications
Configure security for storage

  • configure access control for storage accounts
  • configure key management for storage accounts
  • configure Azure AD authentication for Azure Storage
  • configure Azure AD Domain Services authentication for Azure Files
  • create and manage Shared Access Signatures (SAS)
  • configure Storage Service Encryption
  • configure Azure Defender for Storage
    Configure security for databases
  • enable database authentication
  • enable database auditing
  • configure Azure Defender for SQL
  • implement database encryption
    Configure and manage Key Vault
  • manage access to Key Vault
  • manage permissions to secrets, certificates, and keys
  • manage certificates
  • manage secrets
  • configure key rotation
  • backup and restore of Key Vault items
  • configure Azure Defender for Key Vault

About The Trainer

sangram_rath - UpdatedSangram Rath

Sangram has 14+ years of experience primarily in the Virtualization & Cloud Computing domain. He is a multi-cloud professional with around 8 years of experience in technologies such as AWS, Azure, OpenStack, Google Cloud Platform etc. He is experienced in architecting, implementing, migrating and administering workloads such as payment solutions, web servers and telecommunications software on AWS & Azure. He also has experience in monitoring Cloud infrastructure using vendor provided tools as well as tools like Nagios.

He is actively involved in empowering himself with the latest Cloud technologies along with delivering training on the above Cloud technologies to individuals and corporates such as Cisco, Yahoo, Samsung R&D, TCS, Infosys, L&T, HCL.

He has also authored a book titled Hybrid Cloud Management with Red Hat CloudForms published by Packt.

He holds various certifications some of them being:

  • New Role-Based Certifications such as Microsoft Certified Azure Developer Associate
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Charter Member)
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate & Professional
  • Google Cloud Certified – Professional Cloud Architect & Associate Cloud Engineer
  • Mirantis Certified Administrator for OpenStack – Associate
  • VMware Certified Associate Cloud / vSphere 6.5 Foundations

He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT).

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FAQs

Who should take up the Microsoft AZ-500 certification exam?

CloudThat’s Azure training course for the preparation of AZ-500 certification exam can be taken up by:

  • Azure Professionals working on Security aspects and
  • Cloud Professionals / Architects

What is the time duration for the Microsoft Azure AZ-500 exam?

Candidates appearing for the AZ-500 exam will get 180 minutes (30 minutes reserved for feedback) to complete the Microsoft Azure Security Engineer certification exam.

How many questions are there in the Microsoft AZ-500 certification exam?

Candidates need to answer between 40-60 questions. However, the number of questions may change as and when changes in technology and job roles occur.

What is the cost of Microsoft Azure Security Engineer Associate exam in India?

The cost of the Microsoft Azure Security Engineer Associate certification exam is ₹4800 in Bangalore and other Indian cities.

The exam cost is mostly priced according to the currency values in specific regions and countries. However, the exam prices are subject to change and may also vary depending on the additional taxes that may apply in some countries and regions.

What is the passing score to clear Azure AZ-500 certification exam?

Candidates need to score 700 (on a scale of 1-1000) approx. to pass the Microsoft AZ-500 exam.

What will you learn from CloudThat’s AZ-500 Microsoft Azure training course?

After completing CloudThat’s highly interactive AZ-500 exam training in Bangalore or other cities, you will be able to:

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

How to prepare for the Microsoft AZ-500 exam?

To prepare for the AZ-500 certification and pass the exam successfully, candidates need to enroll in CloudThat’s Azure Security Engineer Associate certification training course in Bangalore. Our subject matter experts and certified Azure trainers offer training through online or instructor-led classes and provide relevant study material necessary to support your exam preparation. At CloudThat, you can strengthen your practical Azure skills through hands-on lab sessions and test your knowledge before the final exam through our testprep platform. Besides our training and assistance, candidates can also:
• Join online forum discussions and study groups to enrich your knowledge.
• Have a detailed understanding of the exam structure.
• Study Microsoft documentation along with relevant whitepapers and eBooks.

What are the different types of questions candidates need to answer in the Microsoft Azure AZ-500 certification exam?

The different types of AZ-500 exam questions that may appear in the real exam include:
• Multiple-choice questions
• Multiple scenario based questions
• Drag and drop
• True or false
• Rearranging
• Case studies

Is CloudThat’s AZ-500 training in Bangalore an accredited course?

Yes. Microsoft accredits our training courses. We are a Microsoft Gold Partner and the winner of the Microsoft Learning Partner 2020 of the Year Finalist award.

What is the AZ-500 exam retake policy?

  • Candidates must wait for 24 hours to retake the AZ-500 exam on failing in his/her first attempt. Also, candidates can log in to their certification dashboard to reschedule the exam.
  • The candidate must wait for at least 14 days to retake the exam for the third time on failing in their second attempt. The waiting period is the same while retaking the exam for the fourth and fifth times.
  • In a year, a candidate is allowed a maximum of 5 retakes. (One year is calculated from the day of the fifth unsuccessful exam attempt.)

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