Microsoft - Microsoft Azure Security Technologies



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26/6/2023 (Monday)


This accelerated Microsoft Azure Security Technologies 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.

In just 3 days, you’ll also learn security for identity and access, platform protection, data and applications, and security operations.

At the end of this course, you’ll sit the Microsoft exam, and achieve your Microsoft Azure Security Technologies certification.

Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll get certified at twice the speed of the traditional training and get access to courseware, learn from certified instructors, and train in a distraction-free environment.


This course is ideal 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.
  • Engineers that want to specialize in providing security for Azure-based digital platforms and play an integral role in protecting an organization's data.

Four reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 3-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 134.561 students saving more than one million hours since 2001


Module 1: Manage identity and access (30–35%)

Manage identities in Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra

  • Create and manage a managed identity for Azure resources
  • Manage Azure AD groups
  • Manage Azure AD users
  • Manage external identities by using Azure AD
  • Manage administrative units

Manage secure access by using Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra

  • Configure Azure AD Privileged Identity Management (PIM)
  • Implement Conditional Access policies, including multifactor authentication
  • Implement Azure AD Identity Protection
  • Implement password less authentication
  • Configure access reviews

Manage application access

  • Integrate single sign on (SSO) and identity providers for authentication
  • Create an app registration
  • Configure app registration permission scopes
  • Manage app registration permission consent
  • Manage API permissions to Azure subscriptions and resources
  • Configure an authentication method for a service principal

Manage access control

  • Configure Azure role permissions for management groups, subscriptions, resource groups, and resources
  • Interpret role and resource permissions
  • Assign built-in roles in Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra
  • Create and assign custom roles, including Azure roles and Azure AD roles

Module 2: Implement platform protection (15–20%)

Implement advanced network security

  • Secure the connectivity of hybrid networks
  • Secure the connectivity of virtual networks
  • Create and configure Azure Firewall
  • Create and configure Azure Firewall Manager
  • Create and configure Azure Application Gateway
  • Create and configure Azure Front Door
  • Create and configure Web Application Firewall (WAF)
  • Configure a resource firewall, including storage account, Azure SQL, Azure Key Vault, or Azure App Service
  • Configure network isolation for Web Apps and Azure Functions
  • Implement Azure Service Endpoints
  • Implement Azure Private Endpoints, including integrating with other services
  • Implement Azure Private Links
  • Implement Azure DDoS Protection

Configure advanced security for compute

  • Configure Endpoint Protection for virtual machines (VMs)
  • Implement and manage security updates for VMs
  • Configure security for container services
  • Manage access to Azure Container Registry
  • Configure security for serverless compute
  • Configure security for an Azure App Service
  • Configure encryption at rest
  • Configure encryption in transit

Module 3: Manage security operations (25–30%)

Configure centralized policy management

  • Configure a custom security policy
  • Create a policy initiative
  • Configure security settings and auditing by using Azure Policy

Configure and manage threat protection

  • Configure Microsoft Defender for Servers (not including Microsoft Defender for Endpoint)
  • Evaluate vulnerability scans from Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Configure Microsoft Defender for SQL
  • Use the Microsoft Threat Modeling Tool

Configure and manage security monitoring solutions

  • Create and customize alert rules by using Azure Monitor
  • Configure diagnostic logging and log retention by using Azure Monitor
  • Monitor security logs by using Azure Monitor
  • Create and customize alert rules in Microsoft Sentinel
  • Configure data connectors in Microsoft Sentinel
  • Evaluate alerts and incidents in Microsoft Sentinel

Module 4: Secure data and applications (25–30%)

Configure security for storage

  • Configure access control for storage accounts
  • Configure storage account access keys
  • Configure Azure Files identity-based authentication for SMB access
  • Configure delegated access

Configure security for data

  • Enable database authentication by using Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra
  • Enable database auditing
  • Configure dynamic masking on SQL workloads
  • Implement database encryption for Azure SQL Database
  • Implement network isolation for data solutions, including Azure Synapse Analytics and Azure Cosmos DB

Configure and manage Azure Key Vault

  • Create and configure Key Vault
  • Configure access to Key Vault
  • Manage certificates, secrets, and keys
  • Configure key rotation
  • Configure backup and recovery of certificates, secrets, and keys

Exam Track

At the end of this accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies exam

  • Passing score: 700
    • Domains:
      • Manage identity and access (30-35%)
      • Implement platform protection (15-20%)
      • Manage security operations (25-30%)
      • Secure data and applications (25-30%)

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.


Before attending this accelerated course, you should have:

  • Prior knowledge and understanding of: Security best practices and industry security requirements such as defence 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.
  • Have experience with Windows and Linux operating systems and scripting languages.

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call (0)8 52 50 01 66 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.


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