Microsoft - Certified Azure Security Engineer Associate | Exam AZ-500



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30/8/2023 (Wednesday)


Gain the skills you need to become a Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer Associate in just 3 days. You'll learn how best to implement data platforms and protect your business with Azure technology.

Boost your knowledge on implementing security controls, maintaining your business' security posture, and identifying and remediating security vulnerabilities. This course includes security for identity and access, platform protection, data and applications, and security operations.

You'll learn the official curriculum fast as you're taught by Microsoft Certified Trainers. Firebrand's unique Lecture | Lab | Review methodology means you'll practice everything you learn in a distraction-free environment, and return to the office certified.

You'll also learn how to:

  • Implement enterprise governance strategies including role-based access control, Azure policies, and resource locks
  • Implement an Azure AD infrastructure including users, groups, and multi-factor authentication
  • Implement perimeter security strategies including Azure Firewall
  • Implement storage security strategies including shared access signatures, blob retention policies, and Azure Files authentication

You will be prepared for and sit exam AZ-500 at the Firebrand Training Centre during the course. This is covered by your Certification Guarantee - pass first time or train again for free.

If you're interested in developing your skills as an Azure Security Engineer Associate, then this course is ideal for you.


Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 100,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts


  • Module 1: Manage Identity and Access
    • Lab: Role-Based Access Control
    • Lab: Azure Policy
    • Lab: Resource Manager Locks
    • Lab: MFA, Conditional Access and AAD Identity Protection
    • Lab: Azure AD Privileged Identity Management
    • Lab: Implement Directory Synchronisation
  • Module 2: Implement Platform Protection
    • Lab: Configuring and Securing ACR and AKS
    • Lab: Azure Firewall
    • Lab: Network Security Groups and Application Security Groups
  • Module 3: Secure Data and Applications
    • Lab: Key Vault (Implementing Secure Data by setting up Always Encrypted)
    • Lab: Securing Azure SQL Database
    • Lab: Service Endpoints and Securing Storage
  • Module 4: Manage Security Operations
    • Lab: Azure Sentinel
    • Lab:  Azure Security Center
    • Lab: Azure Monitor

Exam Track

As part of your accelerated course, you'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, this is covered by your Certification Guarantee:

Exam AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies

  • Domains:
    1. Manage identity and access (30-35%)
    2. Implement platform protection (15-20%)
    3. Manage security operations (25-30%)
    4. 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 experience in:

  • Deploying Azure workloads
  • Windows and Linux operating systems and scripting languages

And an understanding of:

  • Security best practices and industry security requirements such as defense in depth, least privileged access, role-based access control, multi-factor authentication
  • Security protocols such as Virtual Private Networks (VPN), Internet Security Protocol (IPSec), Secure Socket Layer (SSL), disk and data encryption methods

Microsoft also recommend you take the Exam AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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