AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies
AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies


Course description

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


Public profile

This course is intended for Azure security engineers who plan to take the associated certification exam or who perform security tasks in their daily work. This course would also be useful for an engineer who wants to specialize in providing security for Azure-based digital platforms and play an integral role in protecting an organization's data.


Items in this collection

  • Protection of Azure solutions with Azure Active Directory (12 Units)
  • Implementation of hybrid identity (10 Units)
  • Implementation of Azure AD Identity Protection (14 Units)
  • Azure AD Privileged Identity Management Configuration (11 Units)
  • Design of a corporate governance strategy (14 Units)
  • Implementation of perimeter security (13 Units)
  • Network security settings (14 Units)
  • Host security configuration and management (14 Units)
  • Container Security Enabling (14 Units)
  • Implementation and protection of Azure Key Vault (14 Units)
  • Configuring the security features of an application (10 Units)
  • Implementation of storage security (12 Units)
  • SQL database security configuration and administration (14 Units)
  • Configuration and management of Azure Monitor (10 Units)
  • Enable and manage Microsoft Defender for the cloud (12 Units)
  • Microsoft Sentinel Configuration and Monitoring (9 Units)


Course outline

Module 1: Identity and access management

Este módulo cubre Azure Active Directory, Azure Identity Protection, Enterprise Governance, Azure AD PIM e Hybrid Identity.


  • Azure Active Directory

  • hybrid identity

  • Azure Active Directory Identity Protection

  • Azure AD Privileged Identity Management

  • corporate governance

Lab : Role-Based Access Control

Lab : Azure Policy

Lab : Resource Manager Crashes

Lab : MFA, Conditional Access, and AAD Identity Protection

Laboratorio: Azure AD Privileged Identity Management

Lab : Implementing directory synchronization

After completing this module, learners will be able to:

  • Implement enterprise governance strategies including role-based access control, Azure policies, and resource lockdowns.

  • Implement an Azure AD infrastructure that includes users, groups, and multi-factor authentication.

  • Implement Azure AD Identity Protection, including risk policies, conditional access, and access reviews.

  • Implement Azure AD Privileged Identity Management, including Azure AD roles and Azure resources.

  • Implement Azure AD Connect, including authentication methods and local directory synchronization.

Module 2: Implementation of platform protection

This module covers perimeter, network, host, and container security.


  • perimeter security

  • network security

  • host security

  • container security

Lab : Configuring and Securing ACR and AKS

Laboratorio: Azure Firewall

Lab : Network Security and Application Security Groups

After completing this module, learners will be able to:

  • Implement perimeter security strategies, including Azure Firewall.

  • Implement network security strategies, including network security groups and application security groups.

  • Implement host security strategies, including endpoint protection, remote access management, update management, and disk encryption.

  • Implement container security strategies, including Azure Container Instances, Azure Container Registry, and Azure Kubernetes.

Module 3: Protection of data and applications

This module covers Azure Key Vault, application security, storage security, and SQL database security.


  • Azure Key Vault

  • application security

  • Storage Security

  • SQL Database Security

Lab : Key Vault (Implementing Secure Data Using Always Encrypted Configuration)

Lab: Azure SQL Database Protection

Lab : Service Endpoints and Storage Protection

After completing this module, learners will be able to:

  • Deploy Azure Key Vault, including certificates, keys, and secrets.

  • Implement application security strategies, including application registration, managed identities, and service endpoints.

  • Implement storage security strategies, including shared access signatures, blob retention policies, and Azure Files authentication.

  • Implement database security strategies that include authentication, data classification, dynamic data masking, and always-on encryption.

Module 4: Security Operations Management

This module covers Azure Monitor, Azure Security Center, and Azure Sentinel.


  • Azure Monitor

  • Azure Security Center

  • Azure Sentinel

Lab: Azure Sentinel

Laboratorio: Azure Security Center

Lab: Azure Monitor

After completing this module, learners will be able to:

  • Deploy Azure Monitor, including connected sources, log analysis, and alerts.

  • Deploy Azure Security Center, including policies, recommendations, and just-in-time access to the virtual machine.

  • Deploy Azure Sentinel, including workbooks, incidents, and playbooks.


Previous requirements

Students who pass the test will have prior knowledge and understanding of:

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



  • Course: English / Spanish

  • Labs: English

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