Microsoft Azure Security Technologies AZ500 Overview

Microsoft Azure Security Technologies AZ-500 Course Outline

Module 1: Secure Azure Solutions with Azure Active Directory

  • Introduction
  • Explore Azure Active Directory Features
  • Self-Managed Active Directory Domain Services, Azure Active Directory, and Managed Azure Active Directory Domain Services
  • Azure AD DS and Self-Managed AD DS
  • Azure AD DS and Azure AD
  • Investigate Roles in Azure AD
  • Azure AD Built-in Roles
  • Deploy Azure AD Domain Services
  • Create and Manage Azure AD Users
  • Manage Users with Azure AD Groups
  • Configure Azure AD Administrative Units
  • Implement Passwordless Authentication
  • Explore Try-This Exercises

Module 2: Implement Hybrid Identity

  • Introduction
  • Deploy Azure AD Connect
  • Explore Authentication Options
  • Configure Password Hash Synchronisation (PHS)
  • Implement Pass-Through Authentication (PTA)
  • Deploy Federation with Azure AD
  • Explore the Authentication Decision Tree
  • Configure Password Writeback

Module 3: Deploy Azure AD identity protection

  • Introduction
  • Explore Azure AD Identity Protection
  • Configure Risk Event Detections
  • Implement User Risk Policy
  • Implement Sign-in Risk Policy
  • Deploy Multifactor Authentication in Azure
  • Explore Multifactor Authentication Settings
  • Enable Multifactor Authentication
  • Implement Azure AD Conditional Access
  • Configure Conditional Access Conditions
  • Implement Access reviews
  • Explore Try-This Exercises

Module 4: Configure Azure AD Privileged Identity Management

  • Introduction
  • Explore the Zero Trust Model
  • Review the Evolution of Identity Management
  • Deploy Azure AD Privileged Identity Management
  • Configure Privileged Identity Management Scope
  • Implement Privileged Identity Management Onboarding
  • Explore Privileged Identity Management Configuration Settings
  • Implement a Privileged Identity Management Workflow
  • Explore Try-This Exercises

Module 5: Design an Enterprise Governance Strategy

  • Introduction
  • Review the Shared Responsibility Model
  • Explore the Azure Cloud Security Advantages
  • Review Azure Hierarchy of Systems
  • Configure Azure Policies
  • Enable Azure Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Compare and Contrast Azure RBAC vs Azure Policies
  • Configure Built-in Roles
  • Enable Resource Locks
  • Deploy Azure Blueprints
  • Design an Azure Subscription Management Plan
  • Explore Try-This Exercises

Module 6: Implement Perimeter Security

  • Introduction
  • Define Defense in Depth
  • Explore Virtual Network Security
  • Enable Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Protection
  • Configure a Distributed Denial of Service Protection Implementation
  • Explore Azure Firewall Features
  • Deploy an Azure Firewall Implementation
  • Configure VPN Forced Tunneling
  • Create User Defined Routes and Network Virtual Appliances
  • Explore Hub and Spoke Topology
  • Perform Try-this Exercises

Module 7: Configure Network Security

  • Introduction
  • Explore Network Security Groups (NSG)
  • Deploy a Network Security Groups Implementation
  • Create Application Security Groups
  • Enable Service Endpoints
  • Configure Service Endpoint Services
  • Deploy Private Links
  • Implement an Azure Application Gateway
  • Deploy a Web Application Firewall
  • Configure and Manage Azure Front Door
  • Review ExpressRoute
  • Perform Try-This Exercises

Module 8: Configure and Manage Host Security

  • Introduction
  • Enable Endpoint Protection
  • Define a Privileged Access Device Strategy
  • Deploy Privileged Access Workstations
  • Create Virtual Machine Templates
  • Enable and Secure Remote Access Management
  • Configure Update Management
  • Deploy Disk Encryption
  • Managed Disk Encryption Options
  • Deploy and Configure Windows Defender
  • Microsoft Cloud Security Benchmark in Defender for Cloud
  • Explore Microsoft Defender for Cloud Recommendations
  • Perform Try-This Exercises

Module 9: Enable Containers Security

  • Introduction
  • Explore Containers
  • Configure Azure Container Instances Security
  • Manage Security for Azure Container Instances (ACI)
  • Explore the Azure Container Registry (ACR)
  • Enable Azure Container Registry Authentication
  • Review Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Implement an Azure Kubernetes Service Architecture
  • Configure Azure Kubernetes Service Networking
  • Deploy Azure Kubernetes Service Storage
  • Secure Authentication to Azure Kubernetes Service with Active Directory
  • Manage Access to Azure Kubernetes Service using Azure Role-Based Access Controls

Module 10: Deploy and Secure Azure Key Vault

  • Introduction
  • Explore Azure Key Vault
  • Configure Key Vault Access
  • Review a Secure Key Vault Example
  • Deploy and Manage Key Vault Certificates
  • Create Key Vault Keys
  • Manage Customer Managed Keys
  • Enable Key Vault Secrets
  • Configure Key Rotation
  • Manage Key Vault Safety and Recovery Features
  • Perform Try-This Exercises
  • Explore the Azure Hardware Security Module

Module 11: Configure Application Security Features

  • Introduction
  • Review the Microsoft Identity Platform
  • Explore the Application Model
  • Register an Application with App Registration
  • Configure Microsoft Graph Permissions
  • Enable Managed Identities
  • Azure App Services
  • App Service Environment
  • Azure App Service Plan
  • App Service Environment Networking
  • Availability Zone Support for App Service Environments
  • App Service Environment Certificates
  • Perform Try-This Exercises

Module 12: Implement Storage Security

  • Introduction
  • Define Data Sovereignty
  • Configure Azure Storage Access
  • Deploy Shared Access Signatures
  • Manage Azure AD Storage Authentication
  • Implement Storage Service Encryption
  • Configure Blob Data Retention Policies
  • Configure Azure Files Authentication
  • Enable the Secure Transfer Required Property
  • Perform Try-This Exercises

Module 13: Configure and Manage SQL Database Security

  • Introduction
  • Enable SQL Database Authentication
  • Configure SQL Database Firewalls
  • Enable and Monitor Database Auditing
  • Implement Data Discovery and Classification
  • Microsoft Defender for SQL
  • Vulnerability Assessment for SQL Server
  • SQL Advanced Threat Protection
  • Explore Detection of a Suspicious Event
  • SQL Vulnerability Assessment Express and Classic Configurations
  • Configure Dynamic Data Masking
  • Implement Transparent Data Encryption
  • Deploy Always Encrypted Features
  • Deploy an Always Encrypted Implementation
  • Perform Try-This Exercises

Module 14: Configure and Manage Azure Monitor

  • Introduction
  • Explore Azure Monitor
  • Configure and Monitor Metrics and Logs
  • Enable Log Analytics
  • Manage Connected Sources for Log Analytics
  • Enable Azure Monitor Alerts
  • Configure Properties for Diagnostic Logging
  • Perform Try-This Exercises

Module 15: Enable and Manage Microsoft Defender for Cloud

  • Introduction
  • MITRE Attack Matrix
  • Implement Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security Posture
  • Workload Protections
  • Deploy Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Azure Arc
  • Azure Arc Capabilities
  • Microsoft Cloud Security Benchmark
  • Configure Microsoft Defender for Cloud Security Policies
  • View and Edit Security Policies
  • Manage and Implement Microsoft Defender for Cloud Recommendations
  • Explore Secure Score
  • Define Brute Force Attacks
  • Understand Just-in-Time VM Access
  • Implement Just-in-Time VM Access
  • Perform Try-This Exercises

Module 16: Configure and Monitor Microsoft Sentinel

  • Introduction
  • Enable Microsoft Sentinel
  • Configure Data Connections to Sentinel
  • Create Workbooks to Monitor Sentinel Data
  • Enable Rules to Create Incidents
  • Configure Playbooks
  • Hunt and Investigate Potential Breaches

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Who should attend this Microsoft Azure Security Technologies AZ-500 Course?

The Microsoft Azure Security Technologies (AZ-500) Course will delve into securing Azure resources effectively and professionals will learn to manage identity and access, implement platform protection, manage security operations, and secure data and applications in Azure. This Microsoft Azure Training can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Azure Security Engineers
  • Cloud Administrators
  • Cloud Architects
  • IT Security Professionals
  • Azure Network Engineers
  • Compliance Managers
  • Infrastructure Architects
  • IT Managers 

Prerequisites of the Microsoft Azure Security Technologies AZ-500 Course

Delegates should have prior experience in Azure security concepts like identity and access management, data security, and network security. Additionally, a solid understanding of Azure security features such as Azure Active Directory, Azure Key Vault, and Azure Firewall is recommended for the delegates.

Microsoft Azure Security Technologies AZ-500 Course Overview

This training course on Microsoft Azure Security Technologies is designed to equip IT Security Professionals with the essential knowledge and skills required to implement robust security controls, uphold an organisation's security posture, and identify and address security vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Azure cloud environment. The course addresses the critical need for safeguarding sensitive data and applications in the cloud.

Proficiency in Microsoft Azure Security Technologies is vital for a wide range of professionals, including IT security specialists, system administrators, cloud architects, and cybersecurity analysts. Mastering this subject is important as it empowers them to apply enterprise governance strategies, establish robust identity and access controls, enforce security policies, and secure various components of the Azure platform effectively.

This 4-day Microsoft Azure Security Technologies Course by The Knowledge Academy is specifically designed to empower delegates with the practical knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to excel in the field of Azure security. Delegates will learn how to implement crucial security measures, including role-based access control, Azure AD infrastructure setup, identity protection, network security, host security, container security, and much more.

Course Objectives

  • To establish robust identity and access controls, create an Azure AD infrastructure with users, groups, and multi-factor authentication
  • To safeguard identities and data, set up Azure AD Identity Protection, which includes risk policies, conditional access, and access reviews
  • To ensure elevated privilege access is managed effectively, deploy Azure AD Privileged Identity Management and oversee Azure AD roles and resources
  • To enhance security measures, enforce strategies for perimeter, network, host, and container security
  • To secure data, applications, and resources comprehensively, incorporate security measures such as Azure Key Vault, storage security, and database security

Upon completing this Microsoft Azure Certification Course, delegates will benefit from a profound understanding of Microsoft Azure Security Technologies AZ-500, gaining the practical skills necessary to implement robust security measures in the Azure environment.

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Microsoft Azure Security Technologies AZ500 FAQs

AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies is a certification exam that tests knowledge on securing Azure environments, managing identity and access, and implementing security controls and threat protection.
This AZ-500 Course enhances your ability to implement Azure security controls, manage identity and access, protect data, applications, and networks, and prepares you for the Microsoft Azure Security Technologies certification.
Before attending this training, delegates must possess experience working with Microsoft Azure facets like identity and access management, data security, and network security. A foundational understanding of security features like Azure Active Directory is also recommended for delegates before pursuing this course.
The Microsoft Azure Security Technologies AZ-500 Training Course is designed for individuals involved in implementing security controls, maintaining the security posture, managing identity and access, protecting data, and responding to security incidents within Azure environments.
The AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies Training Course offers a comprehensive package, including world-class training sessions conducted by experienced instructors and access to a digital delegate pack. This course equips participants with the knowledge and skills required to effectively secure Azure environments and enhance their expertise in cloud security.
The course spans across 4 days.
After earning the AZ-500 Certification, career paths include roles as a Security Engineer, Cloud Architect, Security Consultant, and Compliance Officer, focusing on Azure environments and cloud security strategies.
The AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies Certification is of great value in the job market because it provides validation in Azure security and makes professionals stand out to employers looking for cloud security skills.
Clearly, AZ-500 Training content is designed to strictly adhere to both best practices and industry standards, as it entails detailed security controls and capabilities in the Azure environment.
Following the AZ-500 Course very much is so helpful in the transition to a job in cybersecurity or cloud security since it sets a foundation for knowledge and skills required in the mentioned rising fields.
The AZ-500 Certification will affirm that the organization does have a security posture, for the professionals to provide for Azure security features' implementation and management will be effectively able to do so.
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The training fees for Microsoft Azure Security Technologies AZ500 certification in the United Kingdom starts from £2495
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