AZ-500_ Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer Associate


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 certification should have strong skills in scripting and automation; a deep understanding of networking, virtualization, and cloud N-tier architecture; and a strong familiarity with cloud capabilities and products and services for Azure, plus other Microsoft products and services.

Exam Format

Exam Name Microsoft Certified - Azure Security Engineer Associate
Exam Code AZ-500
Duration 120 mins
Number of Questions 40-60
Passing Score 700 / 1000


Previous experience with cloud and on-prem core services (Network, Compute, Storage, etc.)

Target Audience

  • IT Professionals
  • Security-focused IT engineers

Course Outline

  • Introduction and Study Resources
  • Azure Security Overview
  • Azure Active Directory Workloads
  • Privileged Identity Management & Tenant Security
  • Platform Protection: Network Security
  • Platform Protection: Host Security
  • Containers and Security
  • Governance and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Security Operations
  • Securing Data Services
  • Storage Security
  • Key Management
  • Application Security