AZ-500 Azure Security Technologies

Become a Microsoft certified Azure Security Engineer

Gain an in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Azure Security with this new independently authored course, featuring numerous hands-on labs, quizzes and practice exam questions.

The course will prepare you to take and pass the new Microsoft AZ-500 Azure Security Technologies exam, which will lead you to becoming a Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer Associate.

This 4 day course will take place 2 – 5 December 2019 in London, UK

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Paul Schwarzenberger

Who Should Take This Course

  • Security Engineers, SOC Analysts and Security Architects aiming to become a Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer
  • Application Developers, Infrastructure Engineers and DevOps wishing to gain an in-depth understanding of Azure security
  • Penetration Testers, Red Team and Blue Team members specializing in attacking or defending applications and infrastructure in Azure

“Learn Azure Security Your Way and ace the AZ-500 Azure Security Technologies exam”

Learn Azure security your way

This course is designed to help you learn Azure security, and prepare for the AZ-500 exam, in a way that works for you. The course includes presentations, demonstrations, numerous hands-on labs, quizzes and practice exam questions to ensure that there’s something for everyone.

It’s all delivered by an Azure certified instructor with real-world experience implementing application platforms in Azure for organizations with demanding security standards, data protection and compliance requirements.

The four skills areas needed to pass the AZ-500 exam are covered in depth – manage identity and access, implement platform protection, manage security operations, secure data and applications.

What You’ll Learn

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Virtual Network Security
  • Virtual Machine Security
  • Container Security in Azure
  • Managing security operations in Azure
  • Azure Security Center and Sentinel
  • Data and application security in Azure
  • AZ-500 exam tips and techniques

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Course Outline

Day 1 – IAM and Virtual Networks

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure AD users, groups and apps
  • Azure AD baseline protection polices
  • Conditional Access and MFA
  • Azure AD Custom Domains
  • Lunch
  • Azure AD Connect and Azure AD Connect Health
  • Azure AD Password Protection
  • Azure AD Identity Protection
  • Tenants, subscriptions and roles
  • Privileged Identity Management
  • Azure AD quiz and exam questions
  • Virtual Networks and Virtual Network Peering
  • Network Security Groups
  • Remote Access Management
  • Azure Hybrid Networks

Day 2 – Networks and Compute Resources

  • Azure Firewall
  • Network Watcher
  • Network Security Quiz
  • Azure Virtual Machine security
  • Update Management
  • Azure Container Services
  • Container Security
  • Azure Container Registry
  • Lunch
  • Azure Kubernetes Service
  • AKS Security
  • Container Vulnerability Management
  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Resource Locks
  • Azure Policy
  • Protect Compute Resources quiz

Day 3 – SecOps and Azure Key Vault

  • Azure Monitor
  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Alerts and Diagnostic Logs
  • Vulnerability scanning
  • Azure Security Center – secure score, policy, connect VMs, JIT access
  • Azure Security Center – alert and respond to security incidents
  • Lunch
  • Azure Sentinel
  • Manage Security Operations quiz
  • Azure Key Vault – keys, secrets, certificates and policies
  • Azure Key Vault – access policies, example use case
  • Azure Disk Encryption
  • Azure Key Vault Solution and Log Analytics

Day 4 – Secure Data and Applications

  • Azure SQL – overview, security, access control, firewall and virtual networks
  • Azure SQL – encryption and data classification
  • Azure SQL Managed Instances
  • Azure Storage – overview, data types, access control, firewall
  • Lunch
  • HDInsights – overview and security
  • Cosmos DB – overview and security
  • Azure Data Lake – overview and security
  • Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery – use with encrypted virtual machines
  • Azure App Service
  • SSL / TLS Certificate options and storage in Azure Key Vault
  • Azure DDoS Protection and Web Application Firewall
  • Secure Data and Applications quiz
  • Practice exam questions
  • Expected exam duration, types of questions
  • Additional learning resources

What To Bring

  • A Laptop with Azure CLI and Docker
  • Mobile Phone capable of running the Microsoft Authenticator app.
  • Microsoft AZ-900 Azure Fundamentals certification or equivalent (basic) Azure experience.
  • A Freshly created Azure account – free accounts include $200 of credit for 30 days.

What Students Are Provided With

  • PDF Copies of all course material

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Get exclusive invites to 44CONnect – our quarterly event with talks and more. Invites run for 12 months after your last course.


44CON Discounts

You’ll receive an exclusive £50 discount code for standard tickets to the next main 44CON event: the UK’s best security conference.

Meet The Trainer: Paul Schwarzenberger

For the last two 44CON training events, Paul delivered his popular Cloud Security and DevSecOps training course. He’s now moving on to deliver this specialist Azure security course.
He’s a cloud security architect and DevSecOps specialist with over 15 years experience, speaking regularly at conferences, and leading security engagements and cloud migration projects for customers across sectors including financial services and UK Government.

Paul has numerous security and cloud qualifications and certifications including MSc Information Security Royal Holloway, CCSP, CISSP, Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert, Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer, AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional, and AWS Certified Security Specialty.

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44CON December Bonus: Hootenanny Tickets Included!


The 44CONnect Hootenanny is an end-of-year one day event on the 6th of December.

The Hootenanny has a single talk track, a workshop track and an escape room track. We’ll have workshops from our trainers so you can get a taste of their courses, and a bunch of invited talks at the level of quality you’ve come to expect from a full 44CON. The event is fully catered, of course.

All December training attendees automatically receive a Hootenanny ticket as part of their booking. Those who’ve attended training at any time in 2019 can join our wait list. Tickets will be issued to the wait list two weeks before the Hootenanny event.

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Watch Paul’s Recent Talks

AWS Vs Azure Security

In a world first, a security conference decided which cloud provider offered the best security services – AWS or Azure.
Paul gave a series of live demonstrations on cloud security in both AWS and Azure, followed by a vote to decide the answer – watch the video to find out the result!

A Journey to Continuous Cloud Compliance

Paul describes a framework for Continuous Cloud Compliance, and demonstrates some of the techniques and tools he has used while working on cloud migration projects and operational cloud applications for both public and private sector organisations.

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