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Exam AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies

Candidates for this exam should have subject matter expertise implementing Azure security controls that protect identity, access, data, applications, and networks in cloud and hybrid environments as part of an end-to-end infrastructure.

Responsibilities for an Azure security engineer include managing the security posture, identifying and remediating vulnerabilities, performing threat modeling, implementing threat protection, and responding to security incident escalations.

Azure security engineers often serve as part of a larger team to plan and implement cloud-based management and security.

Candidates for this exam should have practical experience in administration of Azure and hybrid environments. Candidates should have experience with infrastructure as code, security operations processes, cloud capabilities, and Azure services.

You may be eligible for ACE college credit if you pass this certification exam. See ACE college credit for certification exams for details.

Important

The English language version of this exam was updated on November 1, 2022. Please download the study guide listed in the “Tip” box to review the current skills measured. If a localized version of this exam is available, it will be updated approximately eight weeks after this date.

Passing score: 700. Learn more about exam scores.

Tip

Part of the requirements for: Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate

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  • AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies

    Languages: English, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), Korean, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Arabic (Saudi Arabia), Russian, Chinese (Traditional), Italian, Indonesian (Indonesia)

    Retirement date: none

    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: manage identity and access; implement platform protection; manage security operations; and secure data and applications.

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Skills measured

  • The English language version of this exam was updated on November 1, 2022. Download the study guide in the preceding “Tip” box for more details about the skills measured and latest changes.
  • Manage identity and access (30-35%)
  • Implement platform protection (15-20%)
  • Manage security operations (20-25%)
  • Secure data and applications (20-25%)

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