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Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate

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As the Azure security engineer, you implement, manage, and monitor security for resources in Azure, multi-cloud, and hybrid environments as part of an end-to-end infrastructure. You recommend security components and configurations to protect the following:

  • Identity and access
  • Data
  • Applications
  • Networks

Your responsibilities as an Azure security engineer include:

  • Managing the security posture.
  • Identifying and remediating vulnerabilities.
  • Performing threat modelling.
  • Implementing threat protection.

You may also participate in responding to security incidents. As an Azure security engineer, you work with architects, administrators, and developers to plan and implement solutions that meet security and compliance requirements.

You should have:

  • Practical experience in administration of Microsoft Azure and hybrid environments.
  • Strong familiarity with compute, network, and storage in Azure and Microsoft Entra.

Important

The English language version of this certification was updated on January 31, 2024. Review the study guide linked on the Exam AZ-500 page for details about recent changes.

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Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate

Skills measured

  • Manage identity and access
  • Secure networking
  • Secure compute, storage, and databases
  • Manage security operations

Job role: Security Engineer

Required exams: AZ-500

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