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Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate

Certification details

The Azure Security Engineer implements, manages, and monitors security for resources in Azure, multicloud, and hybrid environments as part of an end-to-end infrastructure. They recommend security components and configurations to protect identity & access, data, applications, and networks.

Responsibilities for an Azure Security Engineer include managing the security posture, identifying and remediating vulnerabilities, performing threat modelling, and implementing threat protection. They may also participate in responding to security incidents.

Azure Security Engineers work with architects, administrators, and developers to plan and implement solutions that meet security and compliance requirements.

The Azure Security Engineer should have practical experience in administration of Microsoft Azure and hybrid environments. The Azure Security Engineer should have a strong familiarity with compute, network,and storage in Azure, as well as Azure Active Directory, part of Microsoft Entra.

Important

The English language version of this certification was updated on February 2, 2023. Review the study guide linked on the Exam AZ-500 page for details about the latest changes.

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Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate

Skills measured

  • This list contains the skills measured on the exams required for this certification. For more detailed information, visit the exam details pages and review the study guides.
  • 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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Certification exams

  • AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies

    Languages: en ja zh-cn ko de fr es pt-br ar-sa ru zh-tw it id-id

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    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: manage identity and access; secure networking; secure compute, storage, and databases; and manage security operations.

    Price based on the country or region in which the exam is proctored.

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    All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so you'll be ready for any question on the exam.

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** Complete this exam before the retirement date to ensure it is applied toward your certification. After the retirement date, please refer to the related certification for exam requirements.