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Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate

AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies

Exam time: 180 minutes; preparation time varies.

Multiple worldwide locations authorized by Microsoft delivered through Pearson VUE test centers or online proctoring.

May 2019 - March 2022.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Outcomes, skills and competencies measured by this certification exam include: configure Azure Active Directory for workloads, configure Azure AD Privileged Identity Management, configure Azure tenant security, implement network security, implement host security, configure container security, implement Azure Resource management security, configure security services, configure security policies, manage security alerts, configure security policies to manage data, configure security for data infrastructure, configure encryption for data at rest, implement security for application delivery, configure application security, configure and manage Key Vault.


This certification exam assesses individuals’ skills and competencies in an online proctored format or at an authorized test center.  

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Cloud Computing, Information technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, and Web Design (6/19).