Learning Path

Azure Security Engineer Associate

Learn the necessary skills and knowledge to use Microsoft Azure.

What you will learn

Students will learn how to implement security controls and threat protection, managing identity and access and protecting data, applications and networks in cloud and hybrid environments as part of an end-to-end infrastructure. They will learn how to maintain security posture, identifying and remediating vulnerabilities by using a variety of security tools, implementing threat protection and responding to security incident escalations.

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Manage Identity and Access

Course — 01:28:04

K0004, K0007, K0056, K0065, K0158, K0336, S0031, S0043

In this course, students will learn to work with subscriptions, users and groups by configuring Microsoft Azure Active Directory.

Implement platform protection

Course — 03:26:28

K0004, K0049, K0104, K0362, K0487, K0561, K0609, K0610, S0059, S0076

How to protect infrastructure and data when you work in the cloud.

Manage security operations

Course — 01:48:19

K0001, K0004, K0054, K0180, K0292, K0429, K0436, K0485, S0136, S0155, S0360

Learn how to configure security policies and manage security alerts with the tools and services in Azure.

Secure data and applications

Course — 01:36:19

K0004, K0023, K0024, K0038, K0069, K0197, K0278, K0419, K0420, K0622, S0002, S0042, S0045

Explore what it takes to secure data and applications.

Azure Security Engineer Associate Practice Exam

Assessment — 21 questions — 00:10:30

Meet the author

Austin Songer has been working in cybersecurity since 2015. He currently works for a managed security services provider as a SOC engineer in Chicago, Illinois. He has experience in security monitoring, incident response and Azure security and holds several certifications, including Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and Certified Security Analyst (ECSA).

Austin is passionate about learning and is currently studying for his OSCP certification. Before joining the information security industry, he spent seven years in the United States Navy as a hospital corpsman. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Illinois University and a master’s degree in information systems from Robert Morris University. Outside of work, Austin enjoys spending time with his wife and two dogs.

The details

Learning path insights

How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

Associated NICE Work Roles

All Infosec training maps directly to the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity to guide you from beginner to expert across 52 Work Roles.

  • All-Source Analyst
  • Mission Assessment Specialist
  • Exploitation Analyst

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Plans & pricing

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    $299 / year

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