Microsoft unveiled a new exam and certification known as the Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate.
Azure Security Engineers implement security controls and threat protection, manage identity and access, and protect data, applications, and networks in cloud and hybrid environments as part of end-to-end infrastructure.
The exam highlights the following technologies. Microsoft also recommends deep knowledge of scripting and automation, networking, N-tier architecture, and cloud capabilities.
Managing identity and access
Azure AD Management – App registration, groups, users, conditional access, identity protection.
Configuring Privileged Identity Management
Implement platform protection
Implement network security.
Implement host security.
Implement container security.
Implement Microsoft Azure Resource management security.
Manage Security operations
Configure security services.
Configure security policies.
Manage security alerts.
Secure data and applications
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
Exam AZ-500 is available to schedule now and will cost $165.00 USD.