AZ-900 & 500: Microsoft Azure Fundamental & Security Technologies (Vouchers Included)

The Microsoft Azure Fundamentals course is intended for entry-level Azure professionals and builds the groundwork needed for you to properly administer and subscribe to Microsoft Azure. From networking and cloud concepts to Azure workloads, cloud security, privacy, and more, you will master the training needed to take your career to the next level. By course completion, you will be prepared to achieve your Microsoft Azure certification.

The Microsoft Azure Security Technologies course will help...

6 Months / 90 Course Hrs
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Course code: GES3078

What you will learn

  • Concepts of onsite networking
  • Cloud and cloud-based networking concepts
  • Azure workloads, security, and subscriptions
  • Concepts of hybrid networking
  • Azure application support
  • How to manage and monitor Azure Services
  • Describe specialized data classifications on Azure
  • Identify Azure data protection mechanisms
  • Implement Azure data encryption methods
  • Secure Internet protocols and how to implement them on Azure

How you will benefit

  • You will be prepared for the AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals and AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies Exams
  • Expand your career opportunities as an IT professional

How the course is taught

  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 Months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 90 course hours
  1. Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
    1. Using Cloud Services
    2. Differences between IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS
    3. Differences Between Public, Private, and Hybrid Clouds
    4. Core Azure Architecture Components
    5. Core Products Available and Subscriptions in Azure
    6. Azure Management and Monitoring Tools
    7. Securing Network Connectivity in Azure
    8. Core Azure Identity Services
    9. Security Tools and Features of Azure
    10. Azure Governance Methodologies
    11. Conditional Access
    12. Using Profiles
    13. Privacy Standards
    14. Azure Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
    15. Mobile Application Management (MDM)
    16. Windows Defender Tools
  2. Microsoft Azure Security Technologies
    1. Azure AD Identities
    2. Securing Access
    3. Securing Application Access
    4. Access Control
    5. Network Security
    6. Azure Security Center
    7. Azure Containers
    8. Azure Vulnerability
    9. Security Operations
    10. Secure Applications & Data

Will Panek

Will Panek is a worldwide recognized Microsoft instructor and author. Will is a 5-time Microsoft MVP and has published over 30 titles on Microsoft technologies. Will is a passionate and authoritative instructor and makes sure that his students can implement Microsoft technologies and get themselves certified along the way. Outside the class and authorship, you'd be likely to find Will at the forge smithing his latest creation.

Doug Bassett

Doug Bassett is an IT instructor specializing in Microsoft Azure, Server 2016/19, and Exchange messaging. He holds many highly sought-after IT certifications, including Microsoft MCSE, Microsoft MCSA, CompTIA Network+, Cisco CCNA, and Microsoft MCT. In addition to his certifications, Doug has expert knowledge of Microsoft Server 2000, 2003, 2008/2012/2016/2019, Exchange Server and Exchange Online, and Networking structure and applications. As an instructor, Doug is deeply involved in helping his students understand complex concepts and loves to approach teaching a subject from multiple angles.


There are no prerequisites to take this course, but we recommend that students have previous knowledge and experience on operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure, storage structures, and networking.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible
  • Microsoft Word Online
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

Yes, you will be prepared to sit for the AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals and AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies exams.

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course whenever you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.

After you register, you will receive 6 months to complete the course. The time allotted for completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours.

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact the student advising team to see what options you may have available to work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

The course instructor will be available by email to answer any questions and provide feedback on your performance. Occasionally, your course may be supported by a team of industry experts. You will also receive support from the student advising team.

Upon successfully passing the final exam, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from the school or organization that you registered through.

ed2go courses will help you gain the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. However, you should always research the job market in your area before enrolling.

ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA, and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards may provide funding to take our courses. Additionally, you may qualify for financial assistance if you meet certain requirements. Learn more about financial assistance.

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