Microsoft AZ-500 Certification Course: Azure Security Technologies

Become an Azure security expert with this training course and pass the AZ-500 exam!

Welcome to Skylines Academy – the place for you to learn all-thing Azure security!

By far one of the most important elements of having a cloud environment is making sure it is secure. Join students from all over the world and enroll in the AZ-500 course by Skylines Academy because it is a one-stop-shop for learning about Azure security and passing the AZ-500 exam – setting you on your path to becoming an Azure security guru.

Skylines Academy Master Instructor & Co-Founder, Nick Colyer, leads you through this AZ-500 course, which has received a 5 star average rating from thousands of students:

5 Star Rating!

Student Reviews for the Azure Security Technologies Course by Nick Colyer:

“I just would like to say a massive thank you for your course and all the resources you shared for AZ-500. I have been meaning to do it for a while and have been taking the Skylines Academy course during lockdown. Super clear explanations and really practical demos. I passed this afternoon!”

“Great presentation and good content. Thank you.”

“I signed up for a couple of other online courses prior to taking Nick’s AZ-500 course and I wish I would have come to Skylines Academy first. Thanks to Nick & team, I’m the proud owner of the Azure Security Engineer Associate badge.”

Course Description:

Properly securing resources while making them available to users that require access is a constant concern within an IT and cloud environment. This course will explore how to manage identities, provide role-based access, and secure data within an Azure ecosystem.

During your journey, Skylines Academy will lead you through a series of sections, modules, and demos to prepare you for taking, and ultimately passing, the Microsoft Azure AZ-500 exam.

During this course, you will learn how to:

  • Understand the Azure Security ecosystem
  • Create, manage, and maintain Azure Active Directory (AAD) Workloads
  • Secure your environment with Privileged Identity Management & Tenant Security
  • Deploy a secure Network
  • Deploy secure Virtual Machines (VMs)
  • Secure Containers
  • Implement a Governance framework and Role-Based Access Controls (RBAC)
  • Operate in a secure manner
  • Secure Data Services
  • Maintain Storage Security
  • Manage Keys with Key Vault


  • You’ll need to spin up a free Azure account for a more hands-on experience
  • We recommend you take the AZ-900 course and exam to form foundational knowledge of the Azure platform
  • Previous knowledge of data center technology areas such as compute, network, and storage is highly recommended
  • Drive to learn about cloud and Microsoft Azure

Your Instructor

Nick Colyer & Dwayne Natwick
Nick Colyer & Dwayne Natwick

Nick Colyer:

Nick Colyer has over 25 years of experience in the IT Industry and currently works as a Technology Strategist for AHEAD, LLC in Chicago, IL.

Day-to-day Nick spends his time educating and enabling customers to adopt cloud platforms in a way that is not only meaningful to their business, but also empowers them for years to come in the IT industry.

Thousands of students have already trusted Nick with their IT training, and his courses routinely receive the highest reviews globally.

Nick often speaks at conferences including AHEAD Azure Innovation Days, VMWorld (2013/2016), the Looking Ahead Tech Summit (2014-2017), as well as tailored briefings for large enterprise companies across the United States.

You can regularly find Nick at community events and on Twitter (@vnickc).

Dwayne Natwick:

Dwayne Natwick has over 30 years of experience in the IT industry and is currently the Product Manager for Infrastructure Services at Secure-24, an NTT Communications company, based out of Southfield, MI. At Secure-24, Dwayne provides strategy and development of private, public, and multi-cloud managed hosting services along with technical training for Microsoft Azure.

Dwayne has always enjoyed sharing his technical and soft-skill knowledge to sales, engineers, account managers, and others throughout the various positions that he has held throughout his career. He has spoken at two BICSI conferences and has developed internal cloud and IT training programs for multiple organizations.

Dwayne can be found on Twitter (@DwayneNcloud) and you may see me at a future Inspire event.


Course Curriculum

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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