Security engineer

Security engineers implement security controls and threat protection, manage identity and access, and protect data, applications, and networks.

Security engineer certification path

The security engineer certification path is organized into 3 levels: Fundamentals, Associate and Expert.

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FUNDAMENTALS CERTIFICATION

Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals

Complete an associate certification

Security engineer certifications

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Microsoft Certified: Security Operations Analyst Associate

Requirements: Exam SC-200
The Microsoft security operations analyst collaborates with organizational stakeholders to secure information technology systems for the organization. Their goal is to reduce organizational risk by rapidly remediating active attacks in the environment, advising on improvements to threat protection practices, and referring violations of organizational policies to appropriate stakeholders.

Microsoft Certified: Identity and Access Administrator Associate

Requirements: Exam SC-300
The Microsoft identity and access administrator designs, implements, and operates an organization’s identity and access management systems by using Azure AD. They manage tasks such as providing secure authentication and authorization access to enterprise applications.

Microsoft Certified: Information Protection Administrator Associate

Requirements: Exam SC-400
The Microsoft information protection administrator plans and implements controls that meet organizational compliance needs. This person is responsible for translating requirements and compliance controls into technical implementation. They assist organizational control owners to become and stay compliant.

Microsoft Certified: Cybersecurity Architect Expert

Requirements: Exam SC-100
Microsoft cybersecurity architects have subject matter expertise in designing and evolving the cybersecurity strategy to protect an organization’s mission and business processes across all aspects of the enterprise architecture.

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