Describe identity principles and concepts

Business User
Azure Active Directory

Learn about the basic identity concepts, including identity as a security perimeter, authentication, authorization, the role of active directory and the concept of federated services.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the concept of identity as a security perimeter.
  • Learn about authentication and authorization.
  • Describe identity related services.


  • General understanding of networking and cloud computing concepts.
  • General IT knowledge or any general experience working in an IT environment.
  • General understanding of Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365.