AZ-1003: Secure storage for Azure Files and Azure Blob Storage

Learn to securely store business data using Azure Blob Storage and Azure Files in this 1-day course.

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Course Description

In this course, learners practice storing business data securely by using Azure Blob Storage and Azure Files. They explore creating storage accounts, storage containers, and file shares. They also learn about configuring encryption and networking to improve an organization's security posture. In the course, learners practice configuring and securing storage—specifically, creating and configuring storage accounts, blob containers, file shares, storage networking, and storage security.

Learners who take the course can build the skills they need to take the “Secure storage for Azure Files and Azure Blob Storage” skills-based assessment. Those who pass the assessment, by demonstrating the ability to implement regulatory compliance controls as recommended by the Microsoft cloud security benchmark, earn the related Applied Skills credential.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for:

  • Learners who want to gain this skill set.
  • Those who want to earn the “Secure storage for Azure Files and Azure Blob Storage” Applied Skills credential.
  • Learners whose job requires them to regularly perform Azure administrator secure storage tasks.
  • Those who are looking to bridge fundamental skills and entry-level associate skills.
  • Multiple roles, including infrastructure, security, and networking.
  • Azure administrators.
Course Description

About this course


  • Create an Azure Storage account
  • Configure Azure Blob Storage
  • Configure Azure Storage security
  • Implement storage security
  • Secure and isolate access to Azure resources by using network security groups and service endpoints
  • Guided project: Azure Files and Azure Blobs

Prerequisite knowledge and experience:

  • Experience using the Azure portal to create resources
  • Basic knowledge of security concepts, like identities, permissions, and encryption
  • Basic knowledge of unstructured data, like blobs and files
  • Basic knowledge of networking concepts, like virtual networks and subnetting
  • Familiarity with Azure services, storage, networking, and virtual machine concepts

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