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Introduction

This course will learn how to secure user access to your organization’s resources. The course covers user password protection, multi-factor authentication, enabling Azure Identity Protection, setting up and using Azure AD Connect, and introducing you to conditional access in Microsoft 365. You will learn about threat protection technologies that help protect your Microsoft 365 environment. Specifically, you will learn about threat vectors and Microsoft’s security solutions to mitigate threats. You will learn about Secure Score, Exchange Online protection, Azure Advanced Threat Protection, Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection, and threat management. You will learn about information protection technologies that help secure your Microsoft 365 environment in the course. The course discusses information rights-managed content, message encryption and labels, policies and rules that support data loss prevention and information protection. Lastly, you will learn about archiving and retention in Microsoft 365 and data governance and how to conduct content searches and investigations. This course covers data retention policies and tags, in-place records management for SharePoint, email retention, and how to conduct content searches that support eDiscovery investigations.

Objectives

  • Administer user and group access in Microsoft 365.
  • Explain and manage Azure Identity Protection.
  • Plan and implement Azure AD Connect.
  • Manage synchronized user identities.
  • Explain and use conditional access.
  • Describe cyber-attack threat vectors.
  • Explain security solutions for Microsoft 365.
  • Use Microsoft Secure Score to evaluate and improve your security posture.
  • Configure various advanced threat protection services for Microsoft 365.
  • Plan for and deploy secure mobile devices.
  • Implement information rights management.
  • Secure messages in Office 365.
  • Configure Data Loss Prevention policies.
  • Deploy and manage Cloud App Security.
  • Implement Windows information protection for devices.
  • Plan and deploy a data archiving and retention system.
  • Create and manage an eDiscovery investigation.
  • Manage GDPR data subject requests.
  • Explain and use sensitivity labels.

Student profile

The Microsoft 365 Security administrator collaborates with the Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator, business stakeholders and other workload administrators to plan and implement security strategies and ensure that the solutions comply with the policies and regulations of the organization. This role proactively secures Microsoft 365 enterprise environments. Responsibilities include responding to threats, implementing, managing and monitoring security and compliance solutions for the Microsoft 365 environment. They respond to incidents, investigations and enforcement of data governance.

The Microsoft 365 Security administrator is familiar with Microsoft 365 workloads and hybrid environments.

This role has solid skills and experience with identity protection, information protection, threat protection, security management and data governance.

Prerequisites

Learners should start this course already having the following skills:

  • Basic conceptual understanding of Microsoft Azure.
  • Experience with Windows 10 devices.
  • Experience with Office 365.
  • Basic knowledge of authorization and authentication.
  • Basic knowledge of computer networks.
  • Working knowledge of managing mobile devices.

Course Materials

Students will receive a copy of the official Microsoft documentation.

Methodology

This is an active and participatory course through demonstrations, practical exercises and user analysis of all theoretical topics taught by the trainer to address real cases of the related product.

The trainer will also use different dynamics that allow group work in the classroom, such as challenges, assessment tests and actual cases to prepare for the associated Microsoft certification exam, if that is the case.

MS 500 | MS500 | MS-500

Certification

This course is certified by Microsoft®.

The evaluation is continuous, based on group and individual activities. The instructor will give constant feedback to each participant.

After the course, participants will complete an evaluation test that they must pass with more than 75% correct answers. They will have one hour for its completion.

The conditions for additional certification services are subject to the terms of the license owner or the approved certification authority.

Accreditation

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued only to students with an attendance of more than 75% and a Diploma of Achievement if they also pass the evaluation test.

Microsoft 365 Security Administrator

1. User and Group Management

  • Identity and Access Management concepts
  • The Zero Trust model
  • Plan your identity and authentication solution
  • User accounts and roles
  • Password Management

2. Identity Synchronization and Protection

  • Plan directory synchronization
  • Configure and manage synchronized identities
  • Azure AD Identity Protection

3. Identity and Access Management

  • Application Management
  • Identity Governance
  • Manage device access
  • Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Solutions for external access
  • Privileged Identity Management

4. Security in Microsoft 365

  • Threat vectors and data breaches
  • Security strategy and principles
  • Microsoft security solutions
  • Secure Score

5. Threat Protection

  • Exchange Online Protection (EOP)
  • Microsoft Defender for Office 365
  • Manage Safe Attachments
  • Manage Safe Links
  • Microsoft Defender for Identity
  • Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

6. Threat Management

  • Security dashboard
  • Threat investigation and response
  • Azure Sentinel
  • Advanced Threat Analytics

7. Microsoft Cloud Application Security

  • Deploy Cloud Application Security
  • Use cloud application security information

8. Mobility

  • Mobile Application Management (MAM)
  • Mobile Device Management (MDM)
  • Deploy mobile device services
  • Enroll devices to Mobile Device Management

9. Information Protection and Governance

  • Information protection concepts
  • Governance and Records Management
  • Sensitivity labels
  • Archiving in Microsoft 365
  • Retention in Microsoft 365
  • Retention policies in the Microsoft 365 Compliance Center
  • Archiving and retention in Exchange
  • In-place records management in SharePoint

10. Rights Management and Encryption

  • Information Rights Management (IRM)
  • Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension (S-MIME)
  • Office 365 Message Encryption

11. Data Loss Prevention

  • Data loss prevention fundamentals
  • Create a DLP policy
  • Customize a DLP policy
  • Create a DLP policy to protect documents
  • Policy tips

12. Compliance Management

  • Compliance center

13. Insider Risk Management

  • Insider Risk
  • Privileged Access
  • Information barriers
  • Building ethical walls in Exchange Online

14. Discover and Respond

  • Content Search
  • Audit Log Investigations
  • Advanced eDiscovery

Public Classes

Currently, we don't have any public sessions of this course scheduled. Please let us know if you are interested in adding a session.

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Course Details

Reference

MS 500

Duration

24 hours

Delivery Mode

Virtual, Face-to-Face

Certification

Microsoft®

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