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Microsoft 365 Security Administrator

In this Microsoft security training course, you will learn how to secure user access to your organization’s resources, threat protection technologies that help protect your Microsoft 365 environment, information protection technologies that help secure your Microsoft 365 environment, archiving and retention in Microsoft 365 as well as data governance and how to conduct content searches and investigations.

Available formats for this course
In-Person
Live Online
Corporate
Corporate Online
Duration
4 days/32 hours of instruction

Starting at: $2595

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Part 1: User and Group Security

This Part explains how to manage user accounts and groups in Microsoft 365. It introduces you to Privileged Identity Management in Azure AD as well as Identity Protection. The Part sets the foundation for the remainder of the course.

  1. User Accounts in Microsoft 365
  2. Administrator Roles and Security Groups in Microsoft 365
  3. Password Management in Microsoft 365
  4. Azure AD Identity Protection

 

Part 2: Identity Synchronization

This Part explains concepts related to synchronizing identities. Specifically, it focuses on Azure AD Connect and managing directory synchronization to ensure the right people are connecting to your Microsoft 365 system.

  1. Introduction to Identity Synchronization
  2. Planning for Azure AD Connect
  3. Implementing Azure AD Connect
  4. Managing Synchronized Identities

 

Part 3: Federated Identities

This Part is all about Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS). Specifically, you will learn how to plan and manage AD FS to achieve the level of access you want to provide users from other directories.

  1. Introduction to Federated Identities
  2. Planning an AD FS Deployment
  3. Implementing AD FS

 

Part 4: Access Management

This Part describes Conditional Access for Microsoft 365 and how it can be used to control access to resources in your organization. The Part also explains Role Based Access Control (RBAC) and solutions or external access.

  1. Conditional Access
  2. Managing Device Access
  3. Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  4. Solutions for External Access

 

Implementing Microsoft 365 Threat Protection

Part 1: Security in Microsoft 365

This Part starts by explaining the various cyber-attack threats that exist. It then introduces you to the Microsoft solutions to thwart those threats. The Part finishes with an explanation of Microsoft Secure Score and how it can be used to evaluate and report your organizations security posture.

  1. Threat Vectors and Data Breaches
  2. Security Solutions for Microsoft 365
  3. Microsoft Secure Score

 

Part 2: Advanced Threat Protection

This Part explains the various threat protection technologies and services available in Microsoft 365. Specifically, the Part covers message protection through Exchange Online Protection, Azure Advanced Threat Protection and Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection.

  1. Exchange Online Protection
  2. Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection
  3. Managing Safe Attachments
  4. Managing Safe Links
  5. Azure Advanced Threat Protection
  6. Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

 

Part 3: Threat Intelligence

This Part explains Microsoft Threat Intelligence which provides you with the tools to evaluate and address cyber threats. You will learn how to use the Security Dashboard in the Microsoft 365 Security and Compliance Center. It also explains and configures Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics.

  1. Microsoft 365 Threat Intelligence
  2. Using the Security Dashboard
  3. Configuring Advanced Threat Analytics

 

Part 4: Mobility

This Part is all about securing mobile devices and applications. You will learn about Mobile Device Management and how it works with Intune. You will also learn about how Intune and Azure AD can be used to secure mobile applications.

  1. Plan for Mobile Application Management
  2. Plan for Mobile Device Management
  3. Deploy Mobile Device Management
  4. Enroll Devices to Mobile Device Management

 

Implementing Microsoft 365 Information Protection

Part 1: Information Protection

This Part explains information rights management in Exchange and SharePoint. It also describes encryption technologies used to secure messages. The Part introduces how to implement Azure Information Protection and Windows Information Protection.

  1. Information Rights Management
  2. Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension
  3. Office 365 Message Encryption
  4. Azure Information Protection
  5. Advanced Information Protection
  6. Windows Information Protection

 

Part 2: Data Loss Prevention

This Part is all about data loss prevention in Microsoft 365. You will learn about how to create policies, edit rules, and customize user notifications.

  1. Data Loss Prevention Explained
  2. Data Loss Prevention Policies
  3. Custom DLP Policies
  4. Creating a DLP Policy to Protect Documents
  5. Policy Tips

 

Part 3: Cloud Application Security

This Part is all about cloud app security for Microsoft 365. The Part will explain cloud discovery, app connectors, policies, and alerts.

  1. Cloud Application Security Explained
  2. Using Cloud Application Security Information
  3. Office 365 Cloud App Security

 

Microsoft 365 Security Administrator Track

Part 1: Archiving and Retention

This Part explains concepts related to retention and archiving of data for Microsoft 365 including Exchange and SharePoint.

  1. Archiving in Microsoft 365
  2. Retention in Microsoft 365
  3. Retention Policies in the Security and Compliance Center
  4. Archiving and Retention in Exchange
  5. In-place Records Management in SharePoint

 

Part 2: Data Governance in Microsoft 365

This Part focuses on data governance in Microsoft 365. The Part will introduce you to Compliance Manager and discuss GDPR.

  1. Planning Security and Compliance Needs
  2. Building Ethical Walls in Exchange Online
  3. Manage Retention in Email
  4. Troubleshooting Data Governance
  5. Analytics and Telemetry

 

Part 3: Managing Search and Investigations

This Part is focused on content searching and investigations. Specifically, it covers how to use eDiscovery to conduct advanced investigations of Microsoft 365 data. It also covers audit logs and discusses GDPR data subject requests.

  1. Searching for Content in the Security and Compliance Center
  2. Audit Log Investigations
  3. Advanced eDiscovery

 

Classroom Live Labs

Exercise 1: Managing your Microsoft 365 Identity environment

  • Setting up your lab environment
  • Managing your Microsoft 365 identity environment using the Microsoft 365 admin center
  • Assign service administrators

Exercise 2: Implementing Identity Synchronization

  • Setting up your organization for identity synchronization
  • Manage External Access.
  • Explain Licensing Guidance for Azure AD B2B Collaboration

Implementing Microsoft 365 Threat Protection
Exercise 1: Advanced Threat Protection

  • Setting up your lab environment
  • Editing an ATP Safe Links policy and creating a Safe Attachment policy

Exercise 2: Advanced Threat Analytics

  • Enabling and installing the ATA Center

Implementing Microsoft 365 Information Protection
Exercise 1: Data Loss Prevention

  • Create and license users in your organization
  • Configure MDM auto-enrollment
  • Configure AIP and WIP

Exercise 2: Data Loss Prevention

  • Create and license users in your organization
  • Create a DLP policy
  • Testing DLP Policies

Microsoft 365 Security Administrator Track
Exercise 1: Archiving and Retention

  • Create and license users in your organization
  • Configure Retention Tags and Policies
  • MRM Retention Policies

Exercise 2: eDiscovery

  • Create and license users in your organization
  • Investigate your Microsoft 365 Data

 

This course is for the Microsoft 365 security administrator role.  This role collaborates with the Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator, business stakeholders and other workload administrators to plan and implement security strategies and ensures 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 has strong skills and experience with identity protection, information protection, threat protection, security management and data governance. This role focuses on the Microsoft 365 environment and includes hybrid environments.

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