Programming & Development

MS-500 Microsoft 365 Security Administrator


In this course you will learn how to secure user access to your organization’s resources. The course covers user password protection, multi-factor authentication, how to enable Azure Identity Protection, how to setup and use Azure AD Connect, and introduces 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. In the course you will learn about information protection technologies that help secure your Microsoft 365 environment. The course discusses information rights managed content, message encryption, as well as labels, policies and rules that support data loss prevention and information protection. Lastly, you will learn about archiving and retention in Microsoft 365 as well as 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.

Who Should Attend
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.

Course 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.

Course Outline:

Identity and Access Management concepts
The Zero Trust model
Plan your identity and authentication solution
User accounts and roles
Password Management
Plan directory synchronization
Configure and manage synchronized identities
Azure AD Identity Protection
Application Management
Identity Governance
Manage device access
Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
Solutions for external access
Privileged Identity Management
Threat vectors and data breaches
Security strategy and principles
Microsoft security solutions
Secure Score
Exchange Online Protection (EOP)
Microsoft Defender for Office 365
Manage Safe Attachments
Manage Safe Links
Microsoft Defender for Identity
Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
Security dashboard
Threat investigation and response
Azure Sentinel
Advanced Threat Analytics
Deploy Cloud Application Security
Use cloud application security information
Mobile Application Management (MAM)
Mobile Device Management (MDM)
Deploy mobile device services
Enroll devices to Mobile Device Management
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
Information Rights Management (IRM)
Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension (S-MIME)
Office 365 Message Encryption
Data loss prevention fundamentals
Create a DLP policy
Customize a DLP policy
Create a DLP policy to protect documents
Policy tips
Compliance center
Insider Risk
Privileged Access
Information barriers
Building ethical walls in Exchange Online
Content Search
Audit Log Investigations
Advanced eDiscovery

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