• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In modern enterprise environments, organizations need to be proactive and prepare for unforeseen circumstances, perform detection, and assemble automatic investigation and mitigation strategies. Fortunately, IT professionals can rely on robust tools like the kind found in Microsoft 365 environments. Through this course, learn about endpoint protection in Microsoft 365 environments.

Explore endpoint security, manage security baselines and policies, and work with firewall and attack surface reduction policies. Next, examine account protection policies, encrypted disk security, antivirus policies, endpoint detection, and response policies. Finally, learn about firewall rule management and how to configure Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, monitor devices, and investigate and respond to threats.

This course is part of a series preparing learners for the MD-101: Managing Modern Desktop exam.

Learning Objectives

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Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.