• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

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.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students should be able to:

Administer user and group security in Microsoft 365.
Manage passwords in Microsoft 365.
Describe Azure Identity Protection features.
Plan and implement Azure AD Connect.
Manage synchronized identities.
Plan implement federated identities.
Describe and use conditional access.
Describe cyber-attack threat vectors.
Describe security solutions for Microsoft 365
Use Microsoft Secure Score to evaluate your security posture.
Use the Security Dashboard in the Microsoft Security & Compliance center.
Configure various advanced threat protection services for Microsoft 365.
Configure Advanced Threat Analytics.
Plan and deploy Mobile Device Management.
Implement information rights management.
Secure messages in Office 365.
Configure Data Loss Prevention policies.
Deploy and manage Cloud App Security.
Implement Azure information protection for Microsoft 365.
Implement Windows information protection for devices.
Plan and deploy a data archiving and retention system.
Perform assessments in Compliance Manager.
Manage email retention through Exchange.
Conduct an audit log investigation.
Create and manage an eDiscovery investigation.
Manage GDPR data subject requests.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • All-Source Analysis
  • Cyber Operations
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Data Administration
  • Risk Management