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MS-500

Microsoft 365 Security Administration

Description

Microsoft 365 Security Administration

Learn how to secure your Microsoft 365 deployment and comply with industry data protections. This course focuses on securing user identity and access, threat protection, information protection and data governance. This course was designed for IT Professionals who manage and deploy security technologies for Microsoft 365 in their organization. The course is for the Microsoft 365 Security Administrator job role. It helps learners prepare for the Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate exam (MS-500).

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • 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.

Outline

Module 1: User and Group Management

This module 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 module sets the foundation for the remainder of the course.

Lessons

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

Lab : Initialize your lab

  • Set up your Microsoft 365 tenant

Lab : Configure Privileged Identity Management

  • Discover and Manage Azure Resources
  • Assign Directory Roles
  • Activate and Deactivate PIM Roles
  • Directory Roles (General)
  • PIM Resource Workflows
  • View audit history for Azure AD roles in PIM

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create and manage user accounts.
  • Describe and use Microsoft 365 admin roles.
  • Plan for password policies and authentication.
  • Describe the concepts of Zero Trust security
  • Implement multi-factor authentication in Office 365.

Module 2: Identity Synchronization and Protection

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

Lessons

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

Lab : Implement Identity Synchronization

  • Set up your organization for identity synchronization

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe authentication options for Microsoft 365.
  • Explain directory synchronization.
  • Plan directory synchronization.
  • Describe and use Azure AD Connect.
  • Configure Azure AD Connect Prerequisites.
  • Manage users and groups with directory synchronization.
  • Describe Active Directory federation.
  • Enable Azure Identity Protection

Module 3: Access Management

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

Lessons

  • Conditional access
  • Manage device access
  • Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Solutions for external access

Lab : Use Conditional Access to enable MFA

  • MFA Authentication Pilot (require MFA for specific apps)
  • MFA Conditional Access (complete an MFA roll out)

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the concept of conditional access.
  • Describe and use conditional access policies.
  • Plan for device compliance.
  • Configure conditional users and groups.
  • Configure role based access control

Module 4: Security in Microsoft 365

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

Lessons

  • Threat vectors and data breaches
  • Security strategy and principles
  • Security solutions for Microsoft 365
  • Secure Score

Lab : Use Microsoft Secure Score

  • Improve your secure score in the Microsoft 365 Security Center

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe several techniques attackers use to compromise user accounts through email.
  • Describe techniques attackers use to gain control over resources.
  • List the types of threats that can be avoided by using Exhange Online Protection and Office 365 ATP.
  • Describe the benefits of Secure Score and what kind of services can be analyzed.
  • Describe how to use Secure Score to identify gaps in your current Microsoft 365 security posture.

Module 5: Threat Protection

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

Lessons

  • Exchange Online Protection (EOP)
  • Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection
  • Manage Safe Attachments
  • Manage Safe Links
  • Azure Advanced Threat Protection
  • Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Lab : Manage Microsoft 365 Security Services

  • Implement ATP Policies

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the anti-malware pipeline as email is analyzed by Exchange Online Protection.
  • Describe how Safe Attachments is used to block zero-day malware in email attachments and documents.
  • Describe how Safe Links protect users from malicious URLs embedded in email and documents that point
  • Configure Azure Advanced Threat Protection.
  • Configure Windows Defender ATP.

Module 6: Threat Management

This module explains Microsoft Threat Management which provides you with the tools to evaluate and address cyber threats and formulate responses. You will learn how to use the Security dashboard and Azure Sentinel for Microsoft 365. The module also explains and configures Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics.

Lessons

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

Lab : Using Attack Simulator

  • Conduct a simulated Spear phishing attack
  • Conduct simulated password attacks

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how Threat Explorer can be used to investigate threats and help to protect your tenant.
  • Describe how the Security Dashboard gives C-level executives insight into top risks and trends.
  • Describe what Advanced Thread Analytics (ATA) is and what requirements are needed to deploy it.
  • Configure Advanced Threat Analytics.
  • Use the attack simulator in Microsoft 365.
  • Describe how Azure Sentinel can used for Microsoft 365.

Module 7: Cloud Application Security

This module focuses on cloud application security in Microsoft 365. The module will explain cloud discovery, app connectors, policies, and alerts. You will learn how these features work to secure you cloud applications.

Lessons

  • Deploy Cloud Application Security
  • Use cloud application security information

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Cloud App Security.
  • Explain how to deploy Cloud App Security.
  • Control your Cloud Apps with Policies.
  • Use the Cloud App Catalog.
  • Use the Cloud Discovery dashboard.
  • Manage cloud app permissions.

Module 8: Mobility

This module focuses on securing mobile devices and applications. You will learn about Mobile Device Management and how it works with Microsoft Intune. You will also learn about how Intune and Azure AD can be used to secure mobile applications.

Lessons

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

Lab : Configure Azure AD for Intune

  • Enable Device Management
  • Configure Azure AD for Intune
  • Create Intune Policies

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe mobile application considerations.
  • Use Intune to manage mobile applications.
  • Manage devices with MDM.
  • Configure Domains for MDM.
  • Manage Device Security Policies.
  • Enroll devices to MDM.
  • Configure a Device Enrollment Manager Role.

Module 9: Information Protection

This module focuses on data loss prevention in Microsoft 365. You will learn about how to create policies, edit rules, and customize user notifications to protect your data.

Lessons

  • Information protection concepts
  • Sensitivity labels
  • Azure Information Protection (AIP)
  • Windows Information Protection (WIP)

Lab : Implement Azure Information Protection and Windows Information Protection

  • Implement Azure Information Protection
  • Implement Windows Information Protection

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure labels and policies for Azure Information Protection.
  • Configure the advance AIP service settings for Rights Management Services (RMS) templates.
  • Plan a deployment of Windows Information Protection policies.

Module 10: Rights Management and Encryption

This module explains information rights management in Exchange and SharePoint. The module also describes encryption technologies used to secure messages.

Lessons

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

Lab : Configure Office 365 Message Encryption

  • Configure Office 365 Message Encryption
  • Validate Information Rights Management

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the various Microsoft 365 Encryption Options.
  • Describe the use of S/MIME.
  • Describe and enable Office 365 Message Encryption.

Module 11: Data Loss Prevention

This module focuses on data loss prevention in Microsoft 365. You will learn about how to create policies, edit rules, and customize user notifications to protect your data.

Lessons

  • Data loss prevention fundamentals
  • Create a DLP policy
  • Customize a DLP policy
  • Create a DLP policy to protect documents
  • Policy tipsLab : Implement Data Loss Prevention policies
  • Manage DLP Policies
  • Test MRM and DLP Policies

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Data Loss Prevention (DLP).
  • Use policy templates to implement DLP policies for commonly used information.
  • Configure the correct rules for protecting content.
  • Describe how to modify existing rules of DLP policies.
  • Configure the user override option to a DLP rule.
  • Explain how SharePoint Online creates crawled properties from documents.

Module 12: Archiving and Retention

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

Lessons

  • 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

Lab : Compliance and Retention

  • Initialize Compliance
  • Configure retention tags and policies

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the difference between In-Place Archive and Records Management.
  • Explain how data is archived in Exchange.
  • Explain how a retention policy functions.
  • Create a retention policy.
  • Enable and disable in-place archiving.
  • Create useful retention tags.

Module 13: Content Search and Investigation

This module focuses on content search and investigations. The module covers how to use eDiscovery to conduct advanced investigations of Microsoft 365 data. It also covers audit logs and discusses GDPR data subject requests.

Lessons

  • Content Search
  • Audit Log Investigations
  • Advanced eDiscovery

Lab : Manage Search and Investigation

  • Investigate your Microsoft 365 Data
  • Conduct a Data Subject Request

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how to use content search.
  • Design a content search.
  • Configure search permission filtering.
  • Configure Audit Policies.
  • Enter criteria for searching the audit log.
  • Describe advanced eDiscovery in Microsoft 365.
  • View the advanced eDiscovery event log.

Module 14: Compliance in Microsoft 365

This module focuses on data governance in Microsoft 365. The module will introduce you to Compliance Manager and discuss Global Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Lessons

  • Compliance center
  • Compliance center solutions
  • Building ethical walls in Exchange Online

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe what you need to consider for GDPR.
  • Describe what an ethical wall in Exchange is and how it works.
  • Explain compliance score.
  • Explain and use insider risk management

PreRequisites

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

Audience

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 to 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 hybrid environments. This role has strong skills and experience with identity protection, information protection, threat protection, security management and data governance.

$2495.00 List Price

4 Days Course

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This class runs from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM EDT
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