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Microsoft 365 Security Administrator (MS-500) Course Outline

This course covers the following topics:

MS-500T01-:  Managing Microsoft 365 Identity and Access

Module 1: User and Group Security

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

  • User Accounts in Microsoft 365
  • Administrator Roles and Security Groups in Microsoft 365
  • Password Management in Microsoft 365
  • Azure AD Identity Protection

Module 2: Identity Synchronization

This module 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.

Lessons

  • Introduction to Identity Synchronization
  • Planning for Azure AD Connect
  • Implementing Azure AD Connect
  • Managing Synchronized Identities

Module 3: Federated Identities

This module 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.

Lessons

  • Introduction to Federated Identities
  • Planning an AD FS Deployment
  • Implementing AD FS

Module 4: Access Management

This module describes 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
  • Managing Device Access
  • Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Solutions for External Access

MS-500T02:  Implementing Microsoft 365 Threat Protection

Module 1: Security in Microsoft 365

This module starts by explaining the various cyber-attack threats that exist. It then introduces you to the Microsoft solutions to thwart 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 Solutions for Microsoft 365
  • Microsoft Secure Score

 

Module 2: Advanced Threat Protection

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

Lessons

  • Exchange Online Protection
  • Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection
  • Managing Safe Attachments
  • Managing Safe Links
  • Azure Advanced Threat Protection
  • Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Module 3: Threat Intelligence

This module 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.

Lessons

  • Microsoft 365 Threat Intelligence
  • Using the Security Dashboard
  • Configuring Advanced Threat Analytics

Module 4: Mobility

This module 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.

Lessons

  • Plan for Mobile Application Management
  • Plan for Mobile Device Management
  • Deploy Mobile Device Management
  • Enroll Devices to Mobile Device Management

MS-500T03:  Implementing Microsoft 365 Information Protection

Module 1: Information Protection

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

Lessons

  • Information Rights Management
  • Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension
  • Office 365 Message Encryption
  • Azure Information Protection
  • Advanced Information Protection
  • Windows Information Protection

Module 2: Data Loss Prevention

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

Lessons

  • Data Loss Prevention Explained
  • Data Loss Prevention Policies
  • Custom DLP Policies
  • Creating a DLP Policy to Protect Documents
  • Policy Tips

Module 3: Cloud Application Security

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

Lessons

  • Cloud Application Security Explained
  • Using Cloud Application Security Information
  • Office 365 Cloud App Security

MS-500T04:  Microsoft 365 Security Administrator Track (MS-500)

Module 1: 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 Security and Compliance Center
  • Archiving and Retention in Exchange
  • In-place Records Management in SharePoint

Module 2: Data Governance in Microsoft 365

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

Lessons

  • Planning Security and Compliance Needs
  • Building Ethical Walls in Exchange Online
  • Manage Retention in Email
  • Troubleshooting Data Governance
  • Analytics and Telemetry

Module 3: Managing Search and Investigations

This module 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.

Lessons

  • Searching for Content in the Security and Compliance Center
  • Audit Log Investigations
  • Advanced eDiscovery

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Who should attend?

Anybody looking to become a Microsoft 365 security administrator.

Prerequisites

You should have the following skills before attending:

  • 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 devices

Microsoft 365 Security Administrator (MS-500) Course Overview

In this 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. This course also prepares you for Microsoft exam MS-500.

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What's included in this Microsoft 365 training course?

  • Experienced Instructor
  • Completion Certificate
  • Refreshments (Classroom Only)

Microsoft 365 Security Administrator (MS-500) Exam Information

The MS-500 exam covers the following areas:

  • Implement and manage identity and access
  • Implement and manage threat protection
  • Implement and manage information protection
  • Manage governance and compliance features in Microsoft 365

Please note the exam is not included with this training and course and must be purchased separately 

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Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.

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Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
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 devices
Anybody looking to become a Microsoft 365 security administrator.
We can provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 4 days
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for Microsoft 365 Security Administrator MS500 certification in the United Kingdom starts from £2295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Microsoft 365 Security Administrator MS500.

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