Microsoft 365 Defender

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Microsoft 365 Defender

$ 499
  • Program Type: Micro-credentials

The Microsoft 365 Defender micro-credential is an essential course designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of the integrated security features available in Microsoft 365 Defender, a key component of the Microsoft 365 ecosystem. As organizations continue to adopt cloud-based technologies, ensuring the security of their digital assets is paramount. This course covers various aspects of Microsoft 365 Defender, from endpoint protection to identity and access management, equipping students with the knowledge and skills required to protect an organization's digital assets effectively.

Microsoft 365 Defender security skills are significant in today's technology-driven landscape. Here are several reasons why students should consider taking the Microsoft Defender 365 micro-credential:
  1. Growing demand for cloud security professionals: As organizations increasingly rely on cloud-based services, the demand for skilled professionals who can manage and secure these environments is rising. By completing this course, students will be well-equipped to enter the job market and excel in their careers.
  2. Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft 365 Defender: The course covers a wide range of topics, providing students with a thorough understanding of the various security features and tools available in Microsoft 365 Defender. This knowledge will enable them to secure their organizations' digital assets effectively.
  3. Enhancing organizational security: By mastering the security features of Microsoft 365 Defender, students can help their organizations proactively identify and address vulnerabilities, improving their overall security posture and reducing the risk of cyberattacks.
Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft 365 Security
    • Overview of built-in security features
    • Role of Microsoft 365 Defender in protecting organizational assets
Module 2:  Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
    • Endpoint protection introduction
    • Device configuration, threat protection, and response capabilities
Module 3: Microsoft Defender for Office 365
    • Protection features for email and collaboration tools
    • Anti-phishing, anti-malware, and safe attachments
Module 4: Microsoft Defender for Identity
    • Identity protection features
    • Monitoring, detection, and response capabilities for identity-based threats
Module 5: Threat Protection and Response
    • Basics of threat detection, investigation, and response with Microsoft 365 Defender
Module 6: Data Protection and Compliance
    • Information protection features: data classification, labeling, encryption
    • Compliance management tools
Module 7:  Secure Score and Security Recommendations
    • Using Microsoft Secure Score to assess and improve security posture
Module 8: Identity and Access Management
    • Managing user identities, groups, and access control in Microsoft 365
    • Multi-factor authentication and conditional access
Module 9: Security Monitoring and Reporting
    • Security dashboards, alerts, and advanced hunting capabilities
Module 10: Best Practices for Microsoft 365 Security
    • Recommendations for securing Microsoft 365 environments
    • Enabling auditing, configuring security policies, and implementing user training