Microsoft 365 Security

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Microsoft 365 Security

$ 499
  • Program Type: Micro-credentials

The Introduction to Microsoft 365 Security micro-credential course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the built-in security features of Microsoft 365, one of the most widely used enterprise cloud services. As organizations adopt cloud-based technologies, securing their digital assets becomes increasingly important. This course covers various aspects of Microsoft 365 security, from identity and access management to compliance and incident response, equipping students with the knowledge and skills to protect an organization's digital assets effectively.

The importance of Microsoft 365 security skills in today's technology-driven world cannot be overstated. Here are several reasons why students should consider taking the Introduction to Microsoft 365 Security micro-credential:
  1. Growing demand for cloud security professionals: As organizations increasingly adopt cloudbased services, the demand for skilled professionals who can manage and secure these environments is rising.
  2. Holistic understanding of Microsoft 365 security: The course covers many topics, providing students with a comprehensive understanding of the various security features and tools available in Microsoft 365. This knowledge will enable them to secure their organizations' digital assets effectively.
  3. Enhancing organizational security: By mastering the security features of Microsoft 365, students can help their organizations proactively identify and address vulnerabilities, improving their overall security posture and reducing the risk of cyberattacks.

Module 1: Overview of Microsoft 365 Security

    • Introduction to Microsoft 365's built-in security features
    • Role in protecting an organization's digital assets

Module 2:  Identity and Access Management

    • Managing user identities, groups, and access control in Microsoft 365
    • Multi-factor authentication, conditional access, single sign-on

Module 3: Data Protection

    • Information protection features: data classification, labelling, encryption, data loss prevention

Module 4: Microsoft 365 Threat Protection

    • Microsoft Defender for Office 365, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, Microsoft Defender for Identity
    • Detecting and responding to threats

Module 5: Device Management

    • Device management and security features in Microsoft 365
    • Mobile device management, device compliance policies, endpoint protection

Module 6: Compliance Management

    • Compliance features in Microsoft 365
    • Data governance, privacy regulations, auditing tools

Module 7:  Secure Score and Security Recommendations

    • Using Microsoft Secure Score to assess and improve security posture
    • Implementing security recommendations

Module 8: Security Monitoring and Reporting

    • Security monitoring features in Microsoft 365
    • Security dashboards, alerts, advanced hunting capabilities

Module 9: Incident Response and Remediation

    • Incident response and remediation using Microsoft 365's built-in tools
    • Threat investigation and response actions

Module 10: Best Practices for Microsoft 365 Security

    • Recommendations for securing Microsoft 365 environments
    • Enabling auditing, configuring security policies, implementing user training