Communication Compliance in Microsoft 365

This course explores communication compliance in Microsoft 365 and the benefits it can bring to your organization. We'll look at the phases that make up a communication compliance workflow and then move on to compliance policies.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what communication compliance is and what the workflow looks like
  • Learn about the pieces that make up communication compliance policies

Intended Audience

Anyone who wishes to learn about using communication compliance in Microsoft 365.


To get the most out of this course you should have a basic understanding of Microsoft 365 and compliance concepts.


Hello. Welcome to Communication Compliance in Microsoft 365. My name is Thomas Mitchell and I’ll be taking you through this course.

I’m a Microsoft 365 instructor at Cloud Academy and I have over 25 years of IT experience, several of those with cloud technologies. If you have any questions about this course, connect with me on LinkedIn, or send an email to

This quick-hitting course is intended for those who wish to learn about using Communication Compliance in Microsoft 365.

We’ll start off with a quick intro to Communication Compliance in Microsoft 365. You’ll learn what it is and what it offers.

You’ll then learn about the Communication Compliance workflow. You’ll learn about the Configure phase, the Investigate phase, the Remediate phase, and about the Monitor phase.

We’ll wrap up with a pretty deep dive into Communication Compliance policies, where you’ll learn about the components of a policy. More specifically, we’ll look at policy templates, Policy settings, and at the supported communication types.

By the end of this course, you should have a good understanding of what communication compliance is, what the workflow looks like, and you should have an understanding of the pieces that make up communication compliance policies.

We’d love to get your feedback on this course, so please give it a rating when you’re finished. If you’re ready to learn about communication compliance policies in Microsoft 365, let’s get started!

About the Author
Learning Paths

Tom is a 25+ year veteran of the IT industry, having worked in environments as large as 40k seats and as small as 50 seats. Throughout the course of a long an interesting career, he has built an in-depth skillset that spans numerous IT disciplines. Tom has designed and architected small, large, and global IT solutions.

In addition to the Cloud Platform and Infrastructure MCSE certification, Tom also carries several other Microsoft certifications. His ability to see things from a strategic perspective allows Tom to architect solutions that closely align with business needs.

In his spare time, Tom enjoys camping, fishing, and playing poker.