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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.


Congratulations. You’ve come to the end of the course. Let’s review what you’ve learned.

We started things off with a quick intro to Communication Compliance in Microsoft 365, where you learned what it is and what it offers.

You then learned about the Communication Compliance workflow. You learned about the Configure phase, the Investigate phase, the Remediate phase, and the Monitor phase.

We wrapped up with a deep dive into Communication Compliance policies, where you learned about the components of a communication compliance policy. More specifically, we covered policy templates, Policy settings, and supported communication types.

At this point, you should have a good understanding of what communication compliance offers, and what the workflow looks like. You should also have a solid understanding of what communication compliance policies do, and what they are made up of. 

To learn more about communication compliance policies in Microsoft 365, you can, and should, read Microsoft’s published documentation. You should also keep an eye out for new courses on Cloud Academy, because we’re always publishing new ones. Be sure to give this course a rating, and if you have any questions or comments, please let us know. As always, thanks for watching and happy learning!

About the Author
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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.