Microsoft Defender for Identity is a cloud-based security solution that leverages on-prem Active Directory to identify, detect, and investigate things like threats and compromised identities. It also helps identify malicious insider attacks.
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- Learn what Defender for Identity is
- Learn how to create a Defender for Identity instance
- Learn how to connect Defender for Identity to an on-prem Active Directory forest
- Learn how to install the Defender for Identity sensor
This quick-hitting course is intended for those who want to learn how to deploy Defender for Identity.
To get the most from this course, you should have a basic understanding of Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365.
Hi there. Welcome to deploying Microsoft Defender for Identity. 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, feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. This quick-hitting course is intended for those who want to actually see how to deploy Defender for Identity. We'll start off with a quick intro to what Defender for Identity is. We'll follow up with a demo that shows you how to create a Defender for Identity instance. After we create the Defender for Identity instance, we'll connect it to an on-prem Active Directory forest. We'll add the forest and install the Defender for Identity sensor on the Active Directory domain controller. After watching the demos in this course, you should have a good understanding of how to create a Defender for Identity instance and you should know how to connect it to an on-prem Active Directory forest. 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 how to deploy Microsoft Defender for Identity, let's get started.
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.