Deploying Microsoft Defender for Identity
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.
Welcome back! Microsoft Defender for Identity was originally called Azure Advanced Threat Protection, or Azure ATP. It's 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. Microsoft Defender for Identity uses learning-based analytics to help you monitor user behavior and activities, and it allows you to protect Active Directory user identities and credentials. You can also use Microsoft Defender for Identity to identify and investigate suspicious user activities and attacks throughout the kill chain, and to provide incident information that assists in triage. Over the next couple demonstrations, I'll show you how to create a Defender for Identity instance and how to connect Defender for Identity to Active Directory.
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