Intro to Sensitivity Labels in Microsoft 365

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This lesson introduces you to sensitivity labels in Microsoft 365, and you’ll learn what they are and what functions they perform. We’ll then look at the steps you need to take to define sensitivity labels. Finally, we'll take a look at classifying and protecting data with sensitivity labels.

Learning Objectives

By the time you finish this lesson, you should have a good understanding of what sensitivity labels are and what role they play in Microsoft 365.

Intended Audience

This lesson is intended for anyone who wishes to learn what sensitivity labels are and how to classify and protect data with them in Microsoft 365.


To get the most out of this lesson, you should already have a basic understanding of Microsoft 365.

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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.

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