Managing and Monitoring Applications with App Governance

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Managing and Monitoring Apps with App Governance looks at how to use Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps App Governance monitoring solution to prevent malicious or inappropriately configured apps from compromising your organization's Microsoft 365 data. App Governance assesses the attributes and permissions of cloud applications deployed to Microsoft 365 and then monitors how they access data, looking for anomalous behavior. Abnormal app behavior can trigger alerts, which in turn can automatically take remedial action. This lesson goes through the App Governance’s capabilities, how to set it up, and how to use it.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about App Governance’s capabilities
  • Learn how to enable App Governance
  • Learn how to create a custom App Governance policy

Intended Audience

  • Students working towards the SC-300: Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator exam
  • Those who want to know how to leverage App Governance capabilities to protect their Microsoft 365 data


  • A basic familiarity with Microsoft 365

About the Author
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Hallam is a software architect with over 20 years experience across a wide range of industries. He began his software career as a  Delphi/Interbase disciple but changed his allegiance to Microsoft with its deep and broad ecosystem. While Hallam has designed and crafted custom software utilizing web, mobile and desktop technologies, good quality reliable data is the key to a successful solution. The challenge of quickly turning data into useful information for digestion by humans and machines has led Hallam to specialize in database design and process automation. Showing customers how leverage new technology to change and improve their business processes is one of the key drivers keeping Hallam coming back to the keyboard. 

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