DEMO: Configure an Alert Policy

4m 27s

By the time you finish this lesson, you should have a good understanding of the reporting and alerting options in Microsoft Defender for Office 365. We'll start off with a lesson on the reporting options in Defender for Office 365 where we'll quickly touch on the reports that are available, and we'll then work through a quick reporting demonstration. We'll run through alerting and you'll learn about alert policies. A guided demonstration will then show you how to create an alert policy.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about reporting in Microsoft 365 Defender for Office 365
  • Learn how to view reports
  • Learn about alerts and alert policies in Defender
  • Configure an alert policy

Intended Audience

This quick-hitting lesson is intended for those who wish to learn about the reporting and alerting options in Microsoft Defender for Office 365.


To get the most out of this lesson, you should have a basic understanding of Office 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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