MS-500 Exam Preparation: Microsoft 365 Security Administration (PREVIEW)

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*** Learning Path in Preview ***

This learning path is still in development with new content being added over the coming weeks to ensure it fulfills all elements covered across all learning objectives in the exam.  

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This Learning Path is designed to help you and your team prepare for the MS-500 Microsoft 365 Security Administration exam. Even if you don't plan to take the exam, these courses will help you get started on your way to becoming a Microsoft 365 Security Administrator. 

The MS-500 exam is part of Microsoft’s new role-based certification program. Candidates who pass this exam will earn the Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate certification. 

The MS-500 exam tests your knowledge of four key subject areas, and that’s how we’ve structured this Learning Path.

We’ll start with the skills needed for implementing and managing identity and access. Next, we’ll get into implementing and managing threat protection. We'll then get into implementing and managing information protection. We'll round things out with the management of governance and compliance features in Microsoft 365.


Learning Objectives 

  • Implement and manage identity and access
  • Implement and manage threat protection
  • Implement and manage information protection
  • Manage governance and compliance features in Microsoft 365


Intended Audience

  • IT professionals who want to become a Microsoft 365 Certified Security Administrator
  • IT professionals preparing for Microsoft’s MS-500 exam 


Prerequisites

General knowledge of Microsoft 365 and related concepts.


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We welcome all feedback and suggestions - please contact us at support@cloudacademy.com if you are unsure about where to start or if you would like help with any of our content.  

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Training Content

1
Course - Advanced - 27m
Implementing Identity Synchronization with Azure AD Connect
This course shows you how to design, implement, and manage a hybrid identity strategy using Azure AD Connect.
2
Course - Intermediate - 55m
Managing Azure AD Identities
In this course, you'll learn some of the most common tasks to be performed by Microsoft 365 administrators related to Azure AD identities
3
Course - Beginner - 1h 1m
Managing Microsoft 365 Access and Authentication
This course teaches you how to manage Microsoft 365 access and authentication, preparing you for the Microsoft 365 Identity and Services exam.
4
Course - Beginner - 42m
Managing Azure AD User Roles
This course will teach you how to plan user roles in Microsoft 365 and how to allocate roles in workloads.
5
Course - Intermediate - 41m
Implementing Azure Active Directory Privileged Identity Management
This course explains what Azure AD Privileged Identity Management is and what it offers and works through the deployment of PIM and how it works with multi-factor authentication.
6
Course - Intermediate - 19m
An Intro to Microsoft Defender for Identity
Learn what Microsoft Defender for Identity is, what it offers, the components that comprise it, and the requirements you must meet to use it.
7
Course - Beginner - 11m
Deploying Microsoft Defender for Identity
This quick-hitting course is intended for those who want to learn how to deploy Defender for Identity.
8
Course - Intermediate - 14m
Intro to Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
This course introduces the Microsoft Defender for Endpoint service and how you can get started using it.
9
Course - Intermediate - 14m
Implementing Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
This course explores Microsoft Defender for Endpoint and how to implement it.
10
Exam - 20m
Knowledge Check: Implementing Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
Knowledge Check: Implementing Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
11
Course - Intermediate - 43m
Configuring Microsoft Defender for Office 365
This course shows how to set up Microsoft Defender for Microsoft 365 through a series of practical demonstrations from the Microsoft 365 platform.
12
Exam - 25m
Knowledge Check: Configuring Microsoft Defender for Office 365
Knowledge Check: Configuring Microsoft Defender for Office 365
13
Course - Intermediate - 14m
Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Reporting and Alerting
In this course, you'll learn about the reporting and alerting options in Microsoft Defender for Office 365.
14
Course - Intermediate - 24m
Monitoring Microsoft 365 Security with Azure Sentinel
This course explores Azure Sentinel and how to use it to monitor Microsoft 365.
15
Exam - 20m
Knowledge Check: Monitoring Microsoft 365 Security with Azure Sentinel
Knowledge Check: Monitoring Microsoft 365 Security with Azure Sentinel
16
Course - Intermediate - 12m
Intro to Sensitivity Labels in Microsoft 365
This course introduces you to sensitivity labels in Microsoft 365, and you’ll learn what they are and what functions they perform in protecting your data.
17
Course - Intermediate - 19m
Creating and Configuring Sensitivity Labels and Policies in Microsoft 365
This course guides you through the actual process of creating and publishing labels through some practical demonstrations from Microsoft 365.
18
Course - Intermediate - 54m
Managing Data Loss Prevention in Microsoft 365
This course is designed to give you a solid understanding of data loss prevention (DLP) in Microsoft 365.
19
Exam - 30m
Knowledge Check: Managing Data Loss Prevention in Microsoft 365
Knowledge Check: Managing Data Loss Prevention in Microsoft 365
20
Course - Intermediate - 37m
Cloud App Security in Microsoft 365
This course explores Microsoft Cloud App Security, including what it is, what it offers, and how it's configured.
21
Exam - 25m
Knowledge Check: Cloud App Security in Microsoft 365
Knowledge Check: Cloud App Security in Microsoft 365
22
Course - Intermediate - 25m
Data Governance in Microsoft 365
In this course, we take a look at data governance in Microsoft 365 and what it's used for.
23
Exam - 20m
Knowledge Check: Data Governance in Microsoft 365
Knowledge Check: Data Governance in Microsoft 365
24
Course - Intermediate - 8m
Records Management and Retention in Microsoft 365
This course explores records management and retention, starting with a quick intro to the service, and then taking a look at how to use retention labels to declare records.
25
Course - Intermediate - 45m
Auditing and eDiscovery in Microsoft 365
This course explores how to use and manage auditing and eDiscovery in Microsoft 365.
26
Exam - 25m
Knowledge Check: Auditing and eDiscovery in Microsoft 365
Knowledge Check: Auditing and eDiscovery in Microsoft 365
27
Course - Intermediate - 54m
Managing Regulatory Compliance in Microsoft 365
This course explores the compliance features available to a Microsoft 365 administrator as well as how to manage regulatory compliance in a Microsoft 365 environment.
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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.

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