SC-900 Exam Prep: Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals (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.  



This Learning Path is designed to help you and your team prepare for the SC-900: Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals exam. Even if you don't plan to take the exam, these courses will help familiarize you with the fundamentals of security, compliance, and identity across cloud-based and related Microsoft services.

Candidates who pass this exam will earn the Microsoft Certified Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals certification. 

The SC-900 exam tests your knowledge of four key subject areas, and that’s how we’ve structured this Learning Path.

We’ll cover the skills you need to describe various security, compliance, and identity concepts, and we’ll look at the different capabilities of Microsoft’s identity and access management solutions. As you progress through the course, you’ll also learn about the various capabilities of the different Microsoft security solutions and compliance solutions.


Learning Objectives 

  • Describe the concepts of security, compliance, and identity
  • Describe the capabilities of Microsoft identity and access management solutions
  • Describe the capabilities of Microsoft security solutions
  • Describe the capabilities of Microsoft compliance solutions


Intended Audience

  • IT professionals who want to become familiar with the fundamentals of security, compliance, and identity across cloud-based and related Microsoft services.
  • IT professionals preparing for Microsoft’s SC-900 exam 



General knowledge of Microsoft 365, Microsoft Azure, and related concepts.



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


Your certificate for this learning path

Training Content

Course - Intermediate - 50m
Microsoft Azure Security Solutions
This course provides you with a basic understanding of all of the key security options and features available in Microsoft Azure.
Course - Advanced - 1h 41m
Designing for Azure Identity Management
In this course, you'll learn how to implement and deploy identity management on Azure to better protect your organization with this expertly instructed training content.
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h 15m
Simplifying Password Reset Using Azure AD Self-Service Password Reset
Learn how to enable end-users to reset forgotten passwords without the need for a call to the help desk using Azure AD Self-Service Password Reset in this hands-on lab.
Course - Intermediate - 15m
Getting Started with Conditional Access Policies
In this course, you'll learn the fundamentals of conditional access policies and how to build them.
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.
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
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.
Course - Intermediate - 1h 26m
Implementing Azure Network Security
Through a combination of both theory and practical demonstrations, this course teaches how to implement Azure network security.
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 45m
Connecting to Azure VM using Bastion Host
Learn how to connect to Azure VM privately using an Azure Bastion Host in this hands-on lab.
Course - Intermediate - 54m
Configuring Azure Web Application Firewall
In this course, we review Azure Web Application Firewall and how to configure it.
Course - Intermediate - 24m
Monitoring Microsoft 365 Security with Azure Sentinel
This course explores Azure Sentinel and how to use it to monitor Microsoft 365.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Course - Intermediate - 47m
Managing Device Compliance in Microsoft 365
This course explores the suite of tools available in Microsoft Endpoint Manager for establishing and maintaining security posture in an organization.
Course - Intermediate - 45m
Managing Microsoft 365 Security Reports and Alerts
This course will explore best practices and fundamentals using Microsoft 365’s Secure Score as a primary barometer to measure protection and readiness as well as timely and effective responses to threat incidents.
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.
Course - Intermediate - 11m
Configuring and Using Activity Explorer in Microsoft 365
This course explores the Activity Explorer feature that’s found in the Microsoft 365 Compliance Center.
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.
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.
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.
Course - Intermediate - 29m
Communication Compliance in Microsoft 365
This course explores communication compliance in Microsoft 365 and the benefits it can bring to your organization.
Course - Intermediate - 45m
Auditing and eDiscovery in Microsoft 365
This course explores how to use and manage auditing and eDiscovery in 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.