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Flex On-Demand: MS-500-Microsoft 365 Security Administration Course Outline

 (5 days)
Special Note to New Hampshire Residents
This course has not yet been approved by the New Hampshire Department of Education. Please contact us for an update on when the class will be available in New Hampshire.


*** Note: This is a Flex On-Demand (self -study) course, Unlimited access, $995 ***
(Applicable State and Local taxes may be added for On-Demand purchases, depending on your location.)
Our Flex On-Demand courses are self-study classes with 24/7 access via the internet.

Audience profile
This course is suitable for the Microsoft 365 security administrator role.

• Basic conceptual understanding of Microsoft Azure.
• Experience with Windows 10 devices.
• Experience with Office 365.
• Basic understanding of authorization and authentication.
• Basic understanding of computer networks.
• Working knowledge of managing mobile devices.

About This Course
We have assembled a complete package of self-study materials along with online support and the ability to sit-in on a live-instructor-led training class. With these resources, you have a flexible platform that allows you to gain the knowledge you need for your job. If you also want certification, see the additional Exam Pak option.

Your course includes:

Microsoft Official E-Learning
We will be your guide through the Microsoft Learn training platform. We will direct you through the Microsoft Learn training platform, an on-demand learning solution that provides interactive learning modules incorporating reading, hands-on experiences, knowledge checks, and short videos.

Microsoft Reference Guides
A printed reference guide published by Microsoft is included as a supplement to your other study materials. This additional resource will help you gauge your readiness to take the exam and check your understanding of key concepts. In addition, as a companion to the ILT course, you will receive the Microsoft Official curriculum.

Practice Lab Environment
24/7 access allows you to gain hands-on experience in a real environment - no software needed by you! (180-day access period)

24/7 Online Support
You may chat 24/7 online with a content matter expert while you are taking your Flex On-Demand class. And, with your permission, the expert can even take over your computer to provide assistance with your labs. (90-day access period)

ILT Listener Option
Attend the same live, instructor-led class as an ILT Listener. You will be able to see and hear the instructor’s presentation, however the instructor will not be able to hear you and you will not have direct access to the live instructor or lab machines. (You must contact our office to reserve a seat in an upcoming class)

Prove what you Have Learned with a Practice Test (A $99 value!)
You may study at your own pace with exam-like questions designed to help you prepare for your certification exam by validating your knowledge and reinforcing key concepts. (Practice lab will be sent via email upon request and when available.)

Interested in Getting Certification?
Exam Voucher Option, $150
Purchase a Microsoft exam voucher at a reduced price of $150.00 and have it included on your training invoice!

Do You Still Prefer a Live, Instructor-led Class?
Already know Flex On-Demand is not right for you? We also offer this same course content in a live, instructor-led format. For more details, click on the link below:
MS-500: Microsoft 365 Security Administration Instructor-led Training Course

Course Outline

Managing Microsoft 365 Identity and Access

Module 1: User and Group Security
User Accounts in Microsoft 365
Administrator Roles and Security Groups in Microsoft 365
Password Management in Microsoft 365
Azure AD Identity Protection

Module 2: Identity Synchronization
Introduction to Identity Synchronization
Planning for Azure AD Connect
Implementing Azure AD Connect
Managing Synchronized Identities

Module 3: Federated Identities
Introduction to Federated Identities
Planning an AD FS Deployment
Implementing AD FS

Module 4: Access Management
Conditional Access
Managing Device Access
Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
Solutions for External Access

Implementing Microsoft 365 Threat Protection

Module 1: Security in Microsoft 365
Threat Vectors and Data Breaches
Security Solutions for Microsoft 365
Microsoft Secure Score

Module 2: Advanced Threat Protection
Exchange Online Protection
Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection
Managing Safe Attachments
Managing Safe Links
Azure Advanced Threat Protection
Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Module 3: Threat Intelligence
Microsoft 365 Threat Intelligence
Using the Security Dashboard
Configuring Advanced Threat Analytics

Module 4: Mobility
Plan for Mobile Application Management
Plan for Mobile Device Management
Deploy Mobile Device Management
Enroll Devices to Mobile Device Management

Implementing Microsoft 365 Information Protection

Module 1: Information Protection
Information Rights Management
Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension
Office 365 Message Encryption
Azure Information Protection
Advanced Information Protection
Windows Information Protection

Module 2: Data Loss Prevention
Data Loss Prevention Explained
Data Loss Prevention Policies
Custom DLP Policies
Creating a DLP Policy to Protect Documents
Policy Tips

Module 3: Cloud Application Security
Cloud Application Security Explained
Using Cloud Application Security Information
Office 365 Cloud App Security

Administering Microsoft 365 Built-in Compliance

Module 1: Archiving and Retention
Archiving in Microsoft 365
Retention in Microsoft 365
Retention Policies in the Security and Compliance Center
Archiving and Retention in Exchange
In-place Records Management in SharePoint

Module 2: Data Governance in Microsoft 365
Planning Security and Compliance Needs
Building Ethical Walls in Exchange Online
Manage Retention in Email
Troubleshooting Data Governance
Analytics and Telemetry

Module 3: Managing Search and Investigations
Searching for Content in the Security and Compliance Center
Audit Log Investigations
Advanced eDiscovery

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