MS-500: Microsoft 365 Security Administration Course Overview

MS-500: Microsoft 365 Security Administration Course Overview

The MS-500: Microsoft 365 Security Administration course is designed to provide comprehensive security administration training, enabling IT professionals to manage and secure Microsoft 365 enterprise environments. This course prepares learners for the ms-500 certification, highlighting the importance of Zero Trust Security principles, identity and access management, threat protection, information protection, and compliance features within Microsoft 365.

Learners will gain hands-on experience through labs, enhancing their skills in configuring and managing security and compliance solutions, responding to threats, and enforcing data governance. By mastering the content taught in the course, professionals will be equipped to implement and oversee security and compliance solutions for Microsoft 365 and hybrid environments, a crucial skill set for modern IT security administration roles.

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Course Prerequisites

To ensure a successful learning experience in the MS-500: Microsoft 365 Security Administration course, participants should possess the following minimum prerequisites:


  • Basic understanding of computer networks and security concepts.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft 365 services and products.
  • Knowledge of general IT practices, including the use of PowerShell.
  • Experience with Windows 10 devices.
  • A foundational understanding of Active Directory and Azure AD.
  • An awareness of basic cybersecurity threats and best practices for defense.
  • Experience with identity management is preferable but not mandatory.

Please note that these prerequisites are intended to provide a baseline for the course content and to maximize the benefit of the training. Learners with varying levels of experience are welcome, as the course is designed to bring individuals up to speed on Microsoft 365 Security Administration.


Target Audience for MS-500: Microsoft 365 Security Administration

The MS-500: Microsoft 365 Security Administration course is tailored for IT professionals seeking to secure Microsoft 365 enterprise environments.


  • IT Security Specialists
  • Systems Administrators
  • Network Administrators
  • IT Professionals with a focus on Microsoft 365
  • Cybersecurity Analysts
  • Security Engineers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Technical Support Staff specializing in Microsoft 365
  • Identity and Access Management Consultants
  • Cloud Solutions Architects
  • Information Security Managers
  • IT Managers and Directors looking to implement or oversee Microsoft 365 security solutions


Learning Objectives - What you will Learn in this MS-500: Microsoft 365 Security Administration?

Introduction to Learning Outcomes:

Gain critical skills in Microsoft 365 Security Administration to protect your organization's data across cloud-based and on-premises environments. Master identity management, threat protection, information protection, and compliance features within Microsoft 365.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes:

  • Understand the core concepts of Identity and Access Management and implement Zero Trust Security principles in Microsoft 365.
  • Manage user accounts, administrator roles, and security groups effectively, alongside implementing best practices for password management in Microsoft 365.
  • Configure and manage Azure AD Identity Protection to safeguard user identities and implement Privileged Identity Management (PIM) to control and monitor access within your organization.
  • Learn to synchronize identities with Azure AD Connect, manage synchronized identities, and implement federated identities for SSO.
  • Implement Conditional Access policies, manage device access, understand RBAC, and handle external access to the organization's resources.
  • Develop a comprehensive security strategy using Microsoft 365's security solutions and improve your organization's security posture with Microsoft Secure Score.
  • Deploy and manage Advanced Threat Protection features across Microsoft 365 services to protect against sophisticated threats.
  • Use Microsoft 365's threat management tools to monitor, investigate, and respond to security incidents, including utilizing Azure Sentinel for intelligent security analytics.
  • Implement Mobile Application Management (MAM) and Mobile Device Management (MDM) policies with Intune to protect organizational data on mobile devices.
  • Configure Information Protection solutions, Rights Management, and Encryption to prevent data leaks and ensure sensitive information is protected across all communication channels.
  • Create and manage Data Loss Prevention (DLP) policies to protect sensitive information from accidental disclosure.
  • Understand and utilize Cloud Application Security to monitor and control data traveling across cloud applications.
  • Navigate compliance requirements in Microsoft 365, establish retention policies, manage data governance, and conduct content searches and investigations for eDiscovery purposes.