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Implementing Microsoft 365 Threat Protection

Learn how to configure your Microsoft 365 deployment for threat protection.

Course Overview

This is a course for IT Professionals who will deploy and manage security solutions for Microsoft 365 workloads in their organization.

This course describes the various solutions for analyzing and protecting your Microsoft 365 system from external threats. In this course you will learn how to configure and manage advanced threat protection solutions from Microsoft.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Describe cyber-attack threat vectors.
  • Describe security solutions for Microsoft 365.
  • Configure various advanced threat protection services for Microsoft 365.
  • Configure Advanced Threat Analytics.
  • Plan and deploy Mobile Device Management.


  • 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.


Week 1 – Module 1: Security in Microsoft 365

  • Threat Vectors and Data Breaches
  • Security Solutions for Microsoft 365
  • Microsoft Secure Score
  • Module Assessment exam

Week 2 – 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 Assessment exam

Week 3 – Module 3: Threat Intelligence

  • Microsoft 365 Threat Intelligence
  • Using the Security Dashboard
  • Configuring Advanced Threat Analytics
  • Module Assessment exam

Week 4 – Module 4: Mobile Device Management

  • Plan for Mobile Application Management
  • Plan for Mobile Device Management
  • Deploy Mobile Device Management
  • Enroll Devices to MDM
  • Module Assessment exam

Course Staff

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Brandon Neeb

Content Developer

Brandon is a content developer who has been publishing training content at Microsoft for 16 years. He has been responsible for IT Professional audience content of Skype for Business since 2010. He has also published training content for Windows 7 and Microsoft SQL 2012. Prior to that Brandon was a certified instructor who taught Microsoft Dynamics GP curriculum to reselling partners.