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Implementing Microsoft 365 Information Protection

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

Course Overview

This is a course for IT Professionals who will manage and deploy information protection for Microsoft 365 in their organization.

In this course you will learn how deploy and manage cloud app security and data loss prevention in Microsoft 365. You will also learn how to secure messages and deploy Azure information protection.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Describe Information Rights Management
  • Secure messages in Office 365
  • Implement Information Protection in Microsoft 365
  • Configure Data Loss Prevention policies
  • Manage cloud application security
  • Configure Microsoft Analytics


  • 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: Message Protection

  • Information Rights Management
  • Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension
  • Office 365 Message Encryption
  • Module Assessment exam

Week 2 – Module 2: Information Protection

  • Implement Information Protection
  • Implement Advanced Information Protection
  • Windows Information Protection
  • Module Assessment exam

Week 3 – Module 3: Data Loss Prevention

  • Data Loss Prevention
  • Configuring Data Loss Prevention Policies
  • Creating a Custom DLP Policy
  • Creating a DLP Policy to Protect Documents
  • Working with Policy Tips
  • Module Assessment exam

Week 4 – Module 4: Cloud Application Security

  • Cloud Application Security
  • Using Cloud Application Security Information
  • Office 365 Cloud App Security
  • Configuring Microsoft Analytics
  • 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.