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Microsoft MS-500 Exam

Microsoft 365 Security Administration

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Microsoft MS-500 Exam Overview :

Exam Name Microsoft 365 Security Administration
Exam Code MS-500
Actual Exam Duration 120 minutes
Expected no. of Questions in Actual Exam 60
Exam Registration Price $165
Official Information https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/exam-ms-500.aspx
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Microsoft MS-500 Exam Topics :

Section Weight Objectives
Secure Microsoft 365 hybrid environments 30-35% - plan Azure AD authentication options
- plan Azure AD synchronization options
- monitor and troubleshoot Azure AD Connect events
Secure Identities 30-35% - implement Azure AD group membership
- implement password management
- configure and manage identity governance
Implement authentication methods 30-35% - plan sign-on security
- implement multi-factor authentication (MFA)
- manage and monitor MFA
- plan and implement device authentication methods like Windows Hello
- configure and Manage Azure AD user authentication options and self-service password management
Implement conditional access 30-35% - plan for compliance and conditional access policies
- configure and manage device compliance for endpoint security
- Implement and manage conditional access
Implement role-based access control (RBAC) 30-35% - plan for roles
- configure roles
- Audit roles
Implement Azure AD Privileged Identity Management (PIM) 30-35% - plan for Azure PIM
- assign eligibility and activate admin roles
- manage Azure PIM role requests and assignments
- monitor PIM history and alerts
Implement Azure AD Identity Protection 30-35% - implement user risk policy
- implement sign-in risk policy
- configure Identity Protection alerts
- review and respond to risk events
Implement an enterprise hybrid threat protection solution 20-25% - plan a Microsoft Defender for Identity solution
- install and configure Microsoft Defender for Identity
- monitor and manage Microsoft Defender for Identity
Implement device threat protection 20-25% - plan a Microsoft Defender for Endpoint solution
- implement Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
- manage and monitor Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
Implement and manage device and application protection 20-25% - plan for device and application protection
- configure and manage Microsoft Defender Application Guard
- configure and manage Microsoft Defender Application Control
- configure and manage exploit protection
- configure Secure Boot
- configure and manage Windows device encryption
- configure and manage non-Windows device encryption
- plan for securing applications data on devices
- implement application protection policies
Implement and manage Microsoft Defender for Office 365 20-25% - configure Microsoft Defender for Office 365
- monitor Microsoft Defender for Office 365
- conduct simulated attacks using Attack Simulator
Monitor Microsoft 365 Security with Azure Sentinel 20-25% - Plan and implement Azure Sentinel
- Configure playbooks in Azure Sentinel
- Manage and monitor Azure Sentinel
- Respond to threats in Azure Sentinel
Secure data access within Office 365 15-20% - implement and manage Customer Lockbox
- configure data access in Office 365 collaboration workloads
- configure B2B sharing for external users
Manage sensitivity labels 15-20% - plan a sensitivity label solution
- configure Sensitivity labels and policies
- configure and use label analytics
- use sensitivity labels with Teams, Sharepoint, OneDrive and Office apps
Manage Data Loss Prevention (DLP) 15-20% - plan a DLP solution
- create and manage DLP policies
- create and manage sensitive information types
- monitor DLP reports
- manage DLP notifications
Implement and manage Microsoft Cloud App Security 15-20% - plan Cloud App Security implementation
- configure Microsoft Cloud App Security
- manage cloud app discovery
- manage entries in the Cloud app catalog
- manage apps in Cloud App Security
- manage Microsoft Cloud App Security
- configure Cloud App Security connectors and Oauth apps
- configure Cloud App Security policies and templates
- review, interpret and respond to Cloud App Security alerts, reports, dashboards and logs
Configure and analyze security reporting 25-30% - monitor and manage device security status using Microsoft Endpoint Manager Admin Center
- manage and monitor security and dashboards using Microsoft 365 Security Center
- plan for custom security reporting with Graph Security API
- use secure score dashboards to review actions and recommendations in the Microsoft 365 security center
- configure alert policies
Manage and analyze audit logs and reports 25-30% - plan for auditing and reporting
- perform audit log search
- review and interpret compliance reports and dashboards
- configure audit alert policy
Manage data governance and retention 25-30% - plan for data governance and retention
- review and interpret data governance reports and dashboards
- configure retention labels and policies
- define data governance event types
- define and manage communication compliance policies
- configure Information holds
- find and recover deleted Office 365 data
- configure data archiving
- manage inactive mailboxes
Manage search and investigation 25-30% - plan for content search and eDiscovery
- delegate permissions to use search and discovery tools
- use search and investigation tools to perform content searches
- export content search results
- manage eDiscovery cases
Manage data privacy regulation compliance 25-30% - plan for regulatory compliance in Microsoft 365
- review and interpret GDPR dashboards and reports
- manage Data Subject Requests (DSRs)
- Administer Compliance Manager in Microsoft 365 compliance security center
- review Compliance Manager reports
- create and perform Compliance Manager assessments and action items

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