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Managing Microsoft 365 Identity and Access

Course Overview

In this course you will learn how to configure and manage user identities and their access. The course focuses on configuring user access to match the desired security posture for your organization.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Administer user and group security in Microsoft 365
  • Manage passwords in Microsoft 365
  • Describe Azure Identity Protection features
  • Plan and implement Azure AD Connect
  • Manage synchronized identities
  • Plan implement federated identities
  • Describe and use conditional access

Prerequisites

  • 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.

Syllabus

Week 1 – 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 Assessment exam

Week 2 – Module 2: Identity Synchronization

  • Introduction to Identity Synchronization
  • Planning for Azure AD Connect
  • Implementing Azure AD Connect
  • Managing Synchronized Identities
  • Module Assessment exam

Week 3 – Module 3: Federated Identities

  • Introduction to Federated Identities
  • Planning an AD FS Deployment
  • Implementing AD FS
  • Module Assessment exam

Week 4 – Module 4: Access Management

  • Conditional Access
  • Managing Device Access
  • Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Solutions for External Access
  • 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.

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