Course Duration: 3 Days

About This Course

Learn how to protect information in your Microsoft 365 deployment. This course focuses on data governance and information protection within your organization. The course covers implementation of data loss prevention policies, sensitive information types, sensitivity labels, data retention policies and Office 365 message encryption among other related topics. The course helps learners prepare for the Microsoft Information Protection Administrator exam (SC-400).

Audience Profile

The Information Protection Administrator plans and implements controls that meet organizational compliance needs. This person is responsible for translating requirements and compliance controls into technical implementation. They assist organizational control owners to become and stay compliant. They work with information technology (IT) personnel, business application owners, human resources, and legal stakeholders to implement technology that supports policies and controls necessary to sufficiently address regulatory requirements for their organization. They also work with the compliance and security leadership such as a Chief Compliance Officer and Security Officer to evaluate the full breadth of associated enterprise risk and partner to develop those policies. This person defines applicable requirements and tests IT processes and operations against those policies and controls. They are responsible for creating policies and rules for content classification, data loss prevention, governance, and protection.


Before attending this course, students should have:

  • Foundational knowledge of Microsoft security and compliance technologies.
  • Basic knowledge of information protection concepts.
  • Understanding of cloud computing concepts.
  • Understanding of Microsoft 365 products and services.

Course Outline

Implement Information Protection in Microsoft Purview

  • Introduction to Information Protection in Microsoft Purview
  • Classify Data for Protection and Governance
  • Create and Manage Sensitive Information Types
  • Describe Microsoft 365 Encryption
  • Deploy Message Encryption in Microsoft Purview
  • Protect Information in Microsoft Purview
  • Apply and manage Sensitivity Labels

Implement Data Loss Prevention

  • Prevent data loss with Microsoft Purview
  • Implement Endpoint data Loss Prevention
  • Configure DLP Policies for Microsoft Cloud App Security and Power Platform
  • Manage DLP Policies and Reports in Microsoft Purview

Implement Data Lifecycle and Records Management

  • Data Lifecycle Management in Microsoft Purview
  • Manage Data Retention in Microsoft 365 workloads
  • Manage Records in Microsoft Purview