Arabic, Indonesian, and Russian versions of this exam retired on February 28, 2023.
The Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate certification will retire on June 30, 2023. It will continue to qualify as a prerequisite option for this certification until June 30, 2024 (one year after the certification has retired).
The Microsoft cybersecurity architect has subject matter expertise in designing and evolving the cybersecurity strategy to protect an organization's mission and business processes across all aspects of the enterprise architecture. The cybersecurity architect designs a Zero Trust strategy and architecture, including security strategies for data, applications, access management, identity, and infrastructure. The cybersecurity architect also evaluates Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) technical strategies and security operations strategies.
The cybersecurity architect continuously collaborates with leaders and practitioners in IT security, privacy, and other roles across an organization to plan and implement a cybersecurity strategy that meets the business needs of an organization.
A candidate for this certification should have advanced experience and knowledge in a wide range of security engineering areas including identity and access, platform protection, security operations, securing data and securing applications. They should also have experience with hybrid and cloud implementations.
To earn the Microsoft Cybersecurity Architect Expert certification, candidates must also pass one of the following exams: SC-200, SC-300, AZ-500, or MS-500. We strongly recommend that you do this before taking the SC-100 exam.
The English language version of this certification was updated on February 7, 2023. Review the study guide linked on the Exam SC-100 page for details about the latest changes.