Candidates for this exam plan, implement, manage, and monitor security and compliance solutions for Microsoft 365 and hybrid environments. The Microsoft 365 security administrator proactively secures identity and access, implements threat protection, manages information protection, and enforces compliance. The Microsoft 365 security administrator collaborates with the Microsoft 365 enterprise administrator, business stakeholders, and other workload administrators to plan and implement security strategies.
Candidates for this exam have functional experience with Microsoft 365 workloads and with Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra. They have implemented security for Microsoft 365 environments, including hybrid environments. They have a working knowledge of Windows clients, Windows servers, Active Directory, and PowerShell.
The English language version of this exam was updated on November 4, 2022. Please download the study guide listed in the “Tip” box to review changes. If a localized version of this exam is available, it will be updated approximately eight weeks after this date.
Passing score: 700. Learn more about exam scores.
Part of the requirements for: Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate
Related exams: none
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- The English language version of this exam was updated on November 4, 2022. Download the study guide in the preceding “Tip” box for more details about the skills measured and latest changes.
- Implement and manage identity and access (25-30%)
- Implement and manage threat protection (30-35%)
- Implement and manage information protection (15-20%)
- Manage compliance in Microsoft 365 (20-25%)
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