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Exam SC-100: Microsoft Cybersecurity Architect

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 exam 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.

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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 the current skills measured. 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.

Tip

Part of the requirements for: Microsoft Certified: Cybersecurity Architect Expert

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  • SC-100: Microsoft Cybersecurity Architect

    Languages: English, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), Korean, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Arabic (Saudi Arabia), Chinese (Traditional), Italian, Indonesian (Indonesia)

    Retirement date: none

    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: design a Zero Trust strategy and architecture; evaluate Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) technical strategies and security operations strategies; design security for infrastructure; design a strategy for data and applications; and recommend security best practices and priorities.

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Skills measured

  • 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 on this exam.
  • Design a Zero Trust strategy and architecture (30-35%)
  • Evaluate Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) technical strategies and security operations strategies (10-15%)
  • Design security for infrastructure (10-15%)
  • Design a strategy for data and applications (15-20%)
  • Recommend security best practices and priorities (20-25%)

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    Microsoft cybersecurity architects have 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.

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