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Exam SC-400: Microsoft Information Protection Administrator

The Microsoft information protection administrator plans and implements controls that meet organizational information protection and governance requirements by using Microsoft 365 information protection services. This person is responsible for translating information protection requirements and controls into technical implementation.

They assist information technology (IT) personnel, business application owners, human resources, and legal stakeholders in implementing technology solutions that support the policies and controls necessary to sufficiently address regulatory requirements for their organization. They also work with the security and governance leadership, such as a chief compliance officer, chief data 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 evaluates 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.

Candidates should have strong experience with Microsoft 365 services.

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The English language version of this exam was updated on October 31, 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: Information Protection Administrator Associate

Related exams: none

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  • SC-400: Microsoft Information Protection Administrator

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

    Retirement date: none

    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: implement information protection; implement data loss prevention; and implement information governance.

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Skills measured

  • The English language version of this exam was updated on October 31, 2022. Download the study guide in the preceding “Tip” box for more details about the skills measured on this exam.
  • Implement information protection (35–40%)
  • Implement data loss prevention (30–35%)
  • Implement information governance (25–30%)

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