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Exam SC-900: Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals

This exam is targeted to those looking to familiarize themselves with the fundamentals of security, compliance, and identity (SCI) across cloud-based and related Microsoft services.

This is a broad audience that may include business stakeholders, new or existing IT professionals, or students who have an interest in Microsoft Security, compliance, and identity solutions.

Candidates should be familiar with Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 and want to understand how Microsoft Security, compliance, and identity solutions can span across these solution areas to provide a holistic and end-to-end solution.

You may be eligible for ACE college credit if you pass this certification exam. See ACE college credit for certification exams for details.

Important

The English language version of this exam will be updated on February 7, 2023. Review the study guide linked in the “Tip” box for details on upcoming changes. If a localized version of this exam is available, it will be updated approximately eight weeks after this date. While Microsoft makes every effort to update localized versions as noted, there may be times when the localized versions of this exam are not updated on this schedule.

Passing score: 700. Learn more about exam scores.

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Part of the requirements for: Microsoft Certified: Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals

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  • SC-900: Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals

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

    Retirement date: none

    This exam measures your ability to describe the following: concepts of security, compliance, and identity; capabilities of Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra; capabilities of Microsoft Security solutions; and capabilities of Microsoft compliance solutions.

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  • The English language version of this exam will be updated on February 7, 2023. Review the study guide linked in the preceding “Tip” box for details about the skills measured and upcoming changes.
  • Describe the concepts of security, compliance, and identity (10-15%)
  • Describe the capabilities of Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra (25-30%)
  • Describe the capabilities of Microsoft Security solutions (25-30%)
  • Describe the capabilities of Microsoft compliance solutions (25-30%)

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