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Microsoft Certified: Information Protection Administrator Associate

Certification details

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.

Important

The English language version of this certification was updated on October 31, 2022. Visit the Exam SC-400 page to download the study guide.

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Microsoft Certified: Information Protection Administrator Associate

Skills measured

  • This list contains the skills measured on the exam associated with this certification. For more detailed information, visit the exam details page and download the study guide.
  • Implement information protection
  • Implement data loss prevention
  • Implement information governance

Job role: Administrator, Information Protection Administrator, Risk Practitioner, Security Engineer

Required exams: SC-400

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Certification exams

  • SC-400: Microsoft Information Protection Administrator

    Languages: ar-sa de en es fr id-id it ja ko pt-br ru zh-cn zh-tw

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    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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    All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so you'll be ready for any question on the exam.

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