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Microsoft Certified: Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals

Certification details

Whether you’re a student, business user, or IT professional, this certification ensures you have a firm grasp of a range of topics in the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity. This fundamentals certification can serve as a steppingstone if you are interested in advancing to role-based certifications in security operations, identity and access management, and information protection.

The Microsoft Certified: Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals certification could be a great fit for you if you’d like to:

  • Demonstrate your knowledge of Microsoft Security, compliance, and identity (SCI) solutions.
  • Highlight your understanding of how Microsoft SCI solutions provide holistic, end-to-end cybersecurity capabilities.

It is recommended to have familiarity with networking and cloud computing concepts, general IT knowledge or any general experience working in an IT environment, general understanding of Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365.

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Expand your technical skill set with our role-based certifications focused on security operations, identity and access management, and information protection. The Security, Compliance, and Identity training and certifications guide can help you identify the right certification for you.

Important

The English language version of this certification was updated on November 4, 2022. Visit the Exam SC-900 page to download the study guide.

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FUNDAMENTALS CERTIFICATION

Microsoft Certified: Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals

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.
  • Describe the concepts of security, compliance, and identity
  • Describe the capabilities of Microsoft identity and access management solutions
  • Describe the capabilities of Microsoft Security solutions
  • Describe the capabilities of Microsoft compliance solutions

Job role: Business User, Student

Required exams: SC-900

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Certification exams

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

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

    Retirement date:

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

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** Complete this exam before the retirement date to ensure it is applied toward your certification. After the retirement date, please refer to the related certification for exam requirements.