Imagine a global consultancy firm with branches worldwide, dealing with a wide range of clients from various sectors. The firm needs to protect its sensitive data while allowing smooth collaboration across its global teams. This module introduces how to apply sensitivity labels in Microsoft 365, enabling the firm to classify, protect, and securely share information across different platforms and devices, including during online meetings. You learn how to apply these labels effectively, ensuring the consultancy's data remains secure whether in transit or at rest.

Learning objectives

In this module you learn to:

  • Manage sensitivity label use in Office apps for security compliance.
  • Secure Outlook and Teams meetings with sensitivity labels.
  • Apply labels to Microsoft 365 Groups, SharePoint, and OneDrive for data protection.


  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft 365 administration and applications at a beginner level.
  • Familiarity with data classification, protection concepts, and sensitivity labels at a beginner level.
  • Understanding of how to create and publish sensitivity labels in Microsoft Purview at a beginner level.