Understand Microsoft 365 audit logging and monitoring

Privacy Manager
Risk Practitioner
Microsoft 365

Learn about how Microsoft 365 uses comprehensive audit logging and monitoring to support security monitoring, maintain service availability, and meet compliance requirements.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this module, you should be able to:

  • Explain how Microsoft 365 standardizes log data collection.
  • Describe how Microsoft 365 aggregates and protects log data in centralized processing and storage services.
  • List Microsoft 365’s retention policies for log data.
  • Explain how Microsoft 365 analyzes log data to support security monitoring and service health monitoring.