Protect information in real time with Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps

Cloud App Security
Microsoft Information Protection

Learn to configure information protection in Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps and protect data stored in all locations, including non-Microsoft services. Learn how to restrict external users and unauthorized browsers, how to label or quarantine files, and how to apply information protection policies.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Connect Box, Salesforce, and GitHub to Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps.
  • Protect storage apps and implement malware detection.
  • Configure read-only mode for external users.
  • Block unauthorized browsers from accessing corporate web apps.
  • Use admin quarantine to investigate files.
  • Automatically apply labels to sensitive files.
  • Implement information protection policies.


  • Experience working with Microsoft 365 services
  • Experience working with Azure
  • Knowledge of security concepts, risks, and mitigations
  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps fundamentals or equivalent