Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals: Describe the capabilities of Microsoft security solutions

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Learn about security capabilities in Microsoft. Topics covered will include network and platform capabilities of Azure, Azure security management, and Sentinel. You’ll learn about threat protection with Microsoft 365 Defender and Microsoft 365 security management.

Here are all the learning paths in preparation for the SC-900 exam: Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals.

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Part 3: Describe the capabilities of Microsoft security solutions

If you are new to the security area, we recommend:


  • General understanding of 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.

Modules in this learning path

Learn about capabilities Azure supports to protect your network, VMs, and your data.

Learn about cloud security posture management and how Microsoft Defender for Cloud protects your cloud through secure score, recommendations, and enhanced features that provide cloud workload protection. You’ll also learn about security baselines in Azure.

Learn about Microsoft Sentinel a scalable, cloud-native, security information event management (SIEM) and security orchestration automated response (SOAR) solution.

Learn about Microsoft 365 Defender, a unified pre- and post-breach enterprise defense suite that natively coordinates detection, prevention, investigation, and response across endpoints, identities, email, and applications to provide integrated protection against sophisticated attacks.