MS-101 Implement compliance in Microsoft 365

Security Engineer
Solution Architect
Technology Manager
Microsoft 365
Office 365

This learning path provides instruction on implementing the Microsoft 365 data governance features, including how to calculate your compliance readiness, implement compliance solutions, and create information barriers, DLP policies, and policy tips.


  • Students should have completed a role-based administrator collection such as Messaging, Teamwork, Security and Compliance, or Collaboration.
  • Students should have a proficient understanding of DNS and basic functional experience with Microsoft 365 services.
  • Students must have a proficient understanding of general IT practices.

Modules in this learning path

This module explores the tools Microsoft 365 provides to help ensure an organization's regulatory compliance, including the Microsoft Purview compliance portal, Compliance Manager, and the Microsoft compliance score.

This module examines how Microsoft Purview Insider Risk Management helps organizations minimize internal risks by enabling them to detect, investigate, and act on malicious and inadvertent activities.

This module examines how Microsoft 365 uses information barriers to restrict communication and collaboration in Microsoft Teams, SharePoint Online, and OneDrive for Business.

This module examines the data loss prevention features in Microsoft 365 that help organizations identify, monitor, report, and protect sensitive data through deep content analysis while helping users understand and manage data risks.

This module examines how organizations can use Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention to help protect sensitive data and define the protective actions that organizations can take when a DLP rule is violated.