MS-101 Manage compliance in Microsoft 365

Security Engineer
Solution Architect
Technology Manager
Microsoft 365
Office 365

This learning path provides instruction on managing the Microsoft 365 data governance features, including how to implement retention in email, sensitivity labels, and Windows Information Protection, and how to troubleshoot data loss prevention issues.


  • 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 introduces you to data classification in Microsoft 365, including how to create and train classifiers, view sensitive data using Content explorer and Activity explorer, and implement Document Fingerprinting.

This module examines how sensitivity labels from the Microsoft Purview Information Protection solution let you classify and protect your organization's data, while making sure that user productivity and collaboration isn't hindered.

This module examines the process for implementing sensitivity labels, including applying proper administrative permissions, determining a deployment strategy, creating, configuring, and publishing labels, and removing and deleting labels.