Use best practices to secure and govern Microsoft Power Platform environments

Functional Consultant
Power Automate
Microsoft Power Platform
Power Apps

Is Microsoft Power Platform new to your organization? Are you looking to better understand how you can improve your organization’s productivity, without compromising your security posture, while enabling governance? Take this learning path, to identify best practices for securing and governing Microsoft Power Platform environments. We will share tools and templates that can be used to ensure you are productive as you secure and govern Microsoft Power Platform.

This learning path can help you prepare for the Microsoft Certified: Microsoft Power Platform App Maker Associate certification.


  • A basic understanding of Microsoft Power Automate and Power Apps including their purpose and how these tools are used within an organization.
  • A Microsoft Power Platform license with administrative rights.

Modules in this learning path

Do you want to learn about how to help secure and govern Microsoft Power Platform apps like Power Automate and Power Apps? This module focuses on introducing Microsoft Power Platform environments and their role in creating Data Loss Prevention (DLP) policies by using examples and use cases. A brief introduction and overview of tools will also be discussed, including Microsoft Power Platform and Power Automate Admin experiences and Microsoft Power Platform Center of Excellence (COE) toolkit.

Every organization has unique requirements based on their size, location, data residency requirements, and desire for democratized access to tools like Power Apps and Power Automate. This module discusses considerations that impact how an organization chooses to secure and govern their Microsoft Power Platform environments.

This module focuses on getting started with the initial configuring of Microsoft Power Platform Center of Excellence (CoE) kit in your tenant. It focuses on the core setup components, governance components, audit log data, and the Microsoft Power BI report.

Microsoft Power Apps and Power Automate include such package features as apps from Microsoft Power Apps, site maps, flows, entities, customer connectors, and more. In this module, you'll learn how to manage solutions with Power Automate.

Do you want prescriptive recommendations for how organizations should choose to implement security and governance? This module provides recommendations based on popular use cases, including Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365 configurations. In addition, edge cases such as custom and HTTP connectors are discussed. Tooling will also be discussed, including the DLP Editor Tool, from the Center of Excellence (COE) toolkit, which allows administrators to understand the impact of the DLP change that they are about to make.

Microsoft Copilot Studio allows organizations to quickly create copilots based on business scenarios their customers and employees can easily interact with as needed. This module examines the components available for managing and administrating copilots.

Learn best practices for communicating changes to Data Loss Prevention (DLP) policies, find out about how people are using Microsoft Power Platform, discover who in your organization is creating and sharing flows, learn what connections are being used within your Power Automate environments, and observe how connections are established within your Power Automate environments.

Microsoft provides many templates in Microsoft Power Platform that administrators can use to enforce governance policies and increase visibility of assets that are being created within a customer’s tenant. This module will identify some existing templates that you can use to provide administrators with greater visibility.