MS-101: Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security

Important notice

This course will retire, and be replaced by a new course from June 2023:

MS-102: Microsoft 365 Administrator Essentials






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This course is designed for persons who are aspiring to the Microsoft 365 Enterprise Admin role and who will take part in implementing secure Microsoft 365 productivity solutions in the organisation.


To attend this course students should have:

  • Completed a role-based administrator course such as Messaging, Teamwork, Security and Compliance, or Collaboration.
  • A proficient understanding of DNS and basic functional experience with Microsoft 365 services.
  • A proficient understanding of general IT practices.

Course content

This course covers three central elements of Microsoft 365 enterprise administration:

Microsoft 365 security management

In security management, you will examine all the common types of threat vectors and data breaches and how Microsoft 365’s security solutions address these security threats, including use of the Microsoft Secure Score, Azure Active Directory Identity Protection, Exchange Online Protection, Advanced Threat Protection, Safe Attachments, and Safe Links.

Microsoft 365 compliance management

In compliance management, you will examine the key aspects of data governance, including Information Rights Management, message encryption, data loss prevention (DLP), in-place records management, archiving and retention, creating DLP policies and policy tips, and Azure and Windows Information Protection.

Microsoft 365 device management

In Microsoft 365 device management, you will learn how to co-manage your Windows 10 devices, how to transition from Configuration Manager to Intune, and how to implement Windows Autopilot, Windows Analytics, and Mobile Device Management.

Course outline

Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft 365 Security Metrics
Module 2: Managing Your Microsoft 365 Security Services
Module 3: Lab 1 - Manage Microsoft 365 Security Services
Module 4: Microsoft 365 Threat Intelligence
Module 5: Lab 2 - Implement Alert Notifications Using the Security Dashboard
Module 6: Introduction to Data Governance in Microsoft 365
Module 7: Archiving and Retention in Office 365
Module 8: Lab 3 - Implement Archiving and Retention
Module 9: Implementing Data Governance in Microsoft 365 Intelligence
Module 10: Lab 4 - Implement DLP Policies
Module 11: Managing Data Governance in Microsoft 365
Module 12: Lab 5 - Implement AIP and WIP
Module 13: Managing Search and Investigations
Module 14: Lab 6 - Manage Search and Investigations
Module 15: Planning for Device Management
Module 16: Lab 7 - Implement the Microsoft Store for Business
Module 17: Planning Your Windows 10 Deployment Strategy
Module 18: Implementing Mobile Device Management
Module 19: Lab 8 - Manage Devices with Intune


This course is recommended as preparation for exam MS-101: Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security
Exam MS-101 (together with exam MS-100) leads to the new certification: Microsoft 365 Certified Enterprise Administrator Expert.

The exam fee is not included in the course price.