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Microsoft SC-400T00 - Microsoft Information Protection Administrator

  • Length 2 days
  • Version A
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Why study this course

Learn how to protect information in your Microsoft 365 deployment. This course focuses on data governance and information protection within your organisation.

The course covers implementation of data loss prevention policies, sensitive information types, sensitivity labels, data retention policies and Office 365 message encryption among other related topics.

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What you’ll learn

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Explain and use sensitivity labels

  • Configure Data Loss Prevention policies

  • Secure messages in Office 365

  • Describe the information governance configuration process

  • Define key terms associated with Microsoft’s information protection and governance solutions

  • Explain the Content explorer and Activity explorer

  • Describe how to use sensitive information types and trainable classifiers

  • Review and analyse DLP reports

  • Identify and mitigate DLP policy violations

  • Describe the integration of DLP with Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS)

  • Deploy Endpoint DLP

  • Describe records management

  • Configure event driven retention

  • Import a file plan

  • Configure retention policies and labels

  • Create custom keyword dictionaries

  • Implement document fingerprinting

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Who is the course for?

The Information Protection Administrator plans and implements controls that meet organisational compliance needs. This person is responsible for translating requirements and compliance controls into technical implementation. They assist organisational control owners to become and stay compliant. They work with information technology (IT) personnel, business application owners, human resources, and legal stakeholders to implement technology that supports policies and controls necessary to sufficiently address regulatory requirements for their organisation. They also work with the compliance and security leadership such as a Chief Compliance Officer and Security Officer to evaluate the full breadth of associated enterprise risk and partner to develop those policies. This person defines applicable requirements and tests IT processes and operations against those policies and controls. They are responsible for creating policies and rules for content classification, data loss prevention, governance, and protection.

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Course subjects

Module 1: Implement Information Protection in Microsoft 365
Organisations require information protection solutions to protect their data against theft and accidental loss. Learn how to protect your sensitive information. Learn how Microsoft 365 information protection and governance solutions help you protect and govern your data, throughout its lifecycle – wherever it lives, or wherever it travels. Learn about the information available to help you understand your data landscape and know your data. Learn how to use sensitive information types to support your information protection strategy. Learn about how sensitivity labels are used to classify and protect business data while making sure that user productivity and their ability to collaborate are not hindered.


  • Introduction to information protection and governance in Microsoft 365

  • Classify data for protection and governance

  • Create and manage sensitive information types

  • Describe Microsoft 365 encryption

  • Deploy message encryption in Office 365

  • Configure sensitivity labels

  • Apply and manage sensitivity labels

Lab : Implement Information Protection

  • Assign permissions for compliance

  • Manage Office 365 message encryption

  • Manage Sensitive Information Types

  • Manage Trainable Classifiers

  • Manage Sensitivity Labels

Module 2: Implement Data Loss Prevention in Microsoft 365
In this module we discuss how to implement data loss prevention techniques to secure your Microsoft 365 data. Learn how to discover, classify, and protect sensitive and business-critical content throughout its lifecycle across your organisation. Learn how to configure and implement data loss prevention policies and integrate them with Microsoft Cloud App Security. Learn how to respond to and mitigate data loss policy violations.


  • Prevent Data loss in Microsoft 365

  • Implement Endpoint data loss prevention

  • Configure DLP policies for Microsoft Cloud App Security and Power Platform

  • Manage DLP policies and reports in Microsoft 365

Lab : Implement Data Loss Prevention

  • Manage DLP policies

  • Mange Endpoint DLP

  • Test DLP policies

  • Mange DLP reports

Module 3: Implement Information Governance in Microsoft 365
In this module you will learn how to plan and implement information governance strategies for an organisation. Learn how to manage your content lifecycle using solutions to import, store, and classify business-critical data so you can keep what you need and delete what you don’t. Learn how to manage retention for Microsoft 365, and how retention solutions are implemented in the individual Microsoft 365 services. Learn how to use intelligent classification to automate and simplify the retention schedule for regulatory, legal, and business-critical records in your organisation.


  • Govern information in Microsoft 365

  • Manage data retention in Microsoft 365 workloads

  • Manage records in Microsoft 365

Lab : Implement Information Governance

  • Configure Retention Labels

  • Implement Retention Labels

  • Configure Service-based Retention

  • Use eDiscovery for Recovery

  • Configure Records Management


Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Foundational knowledge of Microsoft security and compliance technologies

  • Basic knowledge of information protection concepts

  • Understanding of cloud computing concepts

  • Understanding of Microsoft 365 products and services

The course covers many new and advanced compliance features, some controlled via PowerShell. Basic Powershell skills would be desirable, however the labs do walk participants through these steps.

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