Defensive Security Of Microsoft 365 - Hands On

2 Day Course
Hands On

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Module 1 - Infrastructure Protection (14 topics)

  • Introduction to Microsoft 365
  • Demo: From Phishing to Domain Admins
  • Demo: Getting Root in Linux
  • Preventing Overpass-the-Hash attack
  • Configuring Windows Defender Credentials Guard
  • Performing and Preventing Pass-the-Ticket attack
  • Detecting Active Directory attacks with User Behavior Analytics
  • Comparing Microsoft ATA and Azure ATP
  • Configuring Azure ATP
  • Advanced Endpoint Protection from the Cloud
  • Configuring Windows Defender ATP
  • Lab 1.1. Exploring Azure ATP
  • Lab 1.2. Configuring Windows Defender ATP
  • Lab 1.3. Cybersecurity challenge (Optional)

Module 2 - Don't pay Ransom (11 topics)

  • Demo: Ransomware attack
  • Stop phishing using Office 365 ATP
  • Mastering whitelisting with AppLocker
  • Whitelisting on steroids
  • Attack Surface Reduction rules
  • Docs protection with Controlled Folder Access
  • Windows Defender Application Guard - Rock-solid Browser
  • OneDrive for Business. Complete Recovery
  • Tuning Windows Defender Antivirus
  • Lab 2.1. Configuring and testing Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection with sample ransomware
  • Lab 2.2. Configuring Windows Defender Controlled Folder Access

Module 3 - Data leakage prevention (8 topics)

  • Endpoint Attacks with Physical Access
  • Device Protection. Configuring Bitlocker
  • Attacks on Mobile Devices
  • Mobile devices protection using Microsoft Intune
  • Protect data in the Cloud with Conditional Access & Cloud App Security
  • User's documents protection with Azure Information Protection
  • Lab 3.1 Configuring Azure AD Conditional Access
  • Lab 3.2 Exploring Cloud App Security


Working knowledge of Microsoft 365 technologies.

Instructors will demonstrate features throughout the event. Optional Lab exercises are available for students to complete within a free commercial Microsoft 365 tenancy provided free of charge for each student by QA. This tenancy lasts for 30 days but can be extended free of charge for another 30 days.

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