MS-101 Exam Study Guide

Below you’ll find all exam areas and objectives with related documentation to help you prepare for the exam. Most of the references below are summarized in my exam prep book.

Implement modern device services (30-35%)

Implement Microsoft 365 security and threat management (30-35%)

  • plan Windows Defender ATP Solution
  • configure preferences
  • implement Windows Defender ATP Policies
  • enable and configure security features of Windows 10 Enterprise
  • manage service assurance dashboard
  • manage tracing and reporting on Azure AD Identity Protection
  • configure and manage Microsoft 365 security alerts
  • configure and manage Azure Identity Protection dashboard and alerts

Manage Microsoft 365 governance and compliance (35-40%)

  • configure DLP Policies
  • design data retention policies in Microsoft 365
  • manage DLP exceptions
  • monitor DLP policy matches
  • manage DLP policy matches
  • plan AIP solution
  • plan for deployment On-Prem rights management Connector
  • plan for Windows information Protection (WIP) implementation
  • plan for classification labeling
  • configure Information Rights Management (IRM) for Workloads
  • configure Super User
  • deploy AIP Clients
  • implement Azure Information Protection policies
  • implement AIP tenant key
  • configure information retention
  • plan for Microsoft 365 backup
  • plan for restoring deleted content
  • plan information Retention Policies
  • configure audit log retention
  • configure audit policy
  • monitor Unified Audit Logs
  • search content by using Security and Compliance Center
  • plan for in-place and legal hold
  • configure eDiscovery

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Check out these two MS-101 exam prep books. The first is written by Nate Chamberlain.

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