Microsoft 365 Certified Security Administrator MS-500

This course teaches you how to secure user access to your company's resources. The course covers user password protection, multi-factor authentication, enabling Azure Identity Protection and setting up and using Azure AD Connect. You will learn about threat protection technologies that contribute to the security of your Microsoft 365 environment.
Price from CHF 2'500.00
(including course materials)
Lessons 28 lessons of 50 minutes each
Duration 4 days
Degree Microsoft Achievement

Learning objectives

  • Managing user and group access in Microsoft 365
  • Explaining and managing Azure Identity Protection
  • Planning and implementing Azure AD Connect
  • Managing synchronised user identities
  • Explaining and using conditional access
  • Describing threat vectors of cyber attacks
  • Explaining security solutions for Microsoft 365
  • Using Microsoft Secure Score to assess and improve your security posture
  • Configuring various advanced threat protection services for Microsoft 365
  • Planning and deploying secure mobile devices
  • Implementing the management of information rights
  • Backing up messages in Office 365
  • Configuring data loss prevention policies
  • Deploying and managing Cloud App Security
  • Implementing Windows Information Protection for devices
  • Planning and implementing a system for data archiving and storage
  • Creating and managing an eDiscovery investigation
  • Managing GDPR data protection requests
  • Explaining and using sensitivity labelling


  • Module 1: User and Group Management
  • Module 2: Identity Synchronisation and Protection
  • Module 3: Access Management
  • Module 4: Security in Microsoft 365
  • Module 5: Threat Protection
  • Module 6: Threat Management
  • Module 7: Cloud Application Security
  • Module 8: Mobility
  • Module 9: Information Protection
  • Module 10: Rights Management and Encryption
  • Module 11: Data Loss Prevention
  • Module 12: Archiving and Retention
  • Module 13: Content Search and Investigation
  • Module 14: Compliance in Microsoft 365


  • Basic conceptual understanding of Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with Windows 10 devices
  • Experience with Office 365
  • Basic understanding of authorisation and authentication
  • Basic understanding of computer networks
  • Knowledge of mobile device management
  • Or you already have the certification Microsoft 365 Certified Fundamentals MS-900

Optional examination at the IBAW

This official Microsoft course takes place under the guidance of a certified Microsoft Trainer (MCT). The language of instruction is German, but the original Microsoft documents are currently only available in English. At the end of the Microsoft 365 Certified Security Administrator MS-500 course, all participants receive a Microsoft Achievement certificate of attendance – regardless of whether they pass the examination. You can also take the optional Microsoft 365 Certified Security Administrator MS-500 examination at the IBAW. The cost of this examination is not included in the price.

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