Study Guide Series: Exam MS-500 – Implement Azure AD Identity Protection

This post is part of the overall MS-500 Exam Study Guide. Links to each topic as they are posted can be found here. This post will cover the following exam topics listed under the “Implement Azure AD Identity Protection” section: Implement user risk policyImplement sign-in risk policyConfigure Identity Protection alertsReview and respond to risk events Azure …

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Study Guide Series: Exam MS-500 – Implement Azure AD Privileged Identity Management (PIM)

This post is part of the overall MS-500 Exam Study Guide. Links to each topic as they are posted can be found here. This post will cover the following exam topics listed under the “Implement Azure AD Privileged Identity Management (PIM)” section: Plan for Azure PIMAssign eligibility and activate admin rolesManage Azure PIM role requests and …

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Study Guide Series: Exam MS-500 – Implement Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)

This post is part of the overall MS-500 Exam Study Guide. Links to each topic as they are posted can be found here. This post will cover the following exam topics listed under the “Implement role-based access control (RBAC)” section: Plan for rolesConfigure rolesAudit roles Admin Best Practices Before we look at RBAC, here are some …

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Study Guide Series: Exam MS-500 – Implement Conditional Access

This post is part of the overall MS-500 Exam Study Guide. Links to each topic as they are posted can be found here. This post will cover the following exam topics listed under the "Implement Conditional Access" section: Plan for compliance and conditional access policiesConfigure and manage device compliance for endpoint securityImplement and manage conditional access …

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Study Guide Series: Exam MS-500 – Configure and Manage Azure AD User Authentication Options and Self-Service Password Management

This post is part of the overall MS-500 Exam Study Guide. Links to each topic as they are posted can be found here. Previously in this study guide, we have looked at planning Azure AD Authentication Options such as Pass-Through Authentication, Password Hash Synchronization etc. We have also looked at planning and configuring AD Connect synchronization …

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Study Guide Series: Exam MS-500 – Plan and Implement Device Authentication Methods like Windows Hello

This post is part of the overall MS-500 Exam Study Guide. Links to each topic as they are posted can be found here. Like Active Directory Domain Services, Azure AD does not just hold user and group data. We can also register or join devices to our Azure AD instance. Having a connection between our devices …

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Study Guide Series: Exam MS-500 – Manage and Monitor MFA

This post is part of the overall MS-500 Exam Study Guide. Links to each topic as they are posted can be found here. MFA is one of the most effective layers of security we can add to protect our user identities. In the last post, we went through setting up MFA for our organization, enforcing it …

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Study Guide Series: Exam MS-500 – Implement Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

This post is part of the overall MS-500 Exam Study Guide. Links to each topic as they are posted can be found here. As we discussed previously, implementing appropriate security and controls around authentication to Microsoft 365 has never been more important. The very nature of a cloud service makes it open to potential attacks if …

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Study Guide Series: Exam MS-500 – Plan Sign-on Security

This post is part of the overall MS-500 Exam Study Guide. Links to each topic as they are posted can be found here. Protecting user identities during sign-on to Microsoft 365 services has never been more important. With the shift this year to working from home, many organizations have had to rethink their remote access strategy. …

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Study Guide Series: Exam MS-500 – Configure and Manage Identity Governance

This post is part of the overall MS-500 Exam Study Guide. Links to each topic as they are posted can be found here. Azure AD Identity Governance With the fast pace and scale required by many organizations to provision and control user identities today, it is extremely important that a robust system is in place to …

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