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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Study Guide Series: Exam MS-500 – Implement Azure AD Group Membership

This post is part of the overall MS-500 Exam Study Guide. Links to each topic as they are posted can be found here. Implement Azure AD Group Membership There are two types of groups in Azure AD as it relates to membership: Assigned and Dynamic. Assigned membership works just like regular AD groups. You create the …

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Study Guide Series: Exam MS-500 – Implement 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. Implementing Password Management in Microsoft 365 is quite a generic exam topic, there are a number of tools available to us which contribute to password management in our tenancy. In this post we …

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Study Guide Series: Exam MS-500 – Monitor and Troubleshoot Azure AD Connect Events

This post is part of the overall MS-500 Exam Study Guide. Links to each topic as they are posted can be found here. Once we have AD Connect installed and configured, it's important to monitor the synchronization service for errors. There are a variety of errors we can experience when running AD Connect and to understand …

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