Master course in Microsoft SC-200: Microsoft Security Operations Analyst : In addition to collaborating with organizational stakeholders, the Microsoft security operations analyst ensures the security of information technology systems for the organization. They’re working on reducing organizational risk by quickly resolving active attacks, improving threat protection practices, and referring violations of organizational policies to the right people. Providing secure IT systems is the responsibility of the Microsoft Security Operations Analyst. To accomplish this goal, they have to work with stakeholders in the organization. By identifying active attacks in the environment and amending them promptly, they decrease the risk of violations of organizational policies. You can get advice on how to improve threat protection.

Manage, monitor, and respond to threats across their environment using a variety of security solutions. Utilizing Microsoft Sentinel, Microsoft Defender for Cloud, Microsoft 365 Defender, and third-party security products, the role investigates, responds to, and hunts for threats. These tools are also configured and deployed by the security operations analyst, because they consume operational output. You can learn the concepts and process of Security Operations Analyst, SC-200, Azure Sentinel, Microsoft sentinel, Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps and Microsoft 365 Defender.

  1. Monitoring and Responding to Security Incidents: Understanding how to detect, investigate, and respond to security incidents within a Microsoft cloud environment. This involves using various tools and technologies to identify potential threats and take appropriate action.
  2. Implementing and Managing Detection Solutions: Learning about different security detection solutions available in Microsoft’s ecosystem and how to implement and manage them effectively. This may include technologies such as Azure Sentinel, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, etc.
  3. Managing and Investigating Security Alerts: Gaining knowledge on handling security alerts generated by various security solutions and conducting thorough investigations to determine the scope and impact of potential incidents.
  4. Implementing Threat Protection: Learning to implement and manage threat protection measures to safeguard the cloud environment from various cyber threats, such as malware, phishing attacks, etc.
  5. Securing Identities and Access: Understanding how to protect identities, manage access controls, and implement multi-factor authentication to prevent unauthorized access.
  6. Managing Cloud Security Posture: Learning about best practices for maintaining a secure cloud environment, including configuring security policies, network security, and access controls.
  7. Data Security and Privacy: Understanding data protection mechanisms and privacy regulations relevant to the Microsoft cloud environment.
  8. Governance, Risk, and Compliance: Gaining knowledge of governance frameworks, risk assessment methodologies, and compliance standards in the context of cloud security operations.
  9. Security Reports and Documentation: Learning to generate security reports and maintain documentation of security operations activities.

This role needs candidates who are familiar with attack vectors, cyberthreats, incident management, and Kusto Query Language (KQL). It’s also a plus if candidates know Microsoft 365 and Azure.

In this master course, I would like to teach the 5 Major topics,

1. Security Operations Center with Microsoft 365 Defender

2. Manage alerts, incidents, and investigate security incidents with Microsoft 365 Defender

3. Analyze threat analytics and detect risks with Azure AD Identity Protection

4. How to detect threats with Conditional Access App Control

5. Data loss prevention alerts, Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps: Investigate data loss prevention alerts