Course Overview: The Microsoft Certified: Security Operations Analyst Associate course is a comprehensive program that equips participants with the knowledge and skills required to become proficient security operations analysts. The course focuses on reducing organizational risk by effectively mitigating active cyber threats, improving threat protection practices, and responding to security incidents. Participants will learn essential techniques such as triage, vulnerability management, threat hunting, and cyber threat intelligence analysis. The course emphasizes the use of Microsoft Sentinel, Microsoft Defender for Cloud, Microsoft 365 Defender, and third-party security solutions to secure IT systems in multicloud environments.
Learning Objectives: Upon completing the Microsoft Certified: Security Operations Analyst Associate course, participants will be able to:
- Mitigate threats using Microsoft 365 Defender: Understand and apply strategies to defend against cyber threats using Microsoft 365 Defender.
- Mitigate threats using Defender for Cloud: Utilize Defender for Cloud to protect cloud-based applications and data from security threats.
- Mitigate threats using Microsoft Sentinel: Employ Microsoft Sentinel to monitor, identify, investigate, and respond to threats in multicloud environments.
- Collaborate with stakeholders: Work effectively with business stakeholders, architects, identity administrators, Azure administrators, and endpoint administrators to ensure comprehensive IT system security.
- Apply best practices in security operations: Implement industry best practices in security operations to reduce risk and improve overall security posture.
Target Audience: The Microsoft Certified: Security Operations Analyst Associate course is designed for individuals seeking to excel in security operations roles within an organization. The course is ideal for:
- Security Engineers
- Security Operations Analysts
Professionals in these roles will benefit from gaining in-depth knowledge of security operations and enhancing their ability to rapidly respond to cyber threats, advise on threat protection practices, and ensure the security of IT systems. This course is suitable for both aspiring security operations analysts and existing professionals looking to upgrade their skills and obtain a valuable Microsoft certification.
Course Curriculum: Microsoft Certified: Security Operations Analyst Associate
Module 1: Introduction to Security Operations Analysis
- Understanding Security Operations Analysis
- Role and Importance of Security Operations Analysts
- Cybersecurity Threat Landscape
Module 2: Microsoft 365 Defender
- Overview of Microsoft 365 Defender
- Threat Mitigation with Microsoft 365 Defender
- Incident Response and Investigation with Microsoft 365 Defender
Module 3: Defender for Cloud
- Introduction to Defender for Cloud
- Securing Cloud Applications and Data
- Responding to Cloud-Based Security Incidents
Module 4: Microsoft Sentinel
- Exploring Microsoft Sentinel Capabilities
- Monitoring and Identifying Threats in Multicloud Environments
- Incident Response and Cyber Threat Intelligence Analysis with Microsoft Sentinel
Module 5: Collaborating with Stakeholders
- Working with Business Stakeholders
- Collaboration with Architects, Identity Administrators, and Azure Administrators
- Building a Cohesive Security Operations Team
Module 6: Best Practices in Security Operations
- Implementing Industry Best Practices in Security Operations
- Continuously Improving Security Posture
- Responding to Evolving Cyber Threats
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- Duration 310 hours
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- Language English
- Students 10
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