Microsoft Purview Essentials: Securing Data in Microsoft 365 (SC-5003)

Course 8718

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate

Gain the skills to use Microsoft Purview to improve your data security in Microsoft 365. In this training, you learn how to create sensitive information types, create sensitivity labels, and use auto-labeling policies based on these labels. You also learn how to set up DLP (Data Loss Prevention) policies to safeguard your organization's data.

Microsoft Purview Essentials SC-5003 Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

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Microsoft Purview Essentials SC-5003 Training Information

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Gain comprehensive knowledge of sensitive information types and their role in information protection strategies.
  • Learn practical skills for creating and managing custom sensitive information types to suit organizational needs.
  • Understand how to classify and protect sensitive data throughout your organization using Microsoft Purview sensitivity labels.
  • Acquire expertise in configuring encryption, implementing auto-labeling policies, and monitoring sensitivity labels effectively.
  • Enhance your ability to prevent data loss by discovering, classifying, and protecting sensitive content across various platforms and devices.
  • Master the implementation of data security measures with Microsoft Purview, ensuring compliance with data loss prevention standards.
  • Gain hands-on experience through exercises that reinforce learning and prepare you for real-world scenarios.
  • Increase your organization's security posture and compliance readiness by implementing robust information protection and data loss prevention measures.

Training Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of Microsoft 365 products and services
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Purview
  • An understanding of data security concepts

Microsoft Purview Essentials SC-5003 Training Outline

  • Compare built-in versus custom sensitive information types 
  • Create and manage custom sensitive information types 
  • Describe custom sensitive information types with exact data match 
  • Implement document fingerprinting 
  • Describe named entities 
  • Create keyword dictionary 
  • Knowledge check 
  • Sensitivity label overview 
  • Create and configure sensitivity labels and label policies 
  • Configure encryption with sensitivity labels 
  • Implement auto-labeling policies 
  • Use the data classification dashboard to monitor sensitivity labels 
  • Knowledge check 
  • Data loss prevention overview 
  • Identify content to protect 
  • Identify sensitive data with optical character recognition (preview) 
  • Define policy settings for your DLP policy 
  • Test and create your DLP policy 
  • Prepare Endpoint DLP 
  • Manage DLP alerts in the Microsoft Purview compliance portal 
  • View data loss prevention reports 
  • Implement the Microsoft Purview Extension 
  • Knowledge check 
  • Exercise: Create a sensitive info type 
  • Exercise: Create and publish a sensitivity label 
  • Exercise: Create and assign an auto-labeling policy 
  • Exercise: Create a data loss prevention (DLP) policy 
  • Summary 

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