This curated list helps to bring Microsoft high value guides and resources front and center revolving around Microsoft security. Make sure you come back occasionally as this will be continuously updated as new awesome content is found. Is this the one all be all list? No but we like to think these will help in your journey. Enjoy!
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Azure AD | Microsoft Defender for Endpoint | O365 ATP (Coming Soon) | Azure ATP (Coming Soon) | Microsoft Cloud App Security | Microsoft Threat Protection (Coming Soon) | Community and Other Resources
Security and Adoption Roadmap (SAR): Recently move into the M365/O365 world and wonder “How do I protect my services and users?” Well wonder no more! This handy dandy Security Road-map will help guide you through setting up your security baseline in your tenant, taking advantage of the solutions built right in. Check it out
Security & Compliance flip book: This digital flip book contains great information including the adoption guide shown above this resource. This will help you get started with the many security services/features available to you in Microsoft 365! Check it out
|Azure AD Deployment Guides||Azure Active Directory is a pretty awesome beast to be best friends with. Since AAD is the underlying foundation for Microsoft Cloud services why not get a head start on pulling together guides? Easily find pre-made deployment plans you can download, customize, and share with your internal teams.|
|Four steps to a strong identity foundation||Follow this guide to get a foundational understanding how how to better secure your applications and identity with Azure AD.|
|A world without passwords in AAD||Learn how to start your journey to removing the “need” for passwords in your modern environment.|
Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE)
|MDE Ninja Training||Do you want to become a ninja for Microsoft Defender ATP? We can help you get there! We collected content for two roles: “Security Operations (SecOps)” and “Security Administrator (SecAdmin)”. The content is structured into three different knowledge levels, with multiple modules: Fundamentals, Intermediate, and Expert. Some topics can be relevant for SecOps as well as for SecAdmins and are listed for both roles. We will keep updating this training on a regular basis and highlight new resources.|
|MDE PowerBI Reports||Repository for PowerBI reports using Microsoft Defender data! This repository is a starting point for all Microsoft Defender’s users to share PowerBI reports that utilizes Microsoft Defender data.|
Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS)
|MCAS Ninja Training||Have you been wanting to secure your cloud resources? Do you have agreements with non-Microsoft cloud applications? Do you want to share your cloud security knowledge and experience with others? Wait no longer, the Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS) Ninja training is here!|
Learning Paths – Security Focused
- Protect identity and access
- Defend against threats with Microsoft threat protection
- Protect enterprise information
- Manage security with M365
- Introduction to compliance tools in M365
Communities and Other Great Resources
- What is Azure AD?
- 30, 60, 90 days and beyond with Azure AD
- Azure AD Documentation Portal
- Which Auth Method to use?
- Securing Privileged access for hybrid and cloud
- What’s new in Azure AD (this post is updated regularly)
- SSO Integration Tutorials (SaaS)
- Recommended Password Policies for M365
- Identity and device access configuration – Includes infographics!
- Azure AD User Voice
- Microsoft Defender ATP Sample Hunting Queries
Last updated: 11/17/20 – New Ninja content added, continuing to improve layout.