Microsoft Security Resources

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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Getting started

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

Azure AD Deployment GuidesAzure 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 foundationFollow this guide to get a foundational understanding how how to better secure your applications and identity with Azure AD.
A world without passwords in AADLearn how to start your journey to removing the “need” for passwords in your modern environment.

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE)

MDE Ninja TrainingDo 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 ReportsRepository 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 TrainingHave 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

Communities and Other Great Resources

Last updated: 11/17/20 – New Ninja content added, continuing to improve layout.