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Getting Started with Microsoft Defender

In this training session, you’ll learn how to use Microsoft Defender (formerly named Security Center) a cloud-based platform that helps you prevent, detect, and respond to cyberattacks. While Microsoft Defender spans both Microsoft 365 and Entra (formerly Azure), this session focuses on the Microsoft 365 side of the product. This is a huge topic, so in this training, you’ll get an overview of Microsoft Defender and some best practices you can use to help monitor and project your Microsoft 365 landscape.

Agenda: Getting Started with Microsoft Defender

  • Introduction to Microsoft Defender – Security Center
    • What is Microsoft Defender and why it is important for your organization
    • Navigating Microsoft Defender
    • How Defender integrates with other Microsoft 365 security services
    • Managing incidents and alerts
  • Email and Collaboration
    • Configuring policies and alerts
    • Exploring and managing harmful content
  • Endpoint and Identity
    • Detecting risks, vulnerabilities, identities and endpoints
    • Health and recommendations
  • Responding
    • Managing incidents and alerts
    • How to use advance hunting
    • Reporting and audit logs