Are you ready to test your team’s cyber security skills in a fun, interactive one-day experience?

Into the Breach launches attendees into an intense, real-world security breach simulation. Get hands-on experience with Microsoft products and test your team’s knowledge and threat hunting skills.

Players take on the role of a security analysts assisting on a simulated attack. They’ll apply their knowledge of Microsoft 365 Defender and Microsoft Sentinel to complete a set of tasks, competing for bragging rights as they move up the leaderboard.

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Exposure to Microsoft 365 Defender and Microsoft Sentinel security tools.

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Learning Outcomes

Into the Breach shows how Microsoft Threat Protection solutions help you:

  • Address threats more efficiently and effectively.
  • Use integrated, automated, extended detection and response (XDR) to increase efficiency and effectiveness with Microsoft Defender.
  • Stay secure against threats to identity, endpoints, data, apps and infrastructure.
  • Get end-to-end insights across the entire organisation with the Microsoft Sentinel cloud native SIEM.
  • Use security automation to detect, investigate and respond to threats using automated investigations and self-healing capabilities.
  • Use advanced hunting features to explore raw data across all security pillars and locate threat indicators.
  • View alerts and remediate across your Microsoft 365 environment in a single dashboard.
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Course Outline

Shifts to the cloud alter security challenges. It is more important than ever to use with tools designed to support flexible, dynamic cloud environments. This technical, hands-on experience puts you in the driver's seat to test drive Microsoft’s latest security technology and threat hunt through the data.

Real World Accuracy:

  • Step into the role of a security analyst and use M365 Defender and Microsoft Sentinel cloud security tools to investigate indicators of an advanced threat that is conducting an attack on your network across multiple phases of the kill chain.

Intrusion Analysis:

  • Investigate reports of suspicious emails and anomalous activity to mitigate a spear phishing attack.

Brute Force Analysis:

  • Track the adversary as they attempt to establish persistence within your network.

Escalation Analysis:

  • Identify suspicious behaviour and indicators of privilege escalation.

Execution Analysis:

  • Find unusual behaviours and suspicious files to prevent additional loss of critical data to a ransomware attack.

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Cyber Security learning paths

Want to boost your career in cyber security? Click on the roles below to see QA's learning pathways, specially designed to give you the skills to succeed.

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Certification = Certification
AI Security & Governance
Application Security
Cyber Blue Team
Cloud Security
DFIR Digital Forensics & Incident Response
Industrial Controls & OT Security
Information Security Management
NIST Pathway
Privacy Professional
Reverse Engineer
Secure Coding
Security Architect
Security Auditor
Security Risk
Security Tech Generalist
Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing

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Our virtual classroom courses allow you to access award-winning classroom training, without leaving your home or office. Our learning professionals are specially trained on how to interact with remote attendees and our remote labs ensure all participants can take part in hands-on exercises wherever they are.

We use the WebEx video conferencing platform by Cisco. Before you book, check that you meet the WebEx system requirements and run a test meeting (more details in the link below) to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall settings. If it doesn’t work, try adjusting your settings or contact your IT department about permitting the website.

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How do QA’s online courses work?

QA online courses, also commonly known as distance learning courses or elearning courses, take the form of interactive software designed for individual learning, but you will also have access to full support from our subject-matter experts for the duration of your course. When you book a QA online learning course you will receive immediate access to it through our e-learning platform and you can start to learn straight away, from any compatible device. Access to the online learning platform is valid for one year from the booking date.

All courses are built around case studies and presented in an engaging format, which includes storytelling elements, video, audio and humour. Every case study is supported by sample documents and a collection of Knowledge Nuggets that provide more in-depth detail on the wider processes.

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When will I receive my certificate?

Certificates of Achievement are issued at the end the course, either as a hard copy or via email. Read more here.

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