About this course

Course type Premium
Course code QAOFF365GOV
Duration 5 Days
Special Notices

Please note: Due to the dynamic nature of Microsoft Office 365 functionality the exact list of compliance features addressed in this course is subject to change.

This is a 5-day course with hands on labs learning how to implement Governance Security and Compliance (GSC) in Office 365 within the context of the Microsoft four step process. Within the course there is specific reference to GDPR, however this course is appropriate to anyone interested in any aspect of Governance Security and Compliance.

  • Discover—identify what personal data you have and where it resides.
  • Manage—govern how personal data is used and accessed.
  • Protect—establish security controls to prevent, detect, and respond to vulnerabilities and data breaches.
  • Report—execute on data requests, report data breaches, and keep required documentation.


  • Technical Business Decision Makers
  • Office 365 IT Professionals
  • Anyone who has a business interest in how to Implement Governance Security and Compliance for their organisation in Office 365


An understanding of Office 365 core technologies and an interest in the business benefits of the Microsoft Office 365 Platform from a Governance Security and Compliance perspective.


Introduction to Compliance Standards and Microsoft Commitments

  • In this first section we discuss the common standards and regulations facing companies such as GDPR, ISO 27001 and NIST
  • There is an introduction to the commitments made by Microsoft across all their products to empower customers to meet these compliance requirements
  • An Introduction to the Office 365 Security and Compliance Center

Introduction to the Office 365 technologies useful for discovery of business and personal data

  • Office 365 Content Search
  • Sharepoint Online Search
  • Sharepoint Online Content Types
  • Office 365 Data Loss Prevention – Labels and Content Search
  • Office 365 eDiscovery and Advanced eDiscovery
  • Introduction to Office 365 Advanced Data Governance Features
  • Cloud App Security – App Discovery 

Introduction to the Office 365 technologies useful for management of business and personal data

  • Office 365 Data Governance
    • Import
    • Exchange Archiving
    • Retention
    • Supervision
  • Office 365 Disposition Reviews
  • Sharepoint Online Information Management Policies
  • Office 365 Multi Geo
  • Office 365 Cloud App Security
    • Discover
    • Investigate
    • Control
    • Alerts and Reports
  • Office 365 Threat Intelligence
    • Attack Simulator
    • Threat Tracker
    • Threat Explorer
    • Threat Remediation
    • Office 365 Analytics

Introduction to the Office 365 technologies useful for protection of business and personal data

  • Authentication, Authorization, Access Control
    • Multi Factor Authentication
    • Sharepoint Permissions
    • Sharepoint/OneDrive External Sharing Management
    • Office 365 Role Based Access Control
    • Office 365 Groups/Teams Guest access management
    • Sharepoint and OneDrive Conditional Access
  • Office 365 Holds
    • Security and Compliance eDiscovery Holds
    • Retention Policies
    • Office 365 Label Record Management
    • Exchange eDiscovery Holds
    • Exchange Retention Policies
  • Office 365 Alerts
  • Office 365 Information Rights Management – Azure Information Protection
  • Office 365 Message Encryption - OME
  • Office 365 Fort Knox Encryption
  • Office 365 Customer Key
  • Customer Lockbox
  • Office 365 Data Transit Encryption
  • Office 365 Mobile Device Management
  • Office 365 Secure Score
  • Office 365 Enterprise Architecture Models & Guidance
  • Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection – ATP
  • Microsoft Security Incident Management Process

Introduction to the Office 365 technologies useful for reporting and incident response to threats of business and personal data

  • Office 365 Service Assurance
  • Office 365 Auditing
  • Office 365 Reporting
  • Office 365 Management API
  • Microsoft Service Trust Portal
  • Microsoft Trust Center
  • Microsoft Compliance Manager
  • Microsoft GDPR Benchmark Tool
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5 Days

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