What’s new for Security: Training and Certification
Published Nov 01 2023 09:00 AM 32.1K Views

Microsoft Learn offers you the latest resources to ensure you have what you need to prepare for exams and reach your skilling goals. Here we share some important updates about Security content, prep videos, certifications, and more.


Exam Readiness Zone: preparing for Exams SC-100, SC-200, and SC-300

Now, you can leverage the Exam Readiness Zone, our free exam prep resource available on Microsoft Learn for your next Security certification! View our expert-led exam prep videos to help you identify the key knowledge and skills measured on exams and how to allocate your study time. Each video segment corresponds to a major topic area on the exam.


During these videos, trainers will point out objectives that many test takers find difficult. In these videos, we include example questions and answers with explanations.


For technical skilling, we now have videos available for the following topics:


Preparing for Exam SC-100: Microsoft Cybersecurity Architect

  • Design solutions that align with security best practices and priorities
  • Design security operations, identity, and compliance capabilities
  • Design security solutions for infrastructure
  • Design security solutions for applications and data

Review the exam prep videos.


Preparing for Exam SC-200: Microsoft Security Operations Analyst

  • Mitigate threats using Microsoft 365 Defender
  • Mitigate threats using Microsoft 365 Defender
  • Mitigate threats using Microsoft Sentinel

Review the exam prep videos and take a free practice assessment.


Preparing for Exam SC-300: Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator

  • Implement identities in Azure AD
  • Implement authentication and access management
  • Implement access management for applications
  • Plan and implement identity governance in Azure AD

Review the exam prep videos and take a free practice assessment.


Visit the Exam Readiness Zone to leverage tips, tricks, and strategies for preparing for your next Microsoft Certification exam.



Newly added Security Cloud Skills Challenge on 30 Days to Learn It

We recently released the new Security Operations Analyst Cloud Skills Challenge on 30 Days to Learn It. Build your skills and prepare for Exam SC-200: Microsoft Security Operations Analyst, required to earn your Microsoft Certified: Security Operations Analyst Associate certification.


Are you thinking of adopting the upcoming Security Copilot? This challenge will help you prepare, as it includes the security operations analyst skills required to tune up your platform and get it ready for Security Copilot.


Complete the challenge within 30 days and you can be eligible to earn a 50% discount on the Certification exam.


Start the 30 Days to Learn it challenge today!


New name: Information Protection and Compliance Administrator Associate certification

As we announced a couple of months ago, we updated the certification name to the Microsoft Certified: Information Protection and Compliance Administrator Associate certification and the exam name to Exam SC-400: Administering Information Protection and Compliance in Microsoft 365 as we recognized the need to expand this certification and exam to include compliance features.

The Exam SC-400 evaluates your proficiency in performing the following technical tasks: implementing information protection, implementing DLP, implementing data lifecycle and records management, monitoring and investigating data and activities through Microsoft Purview, and managing insider and privacy risks in Microsoft 365.


Prepare for the exam with the SC-400 study guide and with our free practice assessment.


Security Learning Rooms

The Microsoft Learn Community offers a variety of ways to connect and engage with each other and technical experts. One of the core components of this experience are the learning rooms, a space to find connections with experts and peers.


There are four Microsoft Security Learning Rooms to choose from that span end-to-end:

  • Cloud Security Study Group
  • Compliance Learning Room
  • Cybersecurity from Beginner to Expert
  • Microsoft Entra


Whether you choose one path or all of them, the Microsoft Learn Community experiences are ready to support your learning journey.

To explore additional security technical guidance, please visit the refreshed Security documentation hub on Microsoft Learn.



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