The Microsoft Security Operations Analyst collaborates with organizational stakeholders to secure information technology systems for the organization. Their goal is to reduce organizational risk by rapidly remediating active attacks in the environment, advising on improvements to threat protection practices, and referring violations of organizational policies to appropriate stakeholders. Responsibilities include threat management, monitoring, and response by using a variety of security solutions across their environment. The role primarily investigates, responds to, and hunts for threats using Microsoft Azure Sentinel, Azure Defender, Microsoft 365 Defender, and third-party security products. Since the Security Operations Analyst consumes the operational output of these tools, they are also a critical stakeholder in the configuration and deployment of these technologies.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Explain how Microsoft Defender for Endpoint can remediate risks in your environment
Administer a Microsoft Defender for Endpoint environment
Configure Attack Surface Reduction rules on Windows devices
Perform actions on a device using Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
Investigate domains and IP addresses in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
Investigate user accounts in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
Configure alert settings in Microsoft 365 Defender
Conduct hunting in Microsoft 365 Defender
Manage incidents in Microsoft 365 Defender
Explain how Microsoft Defender for Identity can remediate risks in your environment
Investigate DLP alerts in Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps
Explain the types of actions you can take on an insider risk management cases
Configure auto-provisioning in Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps
Remediate alerts in Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps
Construct KQL statements
Filter searches based on event time, severity, domain, and other relevant data using KQL
Extract data from unstructured string fields using KQL
Manage a Microsoft Sentinel workspace
Use KQL to access the watchlist in Microsoft Sentinel
Manage threat indicators in Microsoft Sentinel
Explain the Common Event Format and Syslog connector differences in Microsoft Sentinel
Connect Azure Windows Virtual Machines to Microsoft Sentinel
Configure Log Analytics agent to collect Sysmon events
Create new analytics rules and queries using the analytics rule wizard
Create a playbook to automate an incident response
Use queries to hunt for threats
Observe threats over time with livestream
Learn how to investigate, respond to, and hunt for threats using Microsoft Sentinel, Microsoft Defender for Cloud, and Microsoft 365 Defender. In this course you will learn how to mitigate cyberthreats using these technologies. Specifically, you will configure and use Microsoft Sentinel as well as utilize Kusto Query Language (KQL) to perform detection, analysis, and reporting. The course was designed for people who work in a Security Operations job role and helps learners prepare for the exam SC-200: Microsoft Security Operations Analyst.
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