Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security – Exam Guide MS-101

By Nate Chamberlain
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  1. Section 1: Modern Device Services

About this book

Exam MS-101: Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security is a part of the Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert certification path designed to help users validate their skills in evaluating, planning, migrating, deploying, and managing Microsoft 365 services. This book will help you implement modern device services, apply Microsoft 365 security and threat management, and manage Microsoft 365 governance and compliance. Written in a succinct way, you’ll explore chapter-wise self-assessment questions, exam tips, and mock exams with answers.

You’ll start by implementing mobile device management (MDM) and handling device compliance. You’ll delve into threat detection and management, learning how to manage security reports and configure Microsoft 365 alerts. Later, you’ll discover data loss prevention (DLP) tools to protect data as well as tools for configuring audit logs and policies. The book will also guide you through using Azure Information Protection (AIP) for deploying clients, applying policies, and configuring services and users to enhance data security. Finally, you’ll cover best practices for configuring settings across your tenant to ensure compliance and security.

By the end of this book, you’ll have learned to work with Microsoft 365 services and covered the concepts and techniques you need to know to pass the MS-101 exam.

Publication date:
November 2019


Section 1: Modern Device Services

In this section, we will focus on implementing modern device services, which makes up 30-35% of the MS-101 exam. Here, you'll learn how to utilize the services and settings you can control as a Microsoft 365 modern device administrator.

This section includes the following chapters:

  • Chapter 1, Implementing Mobile Device Management (MDM)
  • Chapter 2, Managing Device Compliance
  • Chapter 3Planning for Devices and Apps
  • Chapter 4Planning Windows 10 Deployment

About the Author

  • Nate Chamberlain

    Nate Chamberlain, a Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator Expert and Microsoft MVP in Office apps and services since 2019, has over 5 years of experience in helping organizations deploy and maximize their usage of Office 365 apps and services. His work has included administrative and analyst roles in the higher education, healthcare, corporate, and finance sectors. Nate is the author of several other books, including an MS-101 exam guide, an MS-500 exam guide, and a handful of smaller publications on SharePoint, OneNote, and leading advocate groups. Nate speaks at user groups and conferences both in person and virtually throughout the year, and he can be found blogging regularly at and tweeting as @chambernate on Twitter.

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