SC-900: Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals [Video]

By Anand Rao Nednur
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  1. Introduction to the Course

About this video

Identity is the new perimeter. Application developers and infrastructure teams must focus on identity and the security tools that revolve around it to protect the state of identity. This course covers various aspects of identity and security methodologies used to protect it.

This course begins with the concepts of security, compliance, and identity. You’ll look at security methodologies, security concepts, and Microsoft Security and compliance principles. You’ll learn the concepts of zero trust methodology, shared responsibility model, and defense in depth.

After that, you’ll cover Microsoft Identity and Access Management Solutions. You’ll look at identity principles and concepts; basic identity and identity types; authentication, access management, and identity protection; and governance capabilities of Azure Active Directory.

Next up is Microsoft Security Solutions. This includes basic security capabilities and security management capabilities of Azure and Azure Sentinel, Microsoft 365 Defender, Intune, and Microsoft 365.

Finally, you’ll look at Microsoft Compliance Solutions. You’ll look at compliance management capabilities generally, then have a look at the capabilities in Microsoft 365 of information protection and governance, inside risk, eDiscovery, and audit.

By the end of this course, you will get hands-on knowledge to pass the Microsoft SC 900 exam.

The resource files are available on the GitHub repository at

Publication date:
October 2021
7 hours 7 minutes

About the Author

  • Anand Rao Nednur

    Anand Rao Nednur is a senior technical instructor and cloud consultant. He has worked with large enterprises for about 15 years and has a wide range of technologies in his portfolio. Anand is adept at not just cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, and GCP) but is also well-versed with IAM, security, and automation with PowerShell and Python.

    In addition, he has been developing and updating the content for various courses. He has been assisting many engineers in lab examinations and securing certifications.

    Anand is also a certified seasoned professional holding several certifications and has delivered instructor-led training in several states in India as well as several countries such as the USA, Bahrain, Kenya, and UAE. He has worked as a Microsoft Certified Trainer globally for major corporate clients.

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SC-900: Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals [Video]
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