SC-200 Microsoft Security Operations Analyst

SC-200 Microsoft Security Operations Analyst

Course Description

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 cyber threats 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.

Level – Intermediate

Audience
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 Sentinel, Microsoft Defender for Cloud, 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.

Course Outline:

Module 01 : Migrate threats using Microsoft 365 Defender

L01 – Introduction to threat protection with Microsoft 365
L02 – Mitigate incidents using Microsoft 365 Defender
L03 – Remediate risks with Microsoft Defender for Office 365
L04 – Microsoft Defender for Identity
L05 – Protect your identities with Azure AD Identity Protection
L06 – Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps
L07 – Respond to data loss prevention alerts
L08 – Manage insider risk in Microsoft 365

Module 02 : Mitigate threats using Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

L01 – Protect against threats with Microsoft Defenders for Endpoint
L02 – Deploy the Microsoft Defender for Endpoint environment
L03 – Implement Windows security enhancements
L04 – Perform device investigations  
L05 – Perform evidence and entities investigations
L06 – Configure for alerts and detections
L07 – Utilize Threat and Vulnerability Management

Module 03 : Mitigate threats using Microsoft Defender for Cloud

L01 – Plan for cloud workload protections using Microsoft Defender for cloud
L02 – Explain cloud workload protections in Microsoft Defender for Cloud
L03 – Connect Azure Assets to Microsoft Defender for cloud  
L04 – Connect non-Azure resources to Microsoft Defender for Cloud  
L05 – Remediate security alerts using Microsoft Defender for Cloud

Module 04 : Create queries for Microsoft Sentinel using Kusto Query Language

L01 – Construct KQL Statements for Microsoft Sentinel
L02 – Analyze query results using KQL
L03 – Build multi-table statements using KQL
L04 – Work with string data using KQL statements

Module 05 : Configure your Microsoft Sentinel environment

L01 – Introduction to Microsoft Sentinel
L02 – Create and manage Microsoft Sentinel workspaces
L03 – Query logs in Microsoft Sentinel
L04 – Use watchlists in Microsoft Sentinel
L05 – Utilize threat intelligence in Microsoft Sentinel

Module 06 : Connect logs to Microsoft Sentinel

L01 – Connect to data Microsoft Sentinel using data connectors
L02 – Connect Microsoft services to Microsoft Sentinel
L03 – Connect Microsoft 365 Defender to Microsoft Sentinel
L04 – Connect Windows hosts to Microsoft Sentinel
L05 – Connect Common Event Format logs to Microsoft Sentinel
L06 – Connect syslog data sources to Microsoft Sentinel
L07 – Connect threat indicators to Microsoft Sentinel

Module 07 : Create detections and perform investigations using Microsoft Sentinel

L01 – Threat detection with Microsoft Sentinel analytics
L02 – Security incident management in Microsoft Sentinel
L03 – Threat response with Microsoft Sentinel playbooks
L04 – Use entity behavior analytics in Microsoft Sentinel
L05 – Query, visualize, and monitor data in Microsoft Sentinel

Module 08 : Perform threat hunting in Microsoft Sentinel

L01 – Threat hunting concepts in Microsoft Sentinel
L02 – Threat hunting with Microsoft Sentinel 
L03 – Hunt for threat using notebooks in Microsoft Sentinel

Expected learning
● Explain how Microsoft Defender for Endpoint can remediate risks in your environment
● Create 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 Defender for Endpoint
● Explain how the threat landscape is evolving
● Conduct advanced 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 case
● Configure auto-provisioning in Microsoft Defender for Cloud
● Remediate alerts in Microsoft Defender for Cloud
● 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

Course Duration: 4 days
Course Fee: Contact Us

Microsoft standard labs will be used in the course.

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