Prepare for Microsoft Exam MS-101–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of skills and knowledge needed to manage Microsoft 365 mobility, security, and related administration tasks. Designed for experienced IT professionals, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Certified Expert level.

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:

  • Implement modern device services

  • Implement Microsoft 365 security and threat management

  • Manage Microsoft 365 governance and compliance

This Microsoft Exam Ref:

  • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives

  • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you

  • Assumes you are a Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator who participates in evaluating, planning, migrating, deploying, and managing Microsoft 365 services

About the Exam

Exam MS-101 focuses on knowledge needed to implement Mobile Device Management (MDM); manage device compliance; plan for devices and apps; plan Windows 10 deployment; implement Cloud App Security (CAS), threat management, and Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP); manage security reports and alerts; configure Data Loss Prevention (DLP); implement Azure Information Protection (AIP); and manage data governance, auditing, and eDiscovery.

About Microsoft Certification

Passing this exam and Exam MS-100 Microsoft 365 Identity and Services (and earning one Microsoft 365 workload administrator certification or the MCSE: Productivity certification) fulfills your requirements for the Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert certification credential. This demonstrates your ability to evaluate, plan, migrate, deploy, and manage Microsoft 365 services.

See full details at: microsoft.com/learn

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents at a glance
  5. Contents
  6. Acknowledgments
  7. About the Authors
  8. Introduction
    1. Organization of this book
    2. Preparing for the exam
    3. Microsoft certifications
    4. Quick access to online references
    5. Errata, updates & book support
    6. Stay in touch
  9. Chapter 1. Implement modern device services
    1. Skill 1.1: Plan device management
    2. Skill 1.2: Manage device compliance
    3. Skill 1.3: Plan for apps
    4. Skill 1.4: Plan Windows 10 deployment
    5. Skill 1.5: Enroll devices
    6. Thought experiment
    7. Thought experiment answers
    8. Chapter summary
  10. Chapter 2. Implement Microsoft 365 security and threat management
    1. Skill 2.1: Manage security reports and alerts
    2. Skill 2.2: Plan and implement threat protection with Microsoft Defender
    3. Skill 2.3: Plan Microsoft Cloud App Security
    4. Thought experiment
    5. Thought experiment answers
    6. Chapter summary
  11. Chapter 3. Manage Microsoft 365 governance and compliance
    1. Skill 3.1: Plan for compliance requirements
    2. Skill 3.2: Manage information governance
    3. Skill 3.3: Implement Azure Information Protection
    4. Skill 3.4: Plan and implement data loss prevention (DLP)
    5. Skill 3.5: Manage search and investigation
    6. Thought experiment
    7. Thought experiment answers
    8. Chapter summary
  12. Index
  13. Code Snippets