Microsoft 365 Security Essentials for SMB

Wednesday 15 December

Microsoft 365 Security Essentials for SMB

Wednesday 15 December

This course is designed as a one-day, hands-on workshop to teach administrators of Microsoft 365 Business Premium tenants how to deploy the security controls available with this license designed for small to medium businesses. Through a modular task-based approach, delegates will gain an understanding of what is available and how it is configured. The course will help delegates establish a set of security baselines with their customers in a standardised and programmatic way to ensure every SMB is secure

The outcomes of this course for delegates include

  • Understanding of the security features included in the Microsoft 365 Business Premium license
  • Familiarity with navigating and locating the Microsoft 365 Admin Centres where the features are located
  • Understanding the decisions needed to configure the security features
  • Configuring security features

Note: This course focuses on the features included in the Business Premium license. The full range of features are covered in the Security Essentials | Microsoft 365 Identity & Access and Security Essentials | Microsoft 365 Threat Protection courses which can be booked on this site

Special discounted pricing for Vuzion Partners can be found on the price guide within the Vuzion Partner portal here or quoted by your BDM. You can also reach out to us at

1 day
Course Format
This course is delivered virtually over Microsoft Teams

Course Constitution 
This course is constituted as follows

  • Theoretical: 30%
  • Practical - Demo: 30%
  • Practical - Tasks, Activities or Labs: 40%

Percentages are approximate. Whilst we endeavor to include a blend of theory, demo and activities in all of our courses we recognise that some delegates prefer a particular style of course (I.e. wholly or predominantly lab based workshops or immersion experiences) and would ask them to consider their preferred learning style before registration. We would also ask delegates to check the site regularly for new courses as we expand to offer different blends of theory/practice

Who should attend?
Course Level: 200. Delegates must come with prior understanding Microsoft 365 and the Microsoft 365 Admin Centre

Roles Aimed at: Technical Administrators, Security Administrators and Consultants

The course is designed for delegates who are involved in the administration of Microsoft 365, from organisations who are looking to improve the security position of their Microsoft 365 environment or candidates with a technical background new to M365 security features

This course is not intended for:

  • General users of Office 365
  • Non-technical roles, even with decision making ability
Course Capacity
The course capacity is 10 seats

Certifications & Competencies

This course is not linked to a Microsoft Exam but would input into MS-500 M365 Security Administration. This course is not linked to any Microsoft Competencies

This course has the following prerequisites

  • Microsoft Teams desktop app installed to join the course
  • A Microsoft Business Premium tenant created at (instructions will be provided prior to the course). All Microsoft partners should have access to the CDX platform

Should you have any questions on this course please reach out to us at

Register today!

Limited spaces available


Introductions and Protocols

09:30 – 10:00
The Security Center and Secure Score

10:00 – 10:45
Identity & Access in Business Premium including Conditional Access

10:45 – 11:00

11:00 – 11:30
Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Plan 1

11:30 – 12:30

12:30 – 13:30

13:30 – 14:10
Guest Users

14:10 – 14:45
Data Loss Prevention

14:45 – 15:00

15:00 – 15:50
Sensitivity Labels

15:50 – 16:30

16:30 – 17:00
Monitoring and Alerts

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