Microsoft Certified: Cybersecurity Architect Expert

The Microsoft cybersecurity architect has subject matter expertise in designing and evolving the cybersecurity strategy to protect an organization’s mission and business processes across all aspects of the enterprise architecture.

Job role: Administrator, Security Engineer, Security Operations Analyst, Solution Architect

Prerequisites: 4 certifications

Required exams: SC-100

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Microsoft Certified: Cybersecurity Architect Expert

Skills measured

  • This list contains the skills measured on the exam associated with this certification. For more detailed information, visit the exam details page and download the study guide.
  • Design a Zero Trust strategy and architecture
  • Evaluate Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) technical strategies and security operations strategies
  • Design security for infrastructure
  • Design a strategy for data and applications

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Certification prerequisites

To become a Microsoft Certified: Cybersecurity Architect Expert, you must earn at least one of the following: Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate, Microsoft Certified: Identity and Access Administrator Associate, Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate, Microsoft Certified: Security Operations Analyst Associate certification.

  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate

    Azure security engineers implement Azure security controls that protect identity, access, data, applications, and networks in cloud and hybrid environments as part of an end-to-end infrastructure.

  • Microsoft Certified: Identity and Access Administrator Associate

    The Microsoft identity and access administrator designs, implements, and operates an organization’s identity and access management systems by using Azure AD. They manage tasks such as providing secure authentication and authorization access to enterprise applications.

  • Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate

    Microsoft 365 security administrators proactively secure Microsoft 365 enterprise and hybrid environments, implement and manage security and compliance solutions, respond to threats, and enforce data governance.

  • Microsoft Certified: Security Operations Analyst Associate

    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.

Certification exams

  • SC-100: Microsoft Cybersecurity Architect

    Languages: en

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    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: design a Zero Trust strategy and architecture; evaluate Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) technical strategies and security operations strategies; design security for infrastructure; and design a strategy for data and applications.

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    All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so you'll be ready for any question on the exam.

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** Complete this exam before the retirement date to ensure it is applied toward your certification. After the retirement date, please refer to the related certification for exam requirements.