Microsoft Certified: Information Protection Administrator Associate

The Microsoft information protection administrator plans and implements controls that meet organizational compliance needs. This person is responsible for translating requirements and compliance controls into technical implementation. They assist organizational control owners to become and stay compliant.

They work with information technology (IT) personnel, business application owners, human resources, and legal stakeholders to implement technology that supports policies and controls necessary to sufficiently address regulatory requirements for their organization. They also work with the compliance and security leadership, such as a chief compliance officer and security officer, to evaluate the full breadth of associated enterprise risk and partner to develop those policies.

This person defines applicable requirements and tests IT processes and operations against those policies and controls. They are responsible for creating policies and rules for content classification, data loss prevention, governance, and protection.

Job role: Administrator, Information Protection Administrator, Risk Practitioner, Security Engineer

Required exams: SC-400

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  • Implement information protection
  • Implement data loss prevention
  • Implement information governance

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  • SC-400: Microsoft Information Protection Administrator

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    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: implement information protection; implement data loss prevention; and implement information governance.

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