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Microsoft Managing Modern Desktop (MD-101) Cert Prep: 2 Windows Devices, Apps, and Data

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Learn how to leverage cloud-based management solutions—including Windows Defender and Microsoft Intune—to protect and maintain devices in a Windows 10 environment.

The ability to manage and secure devices and applications in an increasingly mobile workforce is an essential skill for any IT administrator. Microsoft offers cloud-based management solutions that make protecting and maintaining devices easier and less costly. In this course, instructor Andrew Bettany shows you how to leverage these tools to manage and secure your devices with greater agility in a Windows 10 environment. Andrew covers security tools with Windows Defender, mobile device management tools with Intune, and monitoring tools. Plus, learn how to manage application deployment and secure data on a variety of devices. This course closely aligns to the third and fourth domains of exam MD-101: Managing Modern Desktops—Manage and protect devices and Manage apps and data.


  • Manage and secure devices within a cloud-based environment
  • What you should know
1. Using Windows Defender Security Center
  • Windows Defender Security Center
  • Understanding Windows Defender Application Guard
  • Understanding Windows Defender Exploit Guard
  • Understanding Windows Defender Credential Guard
  • DEMO: Managing Windows Defender Credential Guard
  • Understanding Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection
  • Understanding Windows Defender Antivirus
  • Understanding Windows Defender Application Control
2. Introduction to Microsoft Intune
  • Introduction to Microsoft Intune
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Demo: Enabling AAD Join
  • Enrolling devices into Microsoft Intune
  • Bulk enroll devices into MDM
  • Enrolling other platforms
  • Managing devices with Microsoft Intune
  • Managing devices with Microsoft Intune policies
  • Performing remote actions on devices
  • Device inventory reporting
3. Monitoring Devices
  • Introduction to Device Health
  • Monitoring device health
  • Demo: Managing device health
  • Monitoring device security
  • Demo: Managing device security
  • Monitoring device compliance
  • Demo: Managing device compliance
4. Deploy and Update Applications
  • Deploying applications
  • Managing application deployment
  • Enabling sideloading of apps into Windows images
  • Gathering Office readiness data
  • Using Office readiness data
  • Understanding IE Enterprise mode
  • Demo: Configuring Enterprise site list using Intune
  • Configuring and implementing Assigned Access
  • Demo: Implementing Assigned Access
5. Mobile Application Management
  • Mobile Application Management
  • Mobile Application Management policies
  • Securing data using Intune
  • Windows Information Protection
  • Demo: Preventing data leakage using Windows Information Protection
  • Azure Information Protection
  • Demo: Implementing Azure Information Protection
  • Next steps

Taught by

Andrew Bettany

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