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SC-200 Exam Study Guide: Microsoft Security Operations Analyst

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Updated – 01/02/2024 – The exam guide below shows the significant changes that will be implemented starting on March 4, 2024. The study guide has been updated to reflect the new objectives and exam topic weights added and removed by Microsoft Learning.

Updated – 03/01/2024 – The exam guide below shows the changes to be implemented starting on January 23, 2024. The study guide has been updated to reflect the new exam objectives added by Microsoft.

Updated – 09/10/2023 – The exam guide below shows the changes to be implemented starting on November 3, 2023. The study guide has been updated to reflect the new exam objectives added by Microsoft.

Updated – 27/07/2023 – The exam guide below shows the changes to be implemented starting on August 25, 2023. The study guide has been updated to reflect the new exam objectives added by Microsoft.

Updated – 15/05/2023 – The exam study guide below includes a new Free practice assessment for the SC-200 certification.

This article will share with you how to prepare and pass the SC-200 Microsoft Security Operations Analyst certification exam successfully.

Introduction

Microsoft is evolving its learning programs to help you and your career keep pace with today’s demanding IT environments. The new updated role-based certifications will help you to keep pace with today’s business requirements. Microsoft Learning is constantly evolving its learning program to better offer what you need to skill up, prove your expertise to employers and peers, and get the recognition—and opportunities you’ve earned.

In February 2021, Microsoft announced new certifications exams that focus on Security, Compliance, and Identity (SCI) solutions which are available across the Azure platform (Microsoft Defender for Cloud), as well as Microsoft 365 (Microsoft 365 Defender).

Exam NumberCertification
SC-200Microsoft Security Operations Analyst
SC-300Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator
SC-400Microsoft Information Protection Administrator
SC-900Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals

ZDNet has compiled a collection of the best Microsoft certifications that will protect your job and boost your income as we head toward 2022 in a business world that is speeding toward digital transformation. The good news is, that the SC-200 Microsoft Security Operations Analyst was one of the best technical certifications. You can read more about it here.

The good news, you will be eligible for the American Council on Education (ACE) college with 3 credits if you pass the SC-200 certification exam. The American Council on Education (ACE) is a membership organization for U.S.-accredited, degree-granting institutions, that mobilizes the higher education community. See ACE college credit for certification exams for details.

SC-200 Exam

The Security Operations Analyst Associate certification can help demonstrate knowledge of threat mitigation using Microsoft SCI Solutions, as well as performing proactive threat-hunting activities using:

Please check the following section on how to prepare for the SC-200: Microsoft Security Operations Analyst certification exam successfully.

SC-300 Exam

For people in identity roles, Identity & Access Administrator Associate certification can help prove knowledge of core identity governance principles and ensure a proper identity life cycle.

  • Azure Active Directory (AAD)
  • Azure AD Connect
  • Azure Multifactor Authentication (MFA)
  • Privileged Identity Management (PIM)
  • Conditional Access
  • Identity Governance

Please check the following guide to learn more on how to prepare for the SC-300: Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator certification exam successfully.

SC-400 Exam

For people in compliance administrator roles, Information Protection Administrator Associate certification can help prove knowledge of core data concepts and how they’re implemented using Azure data services.

  • Information Protection
  • Data Loss Prevention
  • Information Governance

Please check the following guide to learn more on how to prepare for the SC-400: Microsoft Information Protection Administrator certification exam successfully.

SC-900 Exam

The Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals certification is for people looking to familiarize themselves with the fundamentals of SCI across cloud-based and related Microsoft services, developed for a broad audience that may include business stakeholders, students starting in IT, or existing IT pros that have an interest in Microsoft SCI Solutions.

  • Security, compliance, and identity
  • Microsoft identity and access management solutions
  • Microsoft security solutions
  • Microsoft compliance solutions

Please check the following guide to learn more on how to prepare for the SC-900: Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals certification exam successfully.

SC-200 Exam Preparation

How do you prepare for SC-200?

I would like to share with you how to prepare and pass the SC-200: Microsoft Security Operations Analyst certification exam successfully based on my own experience.

Updated on 16/05/2022 In this exam, I got 40 questions using the standard multiple-choice and interactive item types in total with 2 case studies, the total time for this exam is 130 minutes (2.10 hours). The questions do pretty much match the list of skills measured below.

Updated on 03/03/2021 In this exam, I got 51 questions in total with 2 case studies, and the total time for this exam is 120 minutes (2 hours). The questions do pretty much match the list of skills measured below.

At the time of this writing, this exam is out of the Beta phase, and it’s Public. Beta exams are not scored immediately because Microsoft is gathering data on the quality of the questions and the exam. I will update this article as soon as I get the exam results from Microsoft.

I am so happy and grateful now that I received the final report for the SC-200 Microsoft Security Operations Analyst with a high passing score!

SC-200 - Microsoft Security Operations Analyst Score Report
SC-200 – Microsoft Security Operations Analyst Score Report

Updated on 24/01/2024  For the renewal assessment, I got 25 questions in total without any case study. The performance assessment is based on the following topics:

> Deploy the Microsoft Defender for Endpoint environment.
> Investigate threats by using audit features in Microsoft 365 Defender and Microsoft Purview Standard.
> Remediate security alerts using Microsoft Defender for Cloud.
> Create and manage Microsoft Sentinel workspaces.
> Connect Microsoft services to Microsoft Sentinel.
> Threat detection with Microsoft Sentinel analytics.
> Security incident management in Microsoft Sentinel.
> Threat hunting with Microsoft Sentinel.

Renewal assessment results for Microsoft SC-200: Security Operations Analyst Associate
Renewal assessment results for Microsoft SC-200: Security Operations Analyst Associate

SC-200 Exam Target Audience

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.

Responsibilities include threat management, monitoring, and response by using a variety of security solutions across the environment. The role primarily investigates, responds to, and hunts for threats using Microsoft Sentinel, Microsoft Defender for Cloud, Microsoft Defender XDR, and third-party security products. Since the security operations analyst consumes the operational output of these tools, they are also a critical stakeholder in the configuration and deployment of these technologies.

In this role, you use Kusto Query Language (KQL) for reporting, detections, and investigations. You collaborate with business stakeholders, architects, cloud administrators, endpoint administrators, identity administrators, compliance administrators, and security engineers to secure the digital enterprise.

As a security operations analyst, you perform triage, respond to incidents, manage vulnerabilities, hunt for threats, evaluate logs, and analyze threat intelligence.

SC-200 Exam Prerequisites

● Basic understanding of Microsoft 365
● Fundamental understanding of Microsoft security, compliance, and identity products
● Intermediate understanding of Windows 10 and Windows 11 operating systems
● Familiarity with the Linux operating system
● Familiarity with Azure cloud services, specifically Azure Log Analytics
● Familiarity with Azure virtual machines and virtual networking
● Basic understanding of scripting concepts

If you are new to the Identity and Access Administrator role, the following references can help you understand security fundamentals.

Introduction to Azure Security
Introduction to Microsoft 365 security
Azure identity management security overview
● Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals:

Microsoft Azure Well-Architected Framework Security

Skills measured on this exam

This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical topics listed below based on the latest update from Microsoft.

Links to relevant reading from the official Microsoft documentation for each skill tested are listed below to help you prepare:

Manage a security operations environment (25–30%)

Configure settings in Microsoft Defender XDR

  • Configure a connection from Defender XDR to a Sentinel workspace
  • Configure alert and vulnerability notification rules
  • Configure Microsoft Defender for Endpoint advanced features
  • Configure endpoint rules settings, including indicators and web content filtering
  • Manage automated investigation and response capabilities in Microsoft Defender XDR
  • Configure automatic attack disruption in Microsoft Defender XDR

Manage assets and environments

  • Configure and manage device groups, permissions, and automation levels in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
  • Identify and remediate unmanaged devices in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
  • Manage resources by using Azure Arc
  • Connect environments to Microsoft Defender for Cloud (by using multi-cloud account management)
  • Discover and remediate unprotected resources by using Defender for Cloud
  • Identify and remediate devices at risk by using Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management

Design and configure a Microsoft Sentinel workspace

  • Plan a Microsoft Sentinel workspace
  • Configure Microsoft Sentinel roles
  • Specify Azure RBAC roles for Microsoft Sentinel configuration
  • Design and configure Microsoft Sentinel data storage, including log types and log retention
  • Manage multiple workspaces by using Workspace Manager and Azure Lighthouse

Ingest data sources in Microsoft Sentinel

  • Identify data sources to be ingested for Microsoft Sentinel
  • Configure and use Microsoft connectors for Azure resources, including Azure Policy and diagnostic settings
  • Configure bidirectional synchronization between Microsoft Sentinel and Microsoft Defender XDR
  • Configure bidirectional synchronization between Microsoft Sentinel to Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Plan and configure Syslog and Common Event Format (CEF) event collections
  • Plan and configure collection of Windows Security events by using data collection rules, including Windows Event Forwarding (WEF)
  • Configure threat intelligence connectors, including platform, TAXII, upload indicators API, and MISP
  • Create custom log tables in the workspace to store ingested data

Learning Path: Manage a security operations environment

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

Microsoft Defender XDR

Configure protections and detections (15–20%)

Configure protections in Microsoft Defender security technologies

  • Configure policies for Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps
  • Configure policies for Microsoft Defender for Office
  • Configure security policies for Microsoft Defender for Endpoints, including attack surface reduction (ASR) rules
  • Configure cloud workload protections in Microsoft Defender for Cloud

Configure detection in Microsoft Defender XDR

  • Configure and manage custom detections
  • Configure alert tuning
  • Configure deception rules in Microsoft Defender XDR

Configure detections in Microsoft Sentinel

  • Classify and analyze data by using entities
  • Configure scheduled query rules, including KQL
  • Configure near-real-time (NRT) query rules, including KQL
  • Manage analytics rules from Content hub
  • Configure anomaly detection analytics rules
  • Configure the Fusion rule
  • Query Microsoft Sentinel data by using ASIM parsers
  • Manage and use threat indicators

Learning Path: Configure protections and detections

Manage incident response (35–40%)

Respond to alerts and incidents in Microsoft Defender XDR

  • Investigate and remediate threats to Microsoft Teams, SharePoint Online, and OneDrive
  • Investigate and remediate threats in email by using Microsoft Defender for Office
  • Investigate and remediate ransomware and business email compromise incidents identified by automatic attack disruption
  • Investigate and remediate compromised entities identified by Microsoft Purview data loss prevention (DLP) policies
  • Investigate and remediate threats identified by Microsoft Purview insider risk policies
  • Investigate and remediate alerts and incidents identified by Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Investigate and remediate security risks identified by Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps
  • Investigate and remediate compromised identities in Microsoft Entra ID
  • Investigate and remediate security alerts from Microsoft Defender for Identity
  • Manage actions and submissions in the Microsoft Defender portal

Respond to alerts and incidents identified by Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

  • Investigate timeline of compromised devices
  • Perform actions on the device, including live response and collecting investigation packages
  • Perform evidence and entity investigation

Enrich investigations by using other Microsoft tools

  • Investigate threats by using unified audit Log
  • Investigate threats by using Content Search
  • Perform threat hunting by using Microsoft Graph activity logs

Manage incidents in Microsoft Sentinel

  • Triage incidents in Microsoft Sentinel
  • Investigate incidents in Microsoft Sentinel
  • Respond to incidents in Microsoft Sentinel

Configure Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) in Microsoft Sentinel

  • Create and configure automation rules
  • Create and configure Microsoft Sentinel Playbooks
  • Configure analytic rules to trigger automation
  • Trigger playbooks manually from alerts and incidents
  • Run playbooks on On-premises resources

Learning Path: Manage incident response

Perform threat hunting (15–20%)

Hunt for threats by using KQL

  • Identify threats by using Kusto Query Language (KQL)
  • Interpret threat analytics in the Microsoft Defender portal
  • Create custom hunting queries by using KQL

Hunt for threats by using Microsoft Sentinel

  • Analyze attack vector coverage by using MITRE ATT&CK in Microsoft Sentinel
  • Customize content gallery hunting queries
  • Use hunting bookmarks for data investigations
  • Monitor hunting queries by using Livestream
  • Retrieve and manage archived log data
  • Create and manage search jobs

Analyze and interpret data by using workbooks

  • Activate and customize Microsoft Sentinel workbook templates
  • Create custom workbooks that include KQL
  • Configure visualizations

Learning Path: Perform threat hunting

SC-200 Training Labs

Check the following step-by-step hands-on labs developed by Microsoft that will help you to gain more practical experience.

You can find below the lab build guide for the SC-200 official course:

Learning Path 1

Learning Path 2

Learning Path 3

Learning Path 4

Learning Path 5

Learning Path 6

Learning Path 7

Learning Path 8

SC-200 Interactive Lab Simulations

To preview the SC-200 course in a self-paced format, check the 22 interactive lab simulations below. You may find slight differences between the interactive simulations and the hosted labs, but the core concepts and ideas being demonstrated are the same:

  1. Explore Microsoft 365 Defender
  2. Deploy Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
  3. Mitigate attacks with Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
  4. Enable Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  5. Mitigate threats using Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  6. Create queries for Microsoft Sentinel using Kusto Query Language
  7. Configure your Microsoft Sentinel environment
  8. Connect data to Microsoft Sentinel using data connectors
  9. Connect Windows devices to Microsoft Sentinel using data connectors
  10. Connect Linux hosts to Microsoft Sentinel using data connectors
  11. Create workbooks
  12. Use repositories in Microsoft Sentinel
  13. Modify a Microsoft Security rule
  14. Create a playbook
  15. Create a scheduled query
  16. Explore entity behavior analytics
  17. Perform simulated attacks
  18. Create detections
  19. Investigate incidents
  20. Create Advanced Security Information Model Parsers
  21. Perform threat hunting in Microsoft Sentinel
  22. Hunt for threats using notebooks in Microsoft Sentinel

SC-200 Learning Path

Updated on 02/08/2023 – The Microsoft learning team just put together a learning path dedicated to the SC-200 exam in a structured way to help you focus on the exam objectives.

I highly recommend checking the following modules for each exam topic on the SC-200 learning path:

1) SC-200: Mitigate threats using Microsoft Defender XDR (6 Modules)

2) SC-200: Mitigate threats using Microsoft Purview (5 Modules)

3) SC-200: Mitigate threats using Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (9 Modules)

4) SC-200: Mitigate threats using Microsoft Defender for Cloud (6 Modules)

5) SC-200: Create queries for Microsoft Sentinel using Kusto Query Language (KQL) (4 Modules)

6) SC-200: Configure your Microsoft Sentinel environment (5 Modules)

7) SC-200: Connect logs to Microsoft Sentinel (7 Modules)

8) SC-200: Create detections and perform investigations using Microsoft Sentinel (8 Modules)

9) SC-200: Perform threat hunting in Microsoft Sentinel (5 Modules)

SC-200 Books

At the time of this writing, there are two books that you can use to prepare for this exam.

Microsoft Press released the Exam Reference SC-200 Book – Microsoft Security Operations Analyst by September 2021, you can place the order here.

This book will help you to prepare for Microsoft Exam SC-200 and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of skills and knowledge required to work with stakeholders to secure IT systems, and to rapidly remediate active attacks.

Exam Reference SC-200 Book - Microsoft Security Operations Analyst
Exam Ref SC-200 Microsoft Security Operations Analyst

The second book is Microsoft Security Operations Analyst Exam Ref SC-200 Certification Guide: Manage, monitor, and Respond to Threats Using Microsoft Security Stack for Securing IT Systems by Trevor Stuart and Joe Anich.

Lessons Learned

Practice, practice, and read… I cannot stress enough that hands-on experience and understanding of all the security concepts in Microsoft 365 Defender and Microsoft Defender for Cloud will help you pass this exam.

The main suggestion I have is you MUST be proficient with Kusto Query Language (KQL) to pass the SC-200 Exam. It’s as simple as that. You need to know the relevant Azure AD and Azure Diagnostics tables and how to use intermediate-level KQL clauses to construct queries.

Because Exam SC-200 is an associate-level administrator job role, you need to be quite familiar with the user interface of the Microsoft 365 web portals, particularly M365 Endpoint Protection, App Security, and Microsoft Defender for Cloud.

Remember that the Microsoft Cloud Platform security products rely heavily on Azure Logic Apps (playbooks). Thus, for the SC-200 Exam, you need to know how to make security event-triggered Logic Apps to be successful.

This exam assumes that you have worked with Azure Log Analytics not only in a hybrid cloud environment but in an Azure environment that spans subscriptions and tenants. Knowing the Microsoft Sentinel data connectors and how to set them up is important.

Role-based access control (RBAC) is clearly in scope for the SC-200 Exam. You should know the built-in RBAC roles used for least-privilege security administration in Azure AD, Azure resources, Microsoft Sentinel, Log Analytics, Logic Apps, etc.

When you’re taking a Microsoft administration or implementation certification exam, you can expect several interactive items in which you specify step-by-step procedures. This underscores how important it is for you to gain hands-on experience with Microsoft 365 and Azure security products.

The biggest subject areas that I saw on the SC-200 exam are the following:

  • Microsoft Entra ID (formerly Azure AD)
    • Conditional Access
  • Azure Information Protection
  • Microsoft Sentinel (a lot of questions, a lot…)
    • KQL queries
    • Logic Apps
    • Common Event Format (CEF)
    • Notebooks
    • Hunting
    • Analytics rules
  • Microsoft 365 Defender
  • Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS)
  • Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
    • KQL queries
  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
    • Secure Score
    • Security Alerts
    • Workflow automation
    • Cloud connectors
    • Email notifications

Overall, I think Microsoft Worldwide Learning is doing a good job of gradually shaping these exams to reflect real-world Azure security best practice scenarios. The SC-200 exam is logically organized and focused solely on Microsoft 365 Defender, Microsoft Sentinel, and Microsoft Defender for Cloud.

As announced by Microsoft Worldwide Learning due to the pandemic situation, it appears they have suspended performance-based lab questions given their need to reserve Azure capacity for paying customers. So you better get your exams registered as soon as possible to take advantage of this situation.

SC-200 Exam Dumps

If you wish to validate your skills before taking the real exam, I highly encourage you to purchase the following practice test:

SC-200: Microsoft Security Operations Analyst Microsoft Official Practice Test. The MeasureUp SC-200: Microsoft Security Operations Analyst practice test from mind hub is designed to help you prepare for and pass the Microsoft SC-200 exam. This exam is aimed at Security Operations Analysts who want to validate their skills. You should know how to investigate, respond, and hunt for threats to the information technology systems of the organization. They reduce organizational risk, advise on improving threat protection practices, and refer to violations of policies.

This test contains 121 questions and covers the following objectives:

  • Mitigate threats using Microsoft 365 Defender — (34 questions).
  • Mitigate threats using Microsoft Defender for Cloud — (36 questions).
  • Mitigate threats using Microsoft Sentinel — (51 questions).

SC-200 Exam Readiness

The Microsoft Learn exam readiness zone is a team of experts who share valuable insights, techniques, and strategies to help you prepare effectively for your Microsoft Certification exam.

The comprehensive exam preparation videos will assist you in identifying the key areas of knowledge and skills assessed in the SC-200 exam, as well as guide you on how to allocate your study time efficiently. Each video segment below corresponds to a significant topic covered in the latest SC-200 exam, and the trainer highlights objectives that many test takers typically find challenging.

1) Preparing for SC-200 – Mitigate threats using Microsoft 365 Defender.

2) Preparing for SC-200 – Mitigate threats using Microsoft 365 Defender for Cloud.

3) Preparing for SC-200Mitigate threats using Microsoft Sentinel.

These free videos include illustrative sample questions and detailed explanations of the answers. We recommend watching these videos once you have completed your training or gained some practice, although you are welcome to view them at any stage of your certification journey. Additionally, they provide additional resources to further aid you in your SC-200 exam preparation.

SC-200 Free Practice Assessment

Are you preparing for the SC-200 certification exam? Microsoft just announced Practice Assessments on Microsoft Learn, the newest free exam preparation resource that allows you to assess your knowledge and fill knowledge gaps so that you are better prepared the take the SC-200 certification exam.

The following assessment provides you with an overview of the style, wording, and difficulty of the questions you’re likely to experience on the exam. Through this assessment, you’re able to assess your readiness, determine where additional preparation is needed, and fill knowledge gaps bringing you one step closer to the likelihood of passing your SC-200 exam.

> Take now the Exam SC-200: Microsoft Security Operations Analyst Practice Assessment (50 questions).

Prepare for your certification exam by assessing your knowledge through Practice Assessments, which are free and can be attempted multiple times. These assessments are created and regularly updated by the same team that develops the official certification exams.

You can access practice assessments on Microsoft Learn by signing in or creating an account. The score report for each question includes the answer, rationale, and links to additional information.

Instructor-led virtual training

Last but certainly not least, if you prefer instructor-led training, Microsoft released the SC-200T00 4-day course. This course teaches you how to investigate, respond to, and hunt for threats using Microsoft Sentinel, Microsoft Defender for Cloud, and Microsoft 365 Defender. In this course, you will learn how to mitigate cyber threats using these technologies. Specifically, you will configure and use Microsoft Sentinel as well as utilize Kusto Query Language (KQL) to perform detection, analysis, and reporting. The course was designed for people who work in a Security Operations job role and helps learners prepare for the exam SC-200: Microsoft Security Operations Analyst.

If you prefer to prepare for this exam with Microsoft MCT instructor-led virtual training, you can get in contact with me here.

Exam SC-200: FAQs

What are the Prerequisites for SC-200?

The prerequisites for SC-200 are the following:

  • Basic understanding of Microsoft 365 Defender.
  • Fundamental understanding of Microsoft security, compliance, and identity products.
  • Intermediate understanding of Windows 10/11.
  • Familiarity with Azure services, specifically Azure SQL Database and Azure Storage.
  • Familiarity with Azure virtual machines and virtual networking.
  • Basic understanding of scripting concepts.

How long is the SC-200 exam?

The exam duration is 120 minutes (2 hours).

Does SC-200 have labs?

Microsoft starts introducing lab questions in the exam. You should prepare for the performance-based testing (PBT) lab questions. You would expect to see lab questions for the SC-200 exam. It’s important to know you do NOT have to wait for deployments to complete these performance-based (lab) tests.

As long as the deployment passes validation, you’re good to go, because every minute counts on the exam.

Check the hands-on labs above for the best way of demonstrating ability.

How many questions are in the SC-200 exam?

The number of questions can vary between 40 to 60 questions.

Schedule SC-200 Exam

At the time of this writing, Microsoft launched the SC-200 exam in beta mode, if you would like to take the beta exam and receive the 80% discount*, use the code below when prompted for payment: SC200WATERLOO. You must register for the exam on or before March 15, 2021. The seats are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Once you are ready to take the exam, click Schedule exam here and take it online from the comfort of your home/office with proctor supervision.

Exam SC-200: Microsoft Security Operations Analyst

Other Microsoft Azure Exam Study Guides

Are you interested in another Azure certification exam? I highly encourage you to check out the following Azure exam study guides:

If you are planning to take the SC-200 exam… we wish you all the best and Happy Studying!!!

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-Charbel Nemnom-

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Charbel Nemnom is a Senior Cloud Architect with 21+ years of IT experience. As a Swiss Certified Information Security Manager (ISM), CCSP, CISM, Microsoft MVP, and MCT, he excels in optimizing mission-critical enterprise systems. His extensive practical knowledge spans complex system design, network architecture, business continuity, and cloud security, establishing him as an authoritative and trustworthy expert in the field. Charbel frequently writes about Cloud, Cybersecurity, and IT Certifications.
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  1. Hi there: Thank you for your detailed article. Is there anyway to get exam discounts for SC-200 at this point? The discount code seen in MicroSoft website seems to have expired

  2. Hello Jim, thanks for your comment.
    Unfortunately, the access discount code is only valid for the first 300 people.
    This means that the cap is already reached at the moment. Stay tuned for Microsoft Ignite, March 2-4, 2021!

  3. Hello Joseph, Thanks for your comment. As of today, there is no practice source for the SC-200 exam yet.
    I expect a practice exam starting April 2021. I will update this article as soon as it’s published.

  4. Hello! I have my SC200 exam schedule for May , have you found any practice exam? Thank you for the article.

  5. Hello Patty, thanks for the comment. No practice test yet at the time of this writing. I will update this article as soon as Microsoft release the official practice test. In the meantime, please check the lab section here that will help you to prepare and pass this exam.

  6. Thank you for such an informative article! Is there any discounts that are active or about to be active, that I might avail of in regard to SC-200? Thank you in advance.

  7. Hello Rob, thanks for your comment. Unfortunately, there is no discount code for the SC-200. The exam is already out of beta now. Good Luck with your preparation!

  8. Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge and experience with the test.

    I’m getting ready for this universe of Microsoft certifications and I didn’t know, for example, that the MS-500 was old.

    I realized the difference between MS-500 and SCI certifications, but with your help, my studies will take another level.

    Thank you one more time.

    José Oliveira

  9. It looks like the training labs are not working. Once you click any lab it takes you to the GitHub page and the “page not found” error is displayed.

  10. Thank you Michael for the feedback!
    Yes, the Labs were recently updated to reflect the new names for Microsoft Defender for Cloud (formerly Azure Defender) and Microsoft Sentinel (formerly Azure Sentinel).
    I have updated the Labs with the new links. It should be ok now.
    Good Luck!

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