Workshop 3

  • Auditing Microsoft 365 and Azure Cloud Security

    Date: Tuesday, 19 November
    Time: 9:00AM – 5:00PM
    Location: The New Yorker, a Wyndham hotel, NY
    Registration fee: $650 member / $850 non-member

    CPD credits: 7

    Book Workshops!

  • Speakers

    Robert Brzezinski MBA, CHPS, CISA, CISM
    Bizwit LLC

    This is a one-day course for auditors and security teams responsible for security and compliance of their Microsoft 365 and Azure Active Directory (AzureAD) environments. This course will provide students with knowledge and practical skills to audit Microsoft 365 tenants, and to improve security of Microsoft 365 configuration and monitoring capabilities. This course is designed with real world scenarios in mind to provide practical, effective approaches for asking and answering compliance questions, auditing Microsoft 365 before and after solution adoption; practitioner approach to continuous audit, monitoring, and creating additional security and compliance visibility. At the end of the course student will be able to effectively audit Microsoft 365 configuration and organization compliance, understand and improve security of the environment, and implement basic continuous audit and monitoring of the organization Microsoft 365 tenant.

    After completing this workshop, attendees will be able to:

    • Answer questions and describe how Microsoft 365 complies with various regulatory frameworks and data protection standards
    • Assure proper basic Microsoft 365 configuration before solution adoption and email migration
    • Audit Microsoft 365 configuration after adoption (email migration) using graphical user interface (GUI) – Azure Active Directory (AzureAD), Security & Compliance center, Cloud App Security, Microsoft 365 Admin center, Exchange, SharePoint, Teams, Intune
    • Audit specific Microsoft 365 elements that require use of PowerShell
    • Understand and use Security & Compliance Center for continuous audit/monitoring
    • Understand Windows Defender Security ATP Center role and capabilities in protecting the organization
    • Understand how Azure security tools can enhance organization security and compliance, by integrating data from multiple computing platforms and environments. Audit and configure Azure security tools for Microsoft 365 and some other computing platforms
    • Understand how Microsoft 365 cybersecurity strategy works and protects users, devices and data when implemented correctly

    Attendees hands-on participation will require:

    - Laptop – Windows 10 Pro recommended

    - M365 or O365 existing tenant

    • Participant will need Global Admin privileges to see or interact with all functionalities
    • Install PowerShell Exchange Online module for trying some PowerShell commands

    - O365 tenant can be a trial subscription obtained from

    • Choose O365 E3 or E5 trial (Enterprise subscriptions)
    • Trial subscriptions last 30 days – coordinate timing of your trial subscription !!!
    • Add a few fictious users to your tenant before workshop

    - Azure subscription (Not a must have), (Pay-as-you-go recommended) is required to interact with Azure security tools:

    • Steps below assure that your Azure subscription will be associated with your O365/M365 tenant AzureAD
    • From O365/M365 Admin center -> navigate to Azure Active Directory
    • Replace address with
    • Type subscriptions in Search box at the top -> navigate to Subscriptions -> Add Subscription
    • Select Free trial if available or Pay-as-you-go -> you will need to provide credit card number in both scenarios
    • Cost consumed will be minimal if any -> unless participant starts creating additional resources e.g. VMs, storage etc. Azure Pay-as-you-go Subscription can be canceled at any time – delete resources before canceling to avoid any charges
  • Interested in attending?

    Want to join us? Registration is now open for Infosecurity ISACA North America 2019.

    Register to attend

    Exhibit in 2019

    Want to know more about the benefits of exhibiting with us? Inquire about 2019 now.


We use cookies to operate this website and to improve its usability. Full details of what cookies are, why we use them and how you can manage them can be found by reading our Privacy & Cookies page. Please note that by using this site you are consenting to the use of cookies.