Microsoft Certified:
Information Protection and Compliance Administrator Associate

Candidates for this certification are information protection and compliance administrators who plan and implement risk and compliance controls in the Microsoft Purview compliance portal.

The information protection and compliance administrator translates an organization’s risk and compliance requirements into technical implementation. They are responsible for implementing and managing solutions for content classification, data loss prevention (DLP), information protection, data lifecycle management, records management, privacy, risk, and compliance.

The information protection and compliance administrator works with other roles that are responsible for governance, data, and security to evaluate and develop policies to address an organization’s risk reduction and compliance goals. This role assists workload administrators, business application owners, human resources departments, and legal stakeholders to implement technology solutions that support the necessary policies and controls.

Candidates should have experience with Microsoft 365 services, including Microsoft 365 Apps, Microsoft Exchange Online, Microsoft SharePoint Online, Microsoft OneDrive, and Microsoft Teams. They should also be familiar with PowerShell.


  • While it is advised that you first attain the Fundamentals certification, it is not a requirement.

Required Exams / Courses

Microsoft Training Partner

SC-400 Course Dates

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