The Microsoft cybersecurity architect has subject matter expertise in designing and evolving the cybersecurity strategy to protect an organization's mission and business processes across all aspects of the enterprise architecture. The cybersecurity architect designs a Zero Trust strategy and architecture, including security strategies for data, applications, access management, identity, and infrastructure. The cybersecurity architect also evaluates Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) technical strategies and security operations strategies.
The cybersecurity architect continuously collaborates with leaders and practitioners in IT security, privacy, and other roles across an organization to plan and implement a cybersecurity strategy that meets the business needs of an organization.
A candidate for this certification should have advanced experience and knowledge in a wide range of security engineering areas including identity and access, platform protection, security operations, securing data and securing applications. They should also have experience with hybrid and cloud implementations.
To earn the Microsoft Cybersecurity Architect Expert certification, candidates must also pass one of the following exams: SC-200, SC-300, AZ-500, or MS-500. We strongly recommend that you do this before taking the SC-100 exam.
Step 1: To become Microsoft Certified Cybersecurity Architect Expert, you must earn either of the following certifications:
Earn Microsoft Certified: Security Operations Analyst Associate Certification, by passing Exam SC-200
Earn Microsoft Certified: Identity and Access Administrator Associate Certification, by passing Exam SC-300
Earn Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate Certification, by passing Exam AZ-500
Earn Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate Certification, by passing Exam MS-500
Step 2: Recommended training for certification:
Step 3: Take this exam and get certified.
This list contains the skills measured on the exam associated with this certification. For more detailed information, visit the exam details page and download the study guide.