All the Microsoft Ninja Training I Know About
Because Ninjas are...
There’s always been a big rush of interest in Microsoft security certifications. There’s some fantastic Learn modules (the SC series) created to help those seeking certifications, and these are great sources of knowledge training by themselves.
But a lot of you have shown interest in the “Ninja” training that’s been put together by our product teams. There’s been so much interest, I decided to go down that route and complete them all myself to figure out what you are all always raving about.
Someone asked recently about where all of these are located and I realized the links might be valuable to others, so here they are…
Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-defender-vulnerability/become-a-microsoft-defender-vulnerability-management-ninja/ba-p/4003011
Microsoft Unified SOC Platform Ninja: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-sentinel-blog/become-a-microsoft-unified-soc-platform-ninja/ba-p/4014565
Defender External Attack Surface Management: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-defender-external/become-a-microsoft-defender-external-attack-surface-management/ba-p/3743985
Microsoft Sentinel Notebooks Ninja: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-sentinel-blog/becoming-a-microsoft-sentinel-notebooks-ninja-the-series/ba-p/2693491
Microsoft Sentinel Automation Ninja: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-sentinel-blog/become-a-microsoft-sentinel-automation-ninja/ba-p/3563377
Microsoft Defender Threat Intelligence: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-defender-threat/become-a-microsoft-defender-threat-intelligence-ninja-the/ba-p/3656965
Microsoft Purview Information Protection: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/security-compliance-and-identity/the-microsoft-information-protection-mip-ninja-training-is-here/ba-p/2887478
Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/security-compliance-and-identity/the-microsoft-purview-data-loss-prevention-ninja-training-is/ba-p/3659015
Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle and Records Management: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/security-compliance-and-identity/become-a-microsoft-purview-data-lifecycle-and-records-management/ba-p/3874829
Microsoft Compliance Manager (MSCM): https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/security-compliance-and-identity/microsoft-compliance-manager-mscm-ninja-training-q1-2022/ba-p/3181322
Must Learn KQL: https://aka.ms/MustLearnKQL
Virtual Ninja Training:
Attack Simulation Training:
Did I miss any? Let me know.
EXTRA: Do you know why the trainings are labeled “Ninja” trainings instead of something like “Samurai” trainings? I mean, in feudal Japan, the Ninja was a miscreant, while the Samurai was an honorable warrior.
Well, it’s probably not what you think.
Ofer, the Principal Product Manager of Azure Sentinel (Microsoft Sentinel now) and the person who created the very first Ninja training resource, laid the story out plainly on LinkedIn. “Ninja” is the name of his daughter’s cat! Read the story: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/oshezaf_azuresentinel-microsoft-activity-6811747654733852672-3SRJ
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