Ensure that the total number of subscription owners created for your Microsoft Azure account subscriptions is monitored by Azure Security Center service. Cloud Conformity recommends designating up to 3 Azure subscription owners in order to reduce the potential for security breaches by one or more compromised owners.
This rule resolution is part of the Conformity Security & Compliance tool for Azure.
As a security best practice, a maximum number of 3 owners should be designated for a Microsoft Azure subscription. By monitoring the number of subscription owners using Azure Security Center you can enforce these best practices and always maintain a maximum of 3 subscription owners. This should reduce the risk of a compromised owner's account being used to gain access to your subscription.
To determine if the number of subscription owners is monitored using Azure Security Center service, perform the following actions:
Remediation / Resolution
To start monitoring the total number of subscription owners using Microsoft Azure Security Center service, perform the following actions:
- Azure Official Documentation
- Monitor identity and access
- Azure security policies monitored by Security Center
- Working with security policies
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