Ensure that Azure standard pricing tier is active in order to enable threat detection for networks and virtual machines, provide threat intelligence, anomaly detection, and behavior analytics within the Azure Security Center.
This rule resolution is part of the Cloud Conformity Security & Compliance tool for Azure
Enabling Azure Security Center standard pricing tier allows for better security assessment with threat detection provided by the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC), advanced security policies, adaptive application control, network threat detection and regulatory compliance management.
To determine if standard pricing tier is enabled within your Microsoft Azure account, perform the following actions:
Remediation / Resolution
To activate Security Center standard pricing tier within your Microsoft Azure cloud account, perform the following actions:Note: Enabling the standard pricing tier for Azure Security Center incurs an additional cost per node.
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