Plugin Title Monitor Endpoint Protection
Cloud AZURE
Category Security Center
Description Ensures Endpoint Protection monitoring is enabled in Security Center
More Info When this setting is enabled, Security Center audits the Endpoint Protection setting for all virtual machines for malware protection.
AWS Link https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/security-center/security-center-policy-definitions
Recommended Action Enable Adaptive Application Controls for Endpoint Protection from the Azure Security Center by ensuring AuditIfNotExists setting is used to monitor missing Endpoint Protection.


Detailed Remediation Steps

  1. Log into the Microsoft Azure Management Console.
  2. Select the "Search resources, services, and docs" option at the top and search for Security Center.
  3. Scroll down the "Security Center" navigation panel and select the "Security policy" option under "POLICY & COMPLIANCE."
  4. On the "Policy Management" page under "Name" column select the "Subscription Name" that needs to be verified.
  5. On the "Security Policy" page scroll down the "Compute and Apps" section and check the "Monitor missing Endpoint Protection in Azure Security Center". If it's set to "Disabled" then "Monitor Endpoint Protection" is not enabled on the selected "Subscription."
  6. Repeat steps number 2 - 5 to check other "Subscriptions" under the "Security Center."
  7. Navigate to the "Security Center", select the "Security policy" and under "Policy Management" select the "Subscription" that needs to enable the "Monitor Endpoint Protection."
  8. Select the "Subscription" link under the "Security policy" at the top to get into the configuration settings.
  9. Scroll down the page and under "Compute and Apps" choose the "Monitor missing Endpoint Protection in Azure Security Center" and select the "AuditIfNotExists" option from the dropdown menu and click on the "Save" button at the bottom to make the necessary changes.
  10. Repeat steps number 7 - 9 to enable Adaptive Application Controls for Endpoint Protection from the Azure Security Center by ensuring AuditIfNotExists setting is used to monitor missing Endpoint Protection.

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