Plugin Title Monitor SQL Encryption
Cloud AZURE
Category Security Center
Description Ensure that Monitor SQL Encryption is enabled in Security Center.
More Info When this setting is Disabled, Security Center will ignore unencrypted SQL databases, associated backups, and transaction log files.
AWS Link https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/security-center/security-center-policy-definitions
Recommended Action 1. Go to Azure Security Center 2. Click on Security policy 3. Click on your Subscription Name 4. Look for the "Monitor SQL encryption" setting. 5. Ensure that it is not set to Disabled


Detailed Remediation Steps

    . Log into the Microsoft Azure Management Console.
  1. Select the "Search resources, services, and docs" option at the top and search for Security Center.
  2. Scroll down the "Security Center" navigation panel and select the "Security policy" option under "POLICY & COMPLIANCE."
  3. On the "Policy Management" page under "Name" column select the "Subscription Name" that needs to be verified.
  4. On the "Security Policy" page scroll down the "Data" section and check the "Monitor unencrypted SQL databases in Azure Security Center". If it's set to "Disabled" then "Monitor SQL Encryption" is not enabled on the selected "Subscription."
  5. Repeat steps number 2 - 5 to check other "Subscriptions" under the "Security Center."
  6. Navigate to the "Security Center", select the "Security policy" and under "Policy Management" seelct the "Subscription" that needs to enable the "SQL Encryption."
  7. Select the "Subscription" link under the "Security policy" at the top to get into the configuration settings.
  8. Scroll down the page and under "Parameter" choose the "Monitor unencrypted SQL databases 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.
  9. Repeat steps number 7 - 9 to ensures "Monitor SQL Encryption" is enabled in Security Center.

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