turbot/azure_compliance

Control: 2.11 Ensure that 'Automatic provisioning of monitoring agent' is set to 'On'

Description

Enable automatic provisioning of the monitoring agent to collect security data. When this agent is turned on, Azure Security Center provisions the Microsoft Monitoring Agent on all existing supported Azure virtual machines and any new ones that are created.

The Microsoft Monitoring Agent scans for various security-related configurations and events such as system updates, OS vulnerabilities, endpoint protection, and provides alerts.

Remediation

From Console

Perform the following action to check Defender for Endpoint to access my data is enabled:

  1. Login to Azure console and navigate to Security Center.
  2. Select Pricing & settings blade under Management.
  3. Click on the subscription name, select Auto provisioning.
  4. Ensure Enable all extensions is On.

Perform the following action to enable Defender for Endpoint to access my data:

  1. Login to Azure console and navigate to Security Center.
  2. Select Pricing & settings blade under Management.
  3. Click on the subscription name, select Auto provisioning.
  4. Click on Enable all extensions.
  5. Click Save.

Usage

steampipe check azure_compliance.control.cis_v130_2_11

SQL

This control uses a named query:

securitycenter_automatic_provisioning_monitoring_agent_on

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