Microsoft has introduced a new feature in Microsoft Azure called Security Center.

This feature is currently in preview.

Security Center will help to prevent, detect, and respond to threats with increased visibility into, and control over, the security of your Azure resources.

To access it, connect to your Azure portal – use the new portal (https://portal.azure.com).

If you don’t get it in your “quick access”, click Browse a locate Security Center

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After some minute to instantiate it, you will start having an empty dashboard

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Enable data collection

Click on the Turn on data collection bar on top of the dashboard and select the subscription to enable

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You will get notification to say the feature has been enabled for the subscription

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NOTE you need to wait while the dashboard is refreshed before enabling it on other subscription

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To check which subscription, and which services has been enabled for the security center, click on the Security Policy tile

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To enable/disable a subscription or service, just click on it and update the settings

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Recommendations

To check the recommendations based on the data analysis, click on the Recommendations tile; the tile automatically refresh. You can also view previous recommendation which has been implemented/solved

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