Aqua CSPM

Monitor Endpoint Protection

Quick Info

Plugin TitleMonitor Endpoint Protection
CloudAZURE
CategorySecurity Center
DescriptionEnsures Endpoint Protection monitoring is enabled in Security Center
More InfoWhen this setting is enabled, Security Center audits the Endpoint Protection setting for all virtual machines for malware protection.
AZURE Linkhttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/security-center/security-center-policy-definitions
Recommended ActionEnable 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” and select the “Security policy” option under “Management” on the left navigation panel.
  4. On the “Policy Management” page under “Name” column select the “Subscription Name” that needs to be verified.
  5. In the “Security Policy” page scroll down and click on the “Azure Security Benchmark”.
  6. In the “Azure Security Benchmark” click on the Next button.
  7. In the “Azure Security Benchmark”, check for the “Endpoint protection solution should be installed on virtual machine scale sets” Parameter and if it’s set to “Disable” then the encryption is not enabled.
  8. Repeat steps number 2 - 7 to check other “Subscriptions” under the “Security Center."
  9. Navigate to the “Security Center”, select the “Security policy” and under “Policy Management” select the “Subscription” that needs to enable the “Monitor Endpoint Protection."
  10. Select the “Subscription” link under the “Security policy” at the top to get into the configuration settings.
  11. Scroll down the page and under “Parameter” choose the “Endpoint protection solution should be installed on virtual machine scale sets” and select the “AuditIfNotExists” option from the dropdown menu and click on the “Save” button at the bottom to make the necessary changes.
  12. Repeat steps number 9 - 11 to enable Adaptive Application Controls for Endpoint Protection from the Azure Security Center by ensuring AuditIfNotExists setting is used to monitor missing Endpoint Protection.