Azure Security Center Server Vulnerability Assessment

This page shows how to write Terraform for Security Center Server Vulnerability Assessment and write them securely.

azurerm_security_center_server_vulnerability_assessment (Terraform)

The Server Vulnerability Assessment in Security Center can be configured in Terraform with the resource name azurerm_security_center_server_vulnerability_assessment. The following sections describe how to use the resource and its parameters.

Example Usage from GitHub

An example could not be found in GitHub.

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Explanation in Terraform Registry

Manages an Azure Server Vulnerability Assessment (Qualys) to a VM. -> NOTE Azure Defender has to be enabled on the subscription in order for this resource to work. See this documentation to get started.

Tips: Best Practices for The Other Azure Security Center Resources

In addition to the azurerm_security_center_contact, Azure Security Center has the other resources that should be configured for security reasons. Please check some examples of those resources and precautions.



Ensure to enable alert notifications

It is better to configure at least one valid contact for the security center. Microsoft will inform you directly in the event of a security incident using emails.



Ensure to enable alert notifications

It is better to enable Azure Defender, which is a cloud workload protection service for App Services. In addition, It is also able to analyze non-Azure resources, utilizing Azure Arc, including those on-premises and in both AWS and GCP.

Review your Azure Security Center settings

In addition to the above, there are other security points you should be aware of making sure that your .tf files are protected in Shisho Cloud.

Azure Resource Manager Example

Azure Resource Manager code does not have the related resource.

Frequently asked questions

What is Azure Security Center Server Vulnerability Assessment?

Azure Security Center Server Vulnerability Assessment is a resource for Security Center of Microsoft Azure. Settings can be wrote in Terraform.