last sync: 2020-Sep-22 14:52:15 UTC

Azure Policy

A vulnerability assessment solution should be enabled on your virtual machines

Policy DisplayName A vulnerability assessment solution should be enabled on your virtual machines
Policy Id 501541f7-f7e7-4cd6-868c-4190fdad3ac9
Policy Category Security Center
Policy Description Audits virtual machines to detect whether they are running a supported vulnerability assessment solution. A core component of every cyber risk and security program is the identification and analysis of vulnerabilities. Azure Security Center's standard pricing tier includes vulnerability scanning for your virtual machines at no extra cost. Additionally, Security Center can automatically deploy this tool for you.
Policy Mode All
Policy Type BuiltIn
Policy in Preview FALSE
Policy Deprecated FALSE
Policy Effect Default: AuditIfNotExists
Allowed: (AuditIfNotExists,Disabled)
Roles used none
Policy Changes
Date/Time (UTC ymd) (i) Change Change detail
2020-09-02 14:03:46 change: DisplayName previous DisplayName: Vulnerability assessment should be enabled on virtual machines
2020-07-14 15:28:17 change: DisplayName previous DisplayName: [Preview] Vulnerability Assessment should be enabled on Virtual Machines
Used in Policy Initiative(s)
Initiative DisplayName Initiative Id
Enable Monitoring in Azure Security Center 1f3afdf9-d0c9-4c3d-847f-89da613e70a8
[Preview]: Australian Government ISM PROTECTED 27272c0b-c225-4cc3-b8b0-f2534b093077
[Preview]: Azure Security Benchmark 42a694ed-f65e-42b2-aa9e-8052e9740a92
[Deprecated]: DOD Impact Level 4 8d792a84-723c-4d92-a3c3-e4ed16a2d133
HITRUST/HIPAA a169a624-5599-4385-a696-c8d643089fab
FedRAMP High d5264498-16f4-418a-b659-fa7ef418175f
Policy Rule
{
  "properties": {
    "displayName": "A vulnerability assessment solution should be enabled on your virtual machines",
    "policyType": "BuiltIn",
    "mode": "All",
    "description": "Audits virtual machines to detect whether they are running a supported vulnerability assessment solution. A core component of every cyber risk and security program is the identification and analysis of vulnerabilities. Azure Security Center's standard pricing tier includes vulnerability scanning for your virtual machines at no extra cost. Additionally, Security Center can automatically deploy this tool for you.",
    "metadata": {
      "version": "2.0.0",
      "category": "Security Center"
    },
    "parameters": {
      "effect": {
        "type": "String",
        "metadata": {
          "displayName": "Effect",
          "description": "Enable or disable the execution of the policy"
        },
        "allowedValues": [
          "AuditIfNotExists",
          "Disabled"
        ],
        "defaultValue": "AuditIfNotExists"
      }
    },
    "policyRule": {
      "if": {
        "field": "type",
        "in": [
          "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines",
          "Microsoft.ClassicCompute/virtualMachines"
        ]
      },
      "then": {
      "effect": "[parameters('effect')]",
        "details": {
          "type": "Microsoft.Security/assessments",
          "name": "550e890b-e652-4d22-8274-60b3bdb24c63",
          "existenceCondition": {
            "field": "Microsoft.Security/assessments/status.code",
            "in": [
              "NotApplicable",
              "Healthy"
            ]
          }
        }
      }
    }
  },
  "id": "/providers/Microsoft.Authorization/policyDefinitions/501541f7-f7e7-4cd6-868c-4190fdad3ac9",
  "type": "Microsoft.Authorization/policyDefinitions",
  "name": "501541f7-f7e7-4cd6-868c-4190fdad3ac9"
}