Ensure Azure Security Center Defender is set to On for Kubernetes

Error: Azure Security Center Defender is set to Off for Kubernetes

Bridgecrew Policy ID: BC_AZR_GENERAL_62
Checkov Check ID: CKV_AZURE_85
Severity: HIGH

Azure Security Center Defender is set to Off for Kubernetes

Description

Azure Defender is a cloud workload protection service that utilizes and agent-based deployment to analyze signals from Azure network fabric and the service control plane, to detect threats across all Azure resources. It can also analyze non-Azure resources, utilizing Azure Arc, including those on-premises and in both AWS and GCP (once they've been onboarded).
Azure Defender for Kubernetes provides cluster-level threat protection by monitoring your AKS-managed services through the logs retrieved by Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

Fix - Buildtime

Terraform

  • Resource: azurerm_security_center_subscription_pricing
  • Argument: resource_type - (Required) The resource type this setting affects. Ensure that KubernetesService is declared to pass this check.
resource "azurerm_security_center_subscription_pricing" "example" {
  tier          = "Standard"
  resource_type = "AppServices,ContainerRegistry,KeyVaults,KubernetesService,SqlServers,SqlServerVirtualMachines,StorageAccounts,VirtualMachines,ARM,DNS"
}

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