Ensure Azure Defender is set to On for storage accounts

Explanation

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).

Possible Impact

Azure Defender for Storage detects unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit storage accounts.

Suggested Resolution

Enable StorageAccounts in Azure Defender

Insecure Example

The following example will fail the azure-security-center-defender-on-storage check.

resource "azurerm_security_center_subscription_pricing" "bad_example" {
  tier          = "Free"
  resource_type = "VirtualMachines"
}

Secure Example

The following example will pass the azure-security-center-defender-on-storage check.

resource "azurerm_security_center_subscription_pricing" "good_example" {
  tier          = "Standard"
  resource_type = "VirtualMachines,StorageAccounts"
}

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