Azure should be configured to send email notifications about security alerts with High severity


Turning on the email alert feature ensures the subscription owner or chosen security contacts receive important security alerts. These alerts are delivered directly to your inbox to ensure the right people are immediately aware of security issues.


From the console

  1. From the Azure Portal select the Portal menu.
  2. Select Microsoft Defender for Cloud.
  3. Click Environment Settings on the left side menu.
  4. Click on the appropriate management group, subscription, or workspace.
  5. Click Email notifications.
  6. Ensure that the Notify about alerts with the following severity (or higher): setting is checked and set to High