Azure Security Center should send security alert emails to subscription owners

Warning: This rule will be deprecated 18 December 2023 as part of the update to Azure CIS version 2.0.0


Enabling security alert emails to subscription owners ensures that they receive security alert emails from Microsoft. This makes sure that they are aware of any potential security issues and can mitigate the risk in a timely fashion.


  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 All users with the following roles is set to Owner.