Alibaba Cloud provides Server Guard and Security Center (the upgraded version of Threat Detection Service) to help you protect hosts and systems against potential risks and threats.

Server Guard is a server security service provided by Alibaba Cloud to protect your hosts in real time. Server Guard provides Basic Edition (Free Edition) and Enterprise Edition. For more information about the features of Basic Edition and Enterprise Edition, see Function List.

Security Center is an upgraded version of Threat Detection Service. Security Center has all the features of Threat Detection Service and additional features such as security overview, webpage anti-tampering, virus detection and removal, attack analysis, and dashboard. Security Center is a unified security management platform for real-time detection, analysis, and early warning of potential security threats. Security Center provides Basic Edition, Advanced Edition, and Enterprise Edition. For more information about the features of these editions, see Features.

Upgrade Server Guard Enterprise Edition to Security Center Advanced Edition

Security Center Advanced Edition provides the same features as Server Guard Enterprise Edition, but also includes the following new features: cloud platform configuration assessment and security score. However, Security Center Advanced Edition does not support asset fingerprint and baseline check.

Table elements:
  • ✓: supported
  • ×: not supported
Feature Whether the feature is supported by Security Center Advanced Edition
Security score ✓ (new feature)
Alerts
Asset management
Vulnerability management
Baseline check ×
Note This feature is supported by Server Guard Enterprise Edition and Security Center Enterprise Edition, but it is not supported by Security Center Advanced Edition.
Cloud platform configuration assessment ✓ (new feature)
Security report ✓ (new feature)
Asset fingerprint ×
Note This feature is supported by Server Guard Enterprise Edition and Security Center Enterprise Edition, but it is not supported by Security Center Advanced Edition.
Settings
Note Security Center Advanced Edition allows you to receive notifications through a DingTalk group.
Log analysis A value-added service. Security Center Advanced Edition supports host logs and security logs.
Webpage anti-tampering A value-added service.
Note Before you can activate and use other value-added services, such as dashboard, application whitelist, and custom alerts, you must upgrade Security Center to the supported edition. For more information, see Features.