This topic answers the frequently asked questions about the Overview page of Security Center.

What are the priorities of security events?

The priorities of security events are described in the following table. A smaller number indicates a higher priority. 1 indicates the highest priority.
Priority Event
1 You have configured or enabled core features, including:
  • Enable tamper protection.
  • Configure defense rules against brute-force attacks.
  • Authorize quick installation of the Security Center agent.
  • Grant Security Center permissions to run configuration checks on cloud services.
  • Enable virus blocking.
  • Enable AccessKey leak detection.
  • Enable log analysis.
2 Manage AccessKey leaks.
3 Manage configuration risks in cloud services.
4 Manage baseline risks.
5 Manage security alerts.
6 Fix vulnerabilities.

How do penalty points differ between the Advanced and Enterprise editions?

The Advanced edition of Security Center does not support attack analysis or AccessKey leak detection. Therefore, the rules of penalty points regarding these features do not apply to the Advanced edition.

How do I enable protection against brute-force attacks?

You can enable protection against brute-force attacks to block malicious IP addresses that attempt to log on to your servers. This feature allows you to improve the security score. We recommend that you enable protection against brute-force attacks.

How do I manage common alerts?

You can manage the alerts detected by Security Center to reinforce your assets security and improve the security score. .

How does the vulnerability scan level affect the security score?

If you want Security Center to detect only high and medium severity vulnerabilities, and ignore low severity vulnerabilities, you can change the settings of Security Center. Then, low severity vulnerabilities no longer affect the security score. You can choose Vulnerabilities > Settings in the Security Center console, and select High and Medium in the Vul scan level section. Then, Security Center only detects high and medium severity vulnerabilities.Settings

How does the baseline check level affect the security score?

If you want Security Center to detect high and medium severity baseline risks, and ignore low severity baseline risks, you can change the settings of Security Center. Then, low severity baseline risks no longer affect the security score. You can choose Baseline Check > Manage Policies in the Security Center console, and select High and Medium in the Baseline level section. Then, Security Center only detects high and medium severity baseline risks.The Manage Policies page