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Azure Security Center disabling a policy assessment

In Azure Security Center (ASC)/Security Center there is something known as “Azure secure score” and continuous assessment and security recommendations” which is part of the free tier offering. Both features are a great starter tool to help assess your security posture with the resources that you have deployed in your subscription.   The assessment policies are based on best practices from Microsoft and are there to help highlight where you may have mis-configured a resource whether it is deployed on the IaaS or PaaS platform. The policies are maintained by Microsoft and are always getting updated. As Microsoft has been promoting Security Center as a starter tool, your management and security team might be watching the secure score like a hawk to make sure it never goes down. If the score goes down, then you might get collared by them asking why the score has gone down!!! As I highlighted before the assessment policies are based on best practices  from Microsoft so there will