Security Center pricing

Azure Security Center provides unified security management and advanced threat protection for hybrid cloud workloads

Azure Security Center is offered in two tiers: Free and Standard. The Standard tier is free for the first 30 days. Any usage beyond 30 days will be automatically charged as per the pricing scheme below.

Features Free Tier Standard Tier
Security policy, assessment, and recommendations Available Available
Connected partner solutions Available Available
Security event collection and search ‐ ‐ Not available Available
Just in time VM Access ‐ ‐ Not available Available
Adaptive application controls ‐ ‐ Not available Available
Advanced threat detection ‐ ‐ Not available Available
Built-in and custom alerts ‐ ‐ Not available Available
Threat intelligence ‐ ‐ Not available Available
Regulatory Compliance Dashboard (Preview) ‐ ‐ Not available Available


Resource Type Free Tier Standard Tier
Virtual Machine Free $-
Included data - 500 MB/day
App Services Free $-
SQL Database Not Available $-
MySQL (Preview) Not Available $-*
PostgreSQL (Preview) Not Available $-*
Storage (Azure Blobs) Not Available $-/10K Transactions

* Pricing displayed is preview price. Price will change at GA. For details on ASC features by resource, please refer to the resource specific documentation

Additional data charges for virtual machines only

Based on observed usage to date, most deployments do not exceed the daily 'included data' limit. However, if additional data is collected that exceeds the daily limit, or if you choose to retain your security data longer than 1 month, then additional charges will apply as follows:

Overage Meter Price
Additional data uploaded over included daily data $2.3 per GB
Additional retention beyond one month $0.1/GB/month

Support & SLA

  • Free billing and subscription management support.
  • Need tech support for preview services? Use our forums.
  • To learn more about the SLA, please visit the SLA page.


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