Microsoft Secure Score API update reflects recommendations in Microsoft 365 security center

Microsoft Secure Score recommendations delivered via API will look and be weighted the same as the recommendations you currently see in the Microsoft 365 security center.

Key points

  • Timing: late-February through late March 2021
  • Roll-out: tenant level
  • Action: review and assess 

How this affects your organization 

In the previous Secure Score model, a single security recommendation could grant up to 50 points for completing it. In the new scoring model, the maximum number of points you can achieve for completing a single recommendation has been reduced to 10 points. This changes the total number of achievable points and how each recommendation is weighted.

You will see a change if you have implemented a process to get alerts when old recommendations are removed, points are reduced for a recommendation, or a new recommendation is added.

What you need to do to prepare 

Prepare to adjust your processes to accept the new scoring model.

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