Strengthen your security posture

Use intelligent insights and guidance to strengthen your organization’s security posture with Microsoft Secure Score.

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Secure Score overview

Get the visibility, insights, and guidance you need to maximize your organization’s security posture and take full advantage of Microsoft 365 and Azure security. Create a culture of continuous posture improvement. 

Secure Score’s capabilities

Enterprise-wide visibility

Assess your organization’s security posture across its entire digital estate.

Intelligent guidance

Identify where to improve your security posture using threat-prioritized insights and guidance.

Comprehensive controls

Improve your security posture with a comprehensive set of controls.

Secure Score’s approach to improving security posture

Assess your current security posture and identify potential improvements across all your Microsoft 365 and Azure workloads with centralized visibility from Secure Score.

Assess your security posture

Assess the state of your security posture across identity, devices, information, apps, and infrastructure. Benchmark your organization’s status over time and compare it to other organizations.

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Identify areas to improve

Identify ways to improve your organization’s security posture. Evaluate each recommendation using embedded guidance to determine which vectors of attack are a priority and how they can be mitigated. 

Provision posture improvements

Use embedded knowledge to help you determine the benefits, costs, potential user impact, and the procedures necessary to implement each recommendation within your environment.

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Report improvements to leadership

Use historical reports to track and maintain progress, identify regressions, and report to leaderships teams. Clearly demonstrate the great progress you’re making to better secure your environment your using measurable data.

Data sources




Azure Active Directory

Azure Information Protection

Microsoft Cloud App Security

Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Score the best cyberinsurance

Protect your organization against the likelihood of cyberincidents with a good security posture and cyberinsurance. Participating insurers now use Microsoft Secure Score to provide posture-based rates to small and midsized businesses.

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Customer stories

“We continually work to raise our Secure Score. Early on, the score feature was a driver in our choice to move to Microsoft 365—the better our security tools, the better we do our jobs, the better our security score.”

Justyn Bridge, IT Manager, Peet Limited


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MSC Technology North America

“With [Secure Score in] Azure Security Center, we can see where to make improvements to help secure our Azure virtual machines because it shows us where risks lie. We can also use it with our on-premises infrastructure, which is crucial."

Aaron Shvarts, Chief Security Officer

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Ithaca College

“The IT team used Microsoft Secure Score to pinpoint opportunities for improving the college’s security posture. It’s first recommendation was to bolster identity and access protection for administrative accounts…”

Jason Youngers, Director and Information Security Officer

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Christus Health

“Microsoft Defender ATP [through it inclusion of Microsoft Secure Score and Threat and Vulnerability Management] has given us the insight to make our ongoing Windows 10 deployment more secure.”

Brian Hamilton: Director of Enterprise and User Computing

Blog and additional resources

Intro to Microsoft Secure Score

Are you new to Microsoft Secure Score? Learn all about it in our blog and Ignite breakout session.

What’s new for customers

Learn about the latest product enhancements added to Microsoft Secure Score.

What’s new for partners

Learn how partners are taking advantage of Microsoft Secure Score to delight their customers and grow their businesses.

Product documentation

Learn how to use Microsoft Secure Score to improve your organization’s security posture.