Get riskDetection

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Read the properties and relationships of a riskDetection object.


You must have a Microsoft Entra ID P1 or P2 license to use the risk detection API.

This API is available in the following national cloud deployments.

Global service US Government L4 US Government L5 (DOD) China operated by 21Vianet


Choose the permission or permissions marked as least privileged for this API. Use a higher privileged permission or permissions only if your app requires it. For details about delegated and application permissions, see Permission types. To learn more about these permissions, see the permissions reference.

Permission type Least privileged permissions Higher privileged permissions
Delegated (work or school account) IdentityRiskEvent.Read.All Not available.
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application IdentityRiskEvent.Read.All Not available.

For delegated scenarios, the signed-in user must be assigned at least one of the following Microsoft Entra roles.

  • Global Reader
  • Security Operator
  • Security Reader
  • Security Administrator

HTTP request

GET /identityProtection/riskDetections/{riskDetectionId}

Optional query parameters

This method does not support any OData query parameters to help customize the response.

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required. Learn more about authentication and authorization.

Request body

Don't supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and a riskDetection object in the response body.





Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json

  "value": [
    "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.riskDetection",
    "id": "6a5874ca-abcd-9d82-5ad39bd71600",
    "requestId": "6a5874ca-abcd-9d82-5ad39bd71600",
    "correlationId": "abcd74ca-9823-4b1c-9d82-5ad39bd71600",
    "riskEventType": "unfamiliarFeatures",
    "riskState": "remediated",
    "riskLevel": "medium",
    "riskDetail": "userPerformedSecuredPasswordReset",
    "source": "activeDirectory",
    "detectionTimingType": "realtime",
    "activity": "signin",
    "tokenIssuerType": "Azure Active Directory",
    "ipAddress": "123.456.7.89",
    "location": {
        "city": "Seattle",
        "state": "Washington",
        "countryOrRegion": "US",
        "geoCoordinates": null
    "activityDateTime": "2018-09-05T00:09:18.7822851Z",
    "detectedDateTime": "2018-09-05T00:11:27.773602Z",
    "lastUpdatedDateTime": "2018-09-05T00:11:27.773602Z",
    "userId": "abcdefab-af90-4edf-ac4c-742ff06735d0",
    "userDisplayName": "Olivia Lack",
    "userPrincipalName": "",
    "additionalInfo": "[{\"Key\":\"userAgent\",\"Value\":\"Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/68.0.3440.106 Safari/537.36\"}]"