Quotas and limits

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This document contains current content limits and request quotas for the Security Command Center API. This page will be updated to reflect any changes to these restrictions and usage limits.

Content limits

The Security Command Center API enforces the following usage limits:

Content Limit Value
Findings uploads 500 MB per day

Request quotas

The current API usage quotas for the Security Command Center API are as follows (and are subject to change):

Request Quota Value
Reads per minute 1,000
Writes per minute 1,000

These limits apply to each Google Cloud console project and are shared across all applications and IP addresses using that project.


Calls that use the Security Command Center API for notifications are subject to the following quotas:

API Call Type Limit
Read Calls (get, list) 1000 API calls per minute per organization.
Write Calls (create, update, delete) 1000 API calls per minute per organization.

The following additional limits apply to Security Command Center API notifications:

Usage Limit
Number of NotificationConfig files 500 per organization.

Export configurations to BigQuery

The following limit applies to export configurations to BigQuery:

Usage limit Value
Number of export configurations to BigQuery 500 per organization.

Quota increases

If you want to transfer more than 5 GB per day or more than 1,000 reads or writes per minute, we would like to understand more about your needs and we might be able to build custom solutions. Please submit a Security Command Center API Quota Request for your project in the Google Cloud console.