Benchmark: CIS v1.3.0

To obtain the latest version of the official guide, please visit http://benchmarks.cisecurity.org.


The CIS Microsoft Azure Foundations Security Benchmark provides prescriptive guidance for establishing a secure baseline configuration for Microsoft Azure.


Level 1

Items in this profile intend to:

  • be practical and prudent;
  • provide a clear security benefit; and
  • not inhibit the utility of the technology beyond acceptable means.

Level 2 (extends Level 1)

This profile extends the "Level 1" profile. Items in this profile exhibit one or more of the following characteristics:

  • are intended for environments or use cases where security is paramount
  • acts as defense in depth measure
  • may negatively inhibit the utility or performance of the technology.


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