CSPM in Microsoft Azure
Aqua supports CSPM in Microsoft Azure accounts to help ensure the security and compliance of Azure resources.
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Connecting the Aqua to your Azure subscriptions is simple and straightforward and takes about 5 minutes. CSPM connects to your subscription through the use of an Active Directory application with "Security Reader" read-only permissions. Refer to our Azure setup guide for complete installation steps.
The Scanning Process
Once connected, CSPM will query various read-only APIs in your account to obtain information about the configuration of your infrastructure services. This information will be processed and analyzed by our security control plugins to produce a security report.
CSPM has hundreds of plugins, representing a variety of cloud security controls. Some example findings include:
- Misconfigured storage accounts exposed publicly
- NSG security groups configured to allow inbound access to sensitive services from the internet
- Databases, VM instances, and other services that are not encrypted
- Policies that allow extensive service or wildcard access to the subscription
To begin auditing your Azure subscriptions, simply register for an Aqua account and follow the connection process above.
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