Beam Security Compliance supports the CIS Microsoft Azure Foundations v1.0.0 best practices to benchmark the audits ecosystem to ensure Center for Internet Security (CIS) compliance in your Azure infrastructure.

The CIS Azure Foundations v1.0.0 Benchmark implementation in Beam allows you to enforce consistent policy compliance in the following ways.

  • ¬†Implement secure baseline configuration for Microsoft Azure that removes guesswork for security professionals.
  • Constantly evaluate security of your Azure subscription for continuous security.

For details on CIS, Refer to the CIS Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmark v1.0.0 section on the CIS or Microsoft Azure website.

Viewing CIS Compliance Audit Report

The CIS compliance reports are generated on a daily basis.

To view the CIS reports, do the following:

  1. Log on the Beam console.
  2. Select the Azure account and click Security Compliance from the drop-down menu.
  3. Click the Reports icon.
  4. Under Daily Reports, click CIS (v1.0.0) Report. This displays the list of auto-generated CIS reports generated daily in the current month.
  5. Hover on any of the report and click the Download Report icon to download the report. You can also schedule or share a report by hovering over any particular report. To view older reports, select the month from the available options.

A comprehensive collection of widgets that highlight the compliance summary is also available on the Security Compliance > Compliance Remediation. To see the complete list of audits, select CIS Compliance from the drop-down menu.

Running an on-demand CIS Report

The CIS reports are generated daily. However, in case you want to generate an on-demand report, do the following. 

  1. Log on to the Beam Console.
  2. Select the Azure account and click Security Compliance from the drop-down menu.
  3. Go to Compliance Remediation tab and select CIS Policy from the drop-down menu.
  4. Click Audit Now.
  5. Click the Download icon to download the newly generated report.


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