Cloud hardening allows you to set up a new cloud as per a selected compliance blueprint. The blueprint's recommendations are used to create the new cloud as per the standards on the chosen blueprint.
To harden a new account, select a blueprint for account hardening when you're adding it to Telstra Cloud Sight.
We currently offer the following compliance blueprints for hardening:
- Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmark
Learn more about CIS compliance
Note that cloud hardening can only be applied during creation of a new cloud. For this reason, you cannot change your blueprint selection or roll it back once a cloud is created. You may change the configuration of your cloud through the service provider portal (e.g. Azure portal) at the risk of no longer being compliant with the blueprint.