myCloudDoor Azure Cybersecurity Posture Assessment 3-Weeks


This assessment provides an efficient and secure cybersecurity analysis, allowing customers to have a final deliverable that determines the threats, vulnerabilities and risks of the audited envinment.

The assessment performed by myCloudDoor will enable an efficient and secure cybersecurity assessment, allowing customers to have a final deliverable that determines the threats, vulnerabilities and risks of the audited Azure environment. In addition, the executive report will provide security recommendations to mitigate these risks and a continuous improvement plan to improve the security posture of the audited Azure environment.

The cloud security posture assessment service in Azure is a set of practices and tools used to analyze and assess the security of a cloud infrastructure that utilizes Microsoft Azure services and resources. The purpose of this service is to identify and mitigate security risks, weaknesses, vulnerabilities, and misconfigurations that could compromise the security of data and applications hosted in Azure.

The main objectives of the assessment are:

• Identification of Weaknesses and Vulnerabilities: The main objective will be to identify and document weaknesses and vulnerabilities in the security configuration of cloud resources.

• Policy and Regulatory Compliance: Ensure that cloud resources comply with the organization's internal security policies as well as applicable external regulations and standards.

• Risk Reduction: Minimizing security risks associated with misconfiguration of cloud resources, including mitigating potential threats.

• Security Posture Enhancement: Implement enhancements and fixes to strengthen the cloud security posture and ensure it is aligned with security best practices.

Planning to conduct a cloud security posture assessment in Azure is a crucial process to ensure an effective and efficient evaluation.


Phase I: Define Objectives and Scope

• Kick Off Document

• Assessment Plan

Phase II: Information Gathering

• Activity log

• Security Controls Preview

Phase III: Technical Evaluation

• Assets and security configurations

• Weakness and vulnerabilities list

• Threats identified

• Microsoft Defender for Servers installed and configured

• Microsoft Defender CSPM installed and configured

Phase IV: Analysis and Documentation

• Security risks list

Phase V: Corrective Actions and Continuous Improvement

• Corrective actions and recommendations list

• Continuous improvement global plan

Phase VI: Communications and Results Presentation

• Executive presentation

Phase VII: Document and Archiving

• Compliance and audit documentation


The deliverables of the proposed cloud security posture assessment provide a summary of the assessment's results and the recommended actions to enhance security within the cloud environment. These deliverables are crucial for communicating findings and recommendations to stakeholders and for executing the necessary corrective actions. Here's a list of typical deliverables from a cloud security assessment in Azure:

• Security Assessment Report: This report is the primary outcome of the assessment. It should include an executive summary, a detailed description of findings, security recommendations, and a summary of necessary corrective actions. The report should be clear and easily understandable to stakeholders, including those who are not security experts.

• List of Weaknesses and Vulnerabilities: Provide a detailed list of identified weaknesses and vulnerabilities discovered during the assessment. This may encompass misconfigurations, security flaws, and areas for improvement.

• Recommendations for Corrective Actions: Enumerate specific recommendations to address the identified weaknesses and vulnerabilities. Recommendations should be clear, practical, and accompanied by an action plan.

• Prioritization of Corrective Actions: Classify corrective action recommendations based on severity and urgency. This helps prioritize actions to address the most critical threats first.

• Continuous Improvement Plan: Offer a long-term plan for enhancing security within the cloud environment. This may include the implementation of security policies, staff training, and the configuration of security tools.

• Secure Configuration Documentation: Provide detailed documentation of recommended secure configurations for Azure resources. This can assist administrators in implementing security best practices.

• Activity Log: Include a detailed activity log that documents all assessment steps, from data gathering to report generation. This is essential for auditing and future review.

• Executive Presentation: Prepare a concise executive presentation to communicate findings and recommendations to senior management and other key stakeholders.

• Compliance and Audit Documentation: If assessments are conducted for specific regulations or standards, include the necessary documentation to demonstrate compliance.