Aqua CSPM

Monitor JIT Network Access

Quick Info

Plugin TitleMonitor JIT Network Access
CloudAZURE
CategorySecurity Center
DescriptionEnsures Just In Time Network Access monitoring is enabled in Security Center
More InfoWhen this setting is enabled, Security Center audits Just In Time Network Access on all virtual machines (Windows and Linux as well) to enhance data protection at rest
AZURE Linkhttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/security-center/security-center-policy-definitions
Recommended ActionEnsure JIT Network Access monitoring is configured for compute and apps from the Azure Security Center.

Detailed Remediation Steps

  1. Log into the Microsoft Azure Management Console.
  2. Select the “Search resources, services, and docs” option at the top and search for Security Center.
  3. Scroll down the “Security Center” and select the “Security policy” option under “Management” in the left navigation panel.
  4. On the “Policy Management” page under “Name” column select the “Subscription Name” that needs to be verified.
  5. In the “Security Policy” page scroll down and click on the “Azure Security Benchmark”.
  6. In the “Azure Security Benchmark” click on the Next button.
  7. In the “Azure Security Benchmark”, check for the “Management ports of virtual machines should be protected with Just-In-Time network access control” Parameter and if it’s set to “Disable” then the encryption is not enabled.
  8. Repeat steps number 2 - 7 to check other “Subscriptions” under the “Security Center."
  9. Navigate to the “Security Center”, select the “Security policy” and under “Policy Management” select the “Subscription” that needs to enable the “Monitor JIT Network Access."
  10. Select the “Subscription” link under the “Security policy” at the top to get into the configuration settings.
  11. Scroll down the page and under “Parameter” choose the “Management ports of virtual machines should be protected with Just-In-Time network access control” and select the “AuditIfNotExists” option from the dropdown menu and click on the “Save” button at the bottom to make the necessary changes.
  12. Repeat steps number 9 - 11 to ensure JIT Network Access monitoring is configured for compute and apps from the Azure Security Center.