Plugin Title Monitor JIT Network Access
Cloud AZURE
Category Security Center
Description Ensures Just In Time Network Access monitoring is enabled in Security Center
More Info When 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
AWS Link https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/security-center/security-center-policy-definitions
Recommended Action Ensure 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" navigation panel and select the "Security policy" option under "POLICY & COMPLIANCE."
  4. On the "Policy Management" page under "Name" column select the "Subscription Name" that needs to be verified.
  5. On the "Security Policy" page scroll down the "Network" section and check the "Just-In-Time network access control should be applied on virtual machines". If it's set to "Disabled" then "Monitor JIT Network Access" is not enabled on the selected "Subscription."
  6. Repeat steps number 2 - 5 to check other "Subscriptions" under the "Security Center."
  7. 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."
  8. Select the "Subscription" link under the "Security policy" at the top to get into the configuration settings.
  9. Scroll down the page and under "Network" choose the "Just-In-Time network access control should be applied on virtual machines" and select the "AuditIfNotExists" option from the dropdown menu and click on the "Save" button at the bottom to make the necessary changes.
  10. Repeat steps number 7 - 9 to ensure JIT Network Access monitoring is configured for compute and apps from the Azure Security Center.

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