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Microsoft Cloud Security Review

Secure your Microsoft infrastructure with our Microsoft Cloud Security Review. Identify and fix vulnerabilities to ensure compliance and protect data.

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    Expert Consultants

    We mandate that all of our Penetration Testers hold CREST CRT (Registered Penetration Tester) or OSCP. This standard guarantees that our testers have the required knowledge to complete a quality assessment.

    Free Retesting

    The clear majority of penetration testing companies charge over £1000 a day to retest an environment. Our penetration testing service comes with free retesting for all penetration testing assessments.

    Competitive Rates

    Our penetration testing services are tailored to provide the best solutions at competitive prices, ensuring protection for companies of all sizes. No company should be priced out of security.

    What is a Microsoft Cloud Security Review and Why is it Essential?

    A Microsoft Cloud Security Review, particularly for Azure, is a critical process for ensuring the security and integrity of your cloud infrastructure. With the growing adoption of Azure by corporations and organisations, it’s crucial to move beyond the default configuration settings that are often prioritised for functionality over security. These default settings, while convenient, can inadvertently open doors to cyber threats. Our review process rigorously evaluates your Azure environment to identify and correct such misconfigurations and unsecured settings.

    An effective review in Azure goes beyond basic checks. It involves a deep dive into your Azure deployment to detect vulnerabilities, whether due to initial setup, use of insecure default configurations, or changes made post-deployment. This comprehensive review is essential in safeguarding your organisation from increased cyber attack risks, ensuring your cloud operations are secure, efficient, and aligned with Microsoft and industry best practices.

    What are the Key Features of a Microsoft Cloud Security Review?

    Our comprehensive Microsoft Cloud Security Review focuses on several pivotal aspects of your Azure environment to ensure security and efficiency:

    Securing Network Architecture
    Robust Identity & Access Management
    Control of Privileged User Access
    Ensuring Data Safety
    Management of Digital Assets
    Database Security Assessment
    Monitoring and Detecting Threats
    Preparedness for Security Incidents
    Managing Security Posture and Vulnerabilities
    Endpoint Protection
    Backup Solutions and Disaster Recovery Planning
    Alignment with Organisational Governance

    How is a Microsoft Cloud Security Review conducted?

    The process of conducting a Microsoft Cloud Security Review for Azure involves several key steps:

    1. Initial Assessment: We start by understanding your current Azure configuration and defining the scope of the assessment, ensuring all critical components are covered.
    2. Configuration Analysis: Our team conducts a thorough examination of the configurations of your Azure services, looking for security gaps and potential improvements.
    3. Compliance Checks: We evaluate your Azure setup against industry standards and best practices to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and guidelines.
    4. Security Auditing: Utilising advanced tools and techniques, we identify potential security issues, such as unprotected data or overly permissive roles.
    5. Reporting and Recommendations: Our findings are compiled into a detailed report, highlighting identified issues and providing actionable recommendations for bolstering your Azure security.
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    Who should get an Azure Penetration Test?

    Determining who should invest in an Azure Penetration Test is crucial for maintaining robust security in cloud environments. Azure Pen Testing is particularly important for organisations that:

    • Handle sensitive data: Companies dealing with sensitive information, such as financial records, personal data, or intellectual property, should undergo regular Azure Penetration Testing to protect against data breaches.
    • Operate in regulated industries: Organisations in sectors like healthcare, finance, and government, where compliance with strict regulations is mandatory, need these tests to ensure they meet industry-specific security standards.
    • Use the cloud extensively: Businesses that rely heavily on Azure for their operations should regularly test their cloud infrastructure to identify and mitigate potential vulnerabilities.
    • Recent changes made in the cloud: After significant changes or updates to their Azure setup, companies should perform Azure Penetration Testing to ensure new configurations do not introduce vulnerabilities.

    By proactively identifying and addressing vulnerabilities, businesses can safeguard their operations and maintain trust with their customers and stakeholders.

    What are the next steps?

    Contact us

    Contact a member of our consulting team either by phone, email, or pigeon post. We will then discuss whether we can help you and arrange a scoping meeting to discuss your requirements.


    In the scoping meeting, our expert consultants will discuss and finalise which digital assets you need testing. We will then put together a project proposal and quote based on the requirements and agree on a schedule for conducting the security assessment.

    Penetration Testing

    The testing starts. A member of our penetration testing team will liaise with a member of your company throughout the entire testing process. If we have any questions or concerns, you will be the first to know.

    Report & Remediate

    A penetration test is useless without a well-written report. Our reports are written in plain English, concise and thoroughly documented. Each report will detail an executive summary, risk ratings, a business risk summary and all of the issues we found throughout the engagement.

    Book your retest.

    Here at Sencode we offer free retesting with every penetration test we conduct.

    You fix the issues, then we will verify they can no longer be exploited by an attacker.

    Get a security certificate for your business.

    Just a PDF document with a list of issues? No thank you.

    Our clients receive a testing certificate that can be shared with partners and customers alike. Showing that your company takes security seriously.

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      Frequently Asked Questions

      Does Azure allow penetration testing?

      Absolutely, Azure does permit penetration testing within its environment. Microsoft recognises the importance of security assessments and allows customers to conduct penetration testing on their Azure-hosted applications. It’s important to comply with Microsoft’s rules and guidelines during these tests to ensure they are conducted responsibly and without impacting the service for others. Azure users are encouraged to notify Microsoft before conducting any penetration tests to avoid any potential conflicts or misunderstandings with Azure’s own security protocols.