Penetration Testing Azure: The User-Friendly Guide

Microsoft Azure is a cloud platform that offers a wide range of services to its users. It’s used by organizations all around the world for a variety of reasons. However, as with any other system, Azure is not immune to attacks.

That’s why it’s important to perform penetration tests on your Azure infrastructure on a regular basis. In this blog post, we will discuss how you can go about performing penetration tests on Azure and what you need to consider before starting.

1: What to consider before starting? Scope of the test:

You must first decide what you wish to examine and what shall be excluded from the test. For example, if you’re only interested in testing the security of your virtual machines, then you don’t need to test the security of your storage accounts.


You also need to decide how much time you have for the test and what needs to be done within that time frame.


You’ll need access to Azure resources for the test, so make sure you have enough resources allocated beforehand.

Team members:

Who will be performing the tests? You’ll need a team of skilled testers who are familiar with Azure and

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