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CIS benchmark for Linux containers

Published date: May 24, 2022

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) Ubuntu baseline is now available for AKS Ubuntu worker nodes. This security configuration is based on the Azure Linux security baseline which aligns with CIS benchmark. With this baseline, you can now attest to the state of CIS compliance for your Ubuntu worker nodes.

For more information about AKS security, see Security concepts for applications and clusters in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). For more information on the CIS benchmark, see Center for Internet Security (CIS) Benchmarks. For more information on the Azure security baselines for Linux, see Linux security baseline.

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  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Compliance
  • Microsoft Build