Hardening Guide

15 July 2024

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Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console is an application hosted and maintained by Kaspersky. You do not have to install Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console on your computer or server. Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console enables the administrator to install Kaspersky security applications on devices on a corporate network, remotely run scan and update tasks, and manage the security policies of managed applications.

Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console is designed for centralized execution of basic administration and maintenance tasks on an organization's network. The application provides the administrator access to detailed information about the organization's network security level. Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console allows you to configure all components of protection built by using Kaspersky applications.

Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console has full access to protection management of client devices and is the most important component of the organization's security system. Therefore, increased protection methods are required for Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console.

The Hardening Guide describes recommendations and features of configuring Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console and its components, aimed to reduce the risks of its compromise.

The Hardening Guide contains the following information:

  • Configuring accounts to access Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console
  • Managing protection of client devices
  • Configuring protection for managed applications
  • Transferring information to third-party applications

Before you start to work with Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console, you will be prompted to read the brief version of the Hardening Guide.

Note that you cannot use Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console until you confirm that you have read the Hardening Guide.

To read the Hardening Guide:

  1. Open Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console and log in to it. Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console checks whether you have confirmed reading the current version of the Hardening Guide.

    If you have not yet read the Hardening Guide, a window opens and displays a brief version of it.

  2. Do one of the following:
    • If you want to view the brief version of the Hardening Guide as a text document, click the Open in new window link.
    • If you want to view the full version of the Hardening Guide, click the Open the Hardening guide in Online Help link.
  3. After you read the Hardening Guide, select the I confirm that I have fully read and understand the Hardening guide check box, and then click the Accept button.

Now, you can work with Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console.

When a new version of the Hardening Guide appears, Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console will prompt you to read it.

In this section

Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console architecture

Accounts and authentication

Managing protection of client devices

Configuring protection for managed applications

Event transfer to third-party systems

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