Use the Best Practice Assessment (BPA) tool to prioritize
security improvements and improve your security posture in an efficient
The amount of information in a BPA report can be overwhelming.
This chapter provides recommendations to help you prioritize improvement
to your configuration so you can close security gaps, implement the
highest-value enhancements first, and make progress toward achieving
a best practice security posture.
The following topics focus on how to improve your security posture
in the order in which new deployments are usually implemented, focusing
on management first, then visibility, control, and enforcement.
Existing deployments already may have achieved some maturity in