If you are responsible for hardening in your organization, you must be familiar with how complex the process of hardening is. Many regulations demand compliance to standard configuration benchmarks (CIS Benchmarks). But achieving compliance is a painful process, demanding long hours of testing, great efforts, and can lead to production outages. Therefore, success in this project depends greatly on proper planning and management. ‘How to Plan and Manage Your Hardening Project’ is based on years of hardening experts' experience, gathering their most useful tips and advice for a successful project. This whitepaper will guide you to achieve a successful hardening project.