Secure virtual machines for all.

Hardened Images provides users a secure, on-demand, and scalable computing environments on major computer platforms like AWS and Azure.

Hardened Images

A virtual image is a snapshot of a virtual machine (VM) used to create a running instance in a virtual environment, thus providing the same functionality as a physical computer. Virtual images reside on the cloud and let you cost-effectively perform routine computing operations without investing in local hardware and software.

Hardening is a process of limiting potential weaknesses that make systems vulnerable to cyber attacks. More secure than a standard image, hardened virtual images reduce system vulnerabilities to help protect against denial of service, unauthorized data access, and other cyber threats.

Secure Standards

Hardened Images are configured according to STIG recommendations, which are developed through consensus by a global community of cybersecurity experts.

These recommendations are recognized by the DoD Cloud Computing Security Recommendation Guide (SRG), Payment Card Industry Security Standard (PCI DSS), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as a secure configuration standard.


Virtual images conform to recommended cybersecurity best practices developed and reviewed by experts around the world.


Virtual images are available instantly through one-click deployments for all major operating systems.

Low Cost

Virtual images are a flexible, on-demand computing solution that saves time and money on hardware purchasing, software licensing, and maintenance.