Benchmark: Tailscale Security Best Practices

To obtain the latest version of the official guide, please visit Tailsacle Security Overview and Best Practices.


Tailscale has many security features that can be used to increase our network security. This benchmark provides best practices for using these features to harden our Tailscale deployment.

See also an overview of Tailscale’s security, including how Tailscale builds in security by design, and internal controls are used to help keep our information safe.


Install the mod:

mkdir dashboards
cd dashboards
powerpipe mod init
powerpipe mod install github.com/turbot/steampipe-mod-tailscale-compliance

Start the Powerpipe server:

steampipe service start
powerpipe server

Open http://localhost:9033 in your browser and select Tailscale Security Best Practices.

Run this benchmark in your terminal:

powerpipe benchmark run tailscale_compliance.benchmark.security_best_practices

Snapshot and share results via Turbot Pipes:

powerpipe benchmark run tailscale_compliance.benchmark.security_best_practices --share