CIS SecureSuite Membership: Leverage proven best practices to improve cybersecurity

Whether you’re facing a security audit or interested in configuring systems securely, CIS SecureSuite Membership is here to help. CIS SecureSuite provides thousands of organizations with access to an effective and comprehensive set of cybersecurity resources and tools to implement the CIS Critical Security Controls (CIS Controls) and CIS Benchmarks. Track compliance with industry frameworks, […]

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Whitepaper: Shared responsibility model for cloud security

With high chances of user error, limited security resources, and constantly evolving computing environments, commercial and public organizations need cybersecurity resources to help protect their data and workloads in the cloud. Download this white paper to learn what CIS resources can help secure your cloud environments. The post Whitepaper: Shared responsibility model for cloud security […]

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ARMO adds CIS benchmark to Kubescape to help users scan Kubernetes and CI/CD pipelines

ARMO announced that Kubescape now includes security and compliance scanning of Kuberneters based on the Center for Internet Security (CIS) Kubernetes benchmark. One of the Center for Internet Security’s industry standard benchmarks, the CIS Kubernetes benchmark is one of the most comprehensive security frameworks for Kubernetes, distilling best practices and standards into a rigorous set […]

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CIS Benchmarks: Community driven security guidelines

CIS Benchmarks are the only consensus-developed security configuration recommendations both created and trusted by a global community of IT security professionals from academia, government, and industry. There are over 12,000 professionals in the CIS Benchmarks communities. Creating CIS Benchmark recommendations requires a wide variety of skills. If you have expertise in risk, security, compliance, or […]

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CIS Hardened Images on AWS Marketplace

Does your organization spend countless resources hardening operating systems in the cloud? That’s why CIS pre-hardens virtual machine (VM) images to CIS Benchmark standards. See how these CIS Hardened Images work by trying one in your cloud environment. Free trials are available for select CIS Hardened Images in the AWS Marketplace: Amazon Linux 2 CentOS […]

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CIS Critical Security Controls v8

The CIS Critical Security Controls (CIS Controls) are a prioritized set of safeguards to mitigate the most prevalent cyber-attacks against systems and networks. They are mapped to and referenced by multiple legal, regulatory, and policy frameworks. CIS Controls v8 has been enhanced to keep up with modern systems and software. The movement to cloud-based computing, […]

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Test your security configuration with a free assessment tool from CIS

CIS-CAT Lite is the free assessment tool developed by the CIS (Center for Internet Security), which helps users implement secure configurations for multiple technologies. With unlimited scans available via CIS-CAT Lite, your organization can download and start implementing CIS Benchmarks in minutes. With CIS-CAT Lite, you can: Instantly check your systems against CIS Benchmarks. Receive […]

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Easily migrate to the cloud with CIS Hardened Images

CIS offers virtual images hardened in accordance with the CIS Benchmarks, a set of vendor agnostic, internationally recognized secure configuration guidelines. CIS Hardened Images provide users a secure, on-demand, and scalable computing environment. They are available from major cloud computing platforms like AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and Oracle Cloud. The post Easily migrate to […]

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Cyber-attack defense: CIS Benchmarks + CDM + MITRE ATT&CK

Six trillion dollars. That’s how much global cybercrime cost the world’s economy in 2021, according to Cybersecurity Ventures. In an effort to take a bite out of that number, the Center for Internet Security (CIS) is committed to validating our standards against recognized cyber defense frameworks. Starting today, with the CIS Microsoft Windows 10 Benchmark, […]

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