ConfigOS to Automate STIG Remediation for Major DoD Weapon Systems Lab

SteelCloud Patented Technology Decreases Cost and Increases IA Agility

Feb 09, 2016, 10:09 ET from SteelCloud LLC

ASHBURN, Va., Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SteelCloud LLC announced today that its patented ConfigOS automated remediation tool has been selected by a major systems integrator, after a successful evaluation pilot, to accelerate the implementation of STIG compliance at a major DoD weapon systems lab for both classified and unclassified infrastructures.  The time and labor reductions and ability to address ongoing STIG compliance were some of the more critical selection criteria.  ConfigOS reduces the initial STIG hardening effort by more than 90% while providing ongoing STIG compliance cost savings of up to 70%.

"DoD labs pose some of the biggest challenges for any security software vendor," said Brian Hajost, SteelCloud President and CEO.  "Our years of DoD experience has provided us with the understanding necessary to design products for complex connected and disconnected environments comprising thousands of endpoints in multiple networks, locations, and domains.  Additionally, unlike many security technologies, ConfigOS can be installed in a day, proven in a week, and put into production with concrete compliance results in a month - paying for itself the first time it is used."

ConfigOS is clientless technology, requiring that no software agents be loaded on endpoints.  ConfigOS scans Windows and Linux systems for hundreds of STIG controls in under 60 seconds and remediates a system in less than two minutes.  Logging and comprehensive compliance reporting are automatically produced by the tool.  A single instance of ConfigOS will remediate between one and three thousand endpoints per hour.  At this performance level, ConfigOS allows clients to remediate every endpoint, every day.  ConfigOS supports the very latest security guidance provided by DISA, including Microsoft Windows 10. 

For more information on ConfigOS, including SteelCloud's recently announced Windows 10 government acceleration program, please contact SteelCloud at or visit the Company's web site at  Video demonstrations of ConfigOS STIG remediation for Windows and Red Hat Linux are also available on its website under "Demos."

About SteelCloud

SteelCloud develops security compliance solutions for government customers and those technology providers that support the government.  Our products include automated policy and security remediation tools that reduce the complexity, effort, and expense of meeting government security mandates as well as "gold disks" for AWS cloud and private infrastructures.  SteelCloud has delivered security policy-compliant solutions to military components around the world which simplify implementation and ongoing security and mission support.  Additional information is available at or by email at