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Jan 25, 2018, 08:45 ET CIS® Invites Public Feedback on CIS Controls™ Version 7 From January 24 - February 7, 2018

CIS is finalizing updates and revisions for the release of CIS Controls Version 7. The CIS Controls are a recommended set of actions for cyber...


Oct 11, 2017, 08:35 ET CIS to Lead Development of Best Practices Handbook For Securing U.S. Elections Infrastructure

CIS announced the development of a best practices handbook for election infrastructure to complement the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's...


Sep 25, 2017, 08:35 ET CIS Controls Foundational Best Practices Could Have Prevented The Equifax® And Other High-Profile Breaches

Equifax has acknowledged their recent "cybersecurity incident" occurred due to the exploitation of a known vulnerability that had been identified...


Sep 20, 2017, 08:45 ET CIS Hardened Images Configured to CIS Benchmarks Now Available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace

CIS is now offering hardened virtual machine images in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. The hardened images are configured according to CIS...


Sep 14, 2017, 08:30 ET Due to Popular Demand: CIS Launches Implementation Guide for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME's) for CIS Controls

CIS releases an Implementation Guide for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) for the CIS Controls™ today. A webinar to highlight the Guide...


Sep 12, 2017, 08:45 ET CIS Wins Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) 2017 Organization of Year Award

The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® has named CIS the 2017 winner of its Organization of the Year award. ISSA's International...


Jun 01, 2017, 08:40 ET CIS Senior Vice President Kathleen Patentreger Appointed a PCI Board Member

CIS (Center for Internet Security) Senior Vice President of Programs Kathleen Patentreger has been elected to the Board of Advisors of the PCI...


May 23, 2017, 08:40 ET Curt Dukes, Former Director of Information Assurance at the U.S. National Security Agency to Discuss Global Cybersecurity at The Telegraph's Cybersecurity Conference in London on Thursday, May 25 at 3PM (BST)

Curtis Dukes, the former Director of Information Assurance at the U.S. National Security Agency will discuss global cybersecurity including proven...