We take the mystique out of many of the most popular security standards and guidelines and highlight a few of the key resources available at your fingertips. By implementing some of these best practices, your business will be better prepared to keep your sensitive data safe and protect your brand from cyber attackers.
The Center of Internet Security (CIS) in coordination with the SANS Institute and through a consortium of security experts, U.S. agencies such as the NSA, coordinated the CIS Controls Version 8 (formerly known as “Critical Security Controls” or CSC) to help simplify and prioritize list of controls that would have the greatest impact to an organization in improving risk posture against cyber threats.
The Center for Internet Security (CIS) has released its new version 7.1 of the top 20 Critical Security Controls. The updated version includes new Implementation Groups designed to identify relevant CIS controls that are reasonable for an organization with a similar risk profile and available cybersecurity resources.
A recent survey conducted by Tripwire revealed organizations are not fully adopting security controls from key benchmarks, such as the Center for Internet Security (CIS).