Have you ever wondered how technology hardening guidelines are developed? Some are determined by a particular vendor or driven by a bottom-line perspective.
That’s not the case with the CIS Benchmarks. They’re 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 currently 140+ CIS Benchmarks for various technologies. Some of the most used include web browsers, operating systems, and cloud infrastructure.
The CIS Benchmarks are used by companies from around the world to secure technologies from configuration vulnerabilities such as:
Thanks to Michelle Peterson CIS Benchmarks Product Owner (see source)