Who We Are

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to enhancing the cybersecurity readiness and response among public and private sector entities. Utilizing its strong industry and government partnerships, CIS combats evolving cybersecurity challenges on a global scale and helps organizations adopt key best practices to achieve immediate and effective defenses against cyber attacks. CIS is home to the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), CIS Security Benchmarks, and CIS Critical Security Controls. To learn more follow us on Twitter at @CISecurity.

The CIS Mission

The CIS Values


  • Operate with INTEGRITY - doing the right thing; being accountable for our actions and conducting ourselves in a professional manner with transparency and consistency.

  • Commit to EXCELLENCE - providing the highest quality service and superior results in all that we do.

  • Embody COLLABORATION - to be truly successful we must be inclusive; working together for a common purpose.

  • Focus on our PARTNERS - knowing and listening to our customers and partners; understanding their needs and tailoring our services and products to them.

  • Support our EMPLOYEES - building a positive family atmosphere, encouraging a healthy work/life balance, professional and personal development, wellness, innovation and creativity.

  • Promote TEAMWORK - communicating openly, providing timely and useful information; collaborating and cooperating across our organization and with our partners.

  • Remain AGILE - never losing our flexible, responsive approach to providing solutions to our customers' needs; anticipating and preparing for both challenges and opportunities before they arise.

Annual Reports


Table of Contents | 2014 Annual Report


  1. Welcome Message
  2. Who We Are
  3. 2014 at a Glance
  4. Highlights of Our Year
  5. Integrated Intelligence Center Security Operations Center
  6. Computer Emergency Response Team
  7. Intel Analysis
  8. Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center
  9. Nationwide Cyber Security Review
  10. Making Security Affordable
  11. CIS Cares
  12. Making Security Practical
  13. CIS Leadership
  14. Board of Directors
  15. Executive Team

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Employment Opportunities


CIS is an equal opportunity employer and women, minority, veteran and disabled candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.