CIS Logo
tagline: Confidence in the Connected World
Young woman working on a computer

Securing Red Hat Linux An objective, consensus-driven security guideline for the Red Hat Linux Operating Systems.

An objective, consensus-driven security guideline for the Red Hat Linux Operating Systems.

A step-by-step checklist to secure Red Hat Linux:

For Red Hat Linux 7 (CIS Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Benchmark version 2.2.0.1)

CIS has worked with the community since 2009 to publish a benchmark for Red Hat Linux

Join the Red Hat Linux community Arrow

Other CIS Benchmark versions:

For Red Hat Linux (CIS Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Benchmark version 2.2.0)

Complete CIS Benchmark Archive Arrow

Want to skip most manual steps?

Arrow Assess and/or remediate

Only Available to CIS SecureSuite Members

Remediation Kit available for Benchmark version 2.1.0

CIS-CAT Pro is included with membership and can automatically test for compliance and remediate with this benchmark.

Information Hub : CIS Red Hat Linux Benchmark



Ticket 13 Dec 2018

Join the Discussion Arrow


Ticket 07 Dec 2018

Join the Discussion Arrow


Ticket 04 Dec 2018

Join the Discussion Arrow


Ticket 29 Nov 2018

Join the Discussion Arrow