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CIS Benchmarks April 2021 Update

CIS-Benchmarks

CIS is excited to announce the release of the following CIS Benchmarks for March 2021.

These CIS Benchmark releases would not have been possible without the time and support of community contributors through the form of tickets, comments, and joining our community calls. Your contributions are invaluable to our consensus process and we thank you for volunteering.

CIS Alibaba Cloud Container Service for Kubernetes (ACK) Benchmark v1.0.0

Special thanks to Alibaba Cloud Team for all their hard work and dedication to this effort. Also, thanks to the entire CIS Kubernetes Community.

Download the CIS Alibaba Cloud Container Service for Kubernetes (ACK) Benchmark PDF

CIS SecureSuite Members can visit CIS WorkBench to download other formats and related resources.

CIS Sophos v18 Benchmark v1.0.0

Prescriptive guidance for establishing a secure configuration posture for Sophos XG Firewall running SFOS v18, which this guide was tested against.

Special thanks to Wana Tun.

Download the CIS Sophos v18 Benchmark PDF

CIS SecureSuite Members can visit CIS WorkBench to download other formats and related resources.

CIS Microsoft Windows Server 2019 STIG Benchmark v1.0.0

Prescriptive guidance for establishing a secure configuration posture for Microsoft Windows, with added DoD STIG profiles providing configurations mapped to STIG settings for Member Servers and Domain Controllers.

Special thanks to Haemish Edgerton and a huge thank you to the Windows Community and Windows Team.

Download the CIS Microsoft Windows Server 2019 STIG Benchmark PDF

CIS SecureSuite Members can visit CIS WorkBench to download other formats and related resources.

CIS Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Benchmark v1.2.0

A lot of effort has gone into updating the content of this CIS Benchmark! The full change log is included at the end of the download.

Here is a brief glimpse of what we did to improve the value of this Benchmark:

  • Added 5 new security settings
  • Moved several sections due to updated ADMX templates
  • Updated 3 settings

Special thanks to Haemish Edgerton and a huge thank you to the Windows Community and Windows Team.

Download the CIS Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Benchmark PDF

CIS SecureSuite Members can visit CIS WorkBench to download other formats and related resources.

CIS Ubuntu Linux 16.04, 18.04 and 20.04 LTS Benchmarks

Prescriptive guidance for establishing a secure configuration posture for Ubuntu Linux LTS systems running on x86 and x64 platforms. The guides were tested against their respective Ubuntu Linux LTS versions.

CIS SecureSuite Members can visit CIS WorkBench to download the below Benchmarks in other formats as well as related resources.

Download the CIS Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS Benchmark PDF

Download the CIS Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS Benchmark PDF

Download the CIS Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS Benchmark PDF

Special thanks to our editor Jon Christopherson and Contributor Jim Trigg as well as the entire Linux community.

CIS VMware ESXi 7.0 Benchmark v1.0.0

Prescriptive guidance for establishing a secure configuration posture for VMware ESXi 7.0. This guide was tested against VMware ESXi 7.0.

Special thanks to Dale McKay and Shawn Kearney as well as the entire VMware community.

Download the CIS VMware ESXi 7.0 Benchmark PDF

CIS SecureSuite Members can visit CIS WorkBench to download other formats and related resources.

 

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Get involved by helping us develop content, review recommendations, and test CIS Benchmarks. Join a community today! We're looking for contributors for the following technologies:

CIS Benchmark development process, how you can contribute, or how to get involved? Reach out to us at benchmarkinfo@cisecurity.org. You can also learn more on the CIS Benchmarks Community page.

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