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CIS Benchmarks January 2022 Update

CIS-Benchmarks

The following CIS Benchmarks have been updated or released. We've highlighted the major updates below. Each Benchmark includes a full changelog that can be referenced to see all changes made.

CIS macOS 12.0 Monterey Benchmark v1.0.0

A new Benchmark and corresponding Build Kit are available for this technology, using Apple's mobile configuration profiles. The Benchmark includes:

  • New recommendations based on new functionality in macOS 12.0
  • Profiles, like the previous macOS releases

Thanks to the entire CIS macOS Benchmark Community for their support on this effort. Special thanks to Ron Colvin, William Harrison, Bob Gendler, Allen Golbig, Dan Brodjieski, and Jason Blake.

Download the CIS Apple macOS 12.0 Monterey Benchmark in PDF.
CIS SecureSuite Members can log into CIS WorkBench to download other formats and related resources.

CIS Google Container-Optimized OS Benchmark v1.0.0

Prescriptive guidance for establishing a secure posture for Linux systems based on Container-Optimized OS and running on Google Cloud Platform. Level 1 recommendations are supported starting from COS-89+.

Special thanks to Logan McMillan and the Google team for their contributions to make this release possible.

Download the CIS Google Container-Optimized OS Benchmark v1.0.0 in PDF.
CIS SecureSuite Members can log into CIS WorkBench to download other formats and related resources.

CIS Google Chrome Benchmark v2.1.0

This Benchmark was supported/tested with Chrome v96. It includes:

  • New recommendations based on new browser capabilities
  • Updated all references to newer Google documentation
  • Automated Assessment Content (SCAP) and CIS Build Kit (GPOs) updates

Thanks to the entire CIS Google Chrome Community for their support of this effort and special thanks to Fletcher Oliver (Google) and Johannes Goerlich (Siemens AG).

Download the CIS Google Chrome Benchmark v2.1.0 in PDF.
CIS SecureSuite Members can log into 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:

  • Cisco
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  • IBM AIX

Reach out to us at [email protected]. You can also learn more on the CIS Benchmarks Community page.