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CIS Benchmarks May 2021 Update

 

CIS-Benchmarks

We're excited to announce our CIS Benchmarks May 2021 updates. 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. Thank you to all who volunteer!

CIS Oracle MySQL Enterprise Edition 8.0 Benchmark v1.0.0

A secure configuration posture for MySQL Enterprise Edition 8.0. This guide was tested against MySQL Enterprise Edition 8.0 running on Ubuntu Linux, but applies to other Linux distributions as well.

Special thanks to Mike Frank and Harin Vadodaria from Oracle and a huge thank you to the MySQL Community for making this happen.

Download the CIS Oracle MySQL Enterprise Edition 8.0 Benchmark PDF

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

CIS Google Cloud Platform Foundation Benchmark v1.2.0

Prescriptive guidance for foundational elements of Google Cloud Platform. This release includes:

  • Updated steps to address multiple changes in the logging and monitoring UI
  • Added many recommendations for database setting
  • Added BigQuery recommendations

Special thanks to all of the editors and contributors who assisted with this release.

Download the CIS Google Cloud Platform Foundation Benchmark PDF

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

CIS Cisco ASA 9.x Firewall Benchmark v1.0.0

A secure configuration posture for Cisco Firewall Appliances version 9.8. This guide was tested against Cisco ASA 9.8(4).

Download the CIS Cisco ASA 9.x Firewall Benchmark PDF

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

CIS Linux 7 Benchmarks

Prescriptive guidance for establishing a secure configuration posture for Linux 7 systems running on x86 and x64 platforms. Special thanks to Jon Christopherson and James Trigg along with the rest of the Community for their contributions to these updates.

CIS Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Benchmark v3.1.0

This document was tested against Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.9.

Download the CIS Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Benchmark PDF

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

CIS Oracle Linux 7 Benchmark v3.1.0

This document was tested against Oracle Linux 7.9.

Download the CIS Oracle Linux 7 Benchmark PDF

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

CIS CentOS Linux 7 Benchmark v3.1.0

This document was tested against CentOS 7.9.

Download the CIS CentOS Linux 7 Benchmark PDF

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

CIS Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 STIG Benchmark v1.0.1

A secure configuration posture for Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems running on x86 and x64 platforms. It includes mappings to the STIG.

Download the CIS Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 STIG Benchmark PDF docs here:

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

CIS SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Benchmark v3.0.0

A secure configuration posture for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 systems running on x86 or x64 platforms. This document was tested against SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5.

Download the CIS SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Benchmark PDF

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

CIS Docker Benchmark v1.3.0

A secure configuration posture for Docker. This guide was tested against Docker Engine 20.10 on RHEL 7 and Ubuntu 20.04.

Special thanks to Rory McCune and Thomas Sjögren for their contributions to this update, along with the Docker community.

Download the CIS Docker Benchmark PDF

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

CIS VMware ESXi 7.0 Benchmark v1.0.0

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 for their contributions to this release as well as the 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.

CIS Microsoft SQL Server Benchmarks

The following CIS Microsoft SQL Server Benchmarks were released, providing prescriptive guidance for establishing a secure configuration posture for Microsoft SQL Server. Each was tested against the applicable version of Microsoft SQL Server.

  • CIS Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Benchmark v1.2.0
  • CIS Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Benchmark v1.2.0
  • CIS Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Benchmark v1.3.0

A huge thank you to the CIS Microsoft SQL Community for making this happen.

Download the CIS Microsoft SQL Server Benchmark PDFs

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:

Have questions about the 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.