CIS Benchmarks means consensus based secure configuration guidelines applicable to a variety of operating systems, middleware and software applications and network devices.
CIS Controls means the CIS Critical Security Controls for Effective Cyber Defense, v. 6.1 and later versions.
Members means those organizations (including all employees thereof) who purchase or obtain a CIS SecureSuite Membership.
Non-Member CIS Products means:
PDF versions of the CIS Benchmarks in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International Public License found here.
The CIS Controls and associated guidance documents in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 International Public License (the link can be found here).
Other Non-Member CIS Products made available to non-members by CIS from time to time.
Non-Member CIS Products Provided As Is
CIS is providing Non-Member CIS Products “as is” and “as available” without: (1) any representations, warranties, or covenants of any kind whatsoever, including, without limitation, the absence of any warranty regarding: (a) the effect or lack of effect of any SecureSuite Product on the operation or the security of any network, system, software, hardware, or any component of any of them, and (b) the accuracy, utility, reliability, timeliness, or completeness of any SecureSuite Product); or (2) the responsibility to make or notify You of any corrections, updates, upgrades, or fixes.
Intellectual Property and Rights Reserved.
Additional Use Restrictions for Non-Member CIS Products
Your Responsibility to Evaluate Risks
You acknowledge and agree that: (1) no network, system, device, hardware, software, or component can be made fully secure; (2) You have the sole responsibility to evaluate the risks and benefits of the Non-Member Products to your particular circumstances and requirements; and (3) CIS is not assuming any of the liabilities associated with your use of any or all of the Non-Member CIS Products.
You acknowledge and agree that neither CIS nor any of its employees, officers, directors, agents or other service providers has or will have any liability to you whatsoever (whether based in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise) for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages that arise out of or are connected in any way with your use of any Non-Member Product.
U.S. Export Control and Sanctions Laws
Regarding your use of the Non-Member CIS Products with any non-U.S. entity or country, You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to understand and abide by all U.S. sanctions and export control laws as set from time to time by the U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).