Pricing and Categories
Pricing for CIS SecureSuite Membership varies based on the enrolling organization's intended use of the membership resources and a few other details, such as number of employees or annual revenue. We offer multiple CIS SecureSuite Membership categories to suit various security needs. Learn more about each option by selecting one below.
Internal Organizational Use
End User - One of our most popular membership levels, the End User option is for organizations looking to secure their internal systems and data. This membership does not allow for any client or commercial use of the CIS SecureSuite Membership resources.
Academic - Similar to the End User membership, this option provides some additional benefits suited to the classroom environment. U.S. public academic institutions are eligible for free CIS SecureSuite Membership.
Nonprofit 501(c)(3) - Similar to End User membership, this membership category provides discounts to 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations.
SLTT (State, Local, Tribal, Territorial) Governments - Similar to End User membership, this membership category provides discounts to international SLTT government organizations. U.S. SLTT entities are eligible for free CIS SecureSuite Membership. Federal or national-level government organizations are not eligible for SLTT membership and should enroll as End User.
External Commercial Use
Services and Consulting - This membership category allows organizations to use the CIS SecureSuite Membership resources on client machines to assist with auditing or consulting engagements - with options for large consulting firms as well as small, independent IT consultants. Organizations that provide Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), or Platform as a Service (PaaS) incorporate the CIS SecureSuite Membership resources into the systems, networks, and storage needed to support your business environments.
Product Vendor - This membership category is for organizations looking to incorporate the CIS SecureSuite Membership resources into their security software products, with options for CIS Benchmark product certification. It also allows for consulting, hosting, and internal use of membership resources.