CIS Benchmarks Community
CIS Benchmarks are the only consensus-developed security configuration recommendations both created and trusted by a global community of IT security professionals from academia, government, and industry.
Community Driven Security Guidelines
There are over 12,000 professionals in the CIS Benchmarks communities. Creating CIS Benchmark recommendations requires a wide variety of skills. If you have expertise in risk, security, compliance, or technology and a collaborative spirit, you’re just the kind of person we’re looking for.
There are multiple volunteer roles to learn about in the CIS Benchmarks Community. Here are the roles we're currently looking for:
- Technical and Security Subject Matter Expert (SME) - This role is perfect for individuals with expertise in a given technology family and/or in broad security issues and system interactions.
- Technical Writer - Individuals with strong writing and proofreading skills are always valued in this role.
- Tester - Have access to network devices or specialized hardware? Testers often review and comment on technical details of the open discussions or tickets on a particular CIS Benchmark.