CIS Benchmarks June 2022 Update
The following CIS Benchmarks have been updated or recently released. We've highlighted the major updates below. Each Benchmark includes a full changelog that references all changes.
CIS IBM WebSphere Liberty Benchmark v1.0.0
We are pleased to announce that we have published the first release of the CIS IBM WebSphere Liberty Benchmark! A lot of time has gone into the development of v1.0.0 which contains recommendations that address many settings in this technology. Here are just a few of the areas that are covered:
- User Registries
- Application Deployment
- Web Applications
- Enterprise Java Beans (EJB) applications
- Web Services
- MicroProfile Metrics
Thank you to all of the editors and team members from IBM for their time and effort! Without them, this Benchmark would not have been possible.
CIS SecureSuite Members can visit CIS WorkBench here to download other formats and related resources.
Updated CIS Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (R2 and non-R2) Benchmarks
A lot of effort has gone into updating the content of the following Benchmarks:
- CIS Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Benchmark v2.6.0
- CIS Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (non-R2) Benchmark v2.4.0
The full changelog is included at the end of both the PDF and DOC versions for download. Here is a brief glimpse of what we did to improve the value of these Benchmarks:
- Moved, added, and renamed several sections due to updated ADMX templates
- Added six new settings each
- Updated two settings each
- Moved three settings each
- Renamed one setting in the 2012 R2 Benchmark
A huge thank you to the Windows Community and Windows Team for making this happen, and special thanks to Haemish Edgerton!
Download the CIS Microsoft Windows Server Benchmarks in PDF.
Two New CIS IBM Z System Benchmarks
We are excited to announce that we’ve published two new coverage Benchmarks:
- CIS IBM z/OS V2R5 with RACF Benchmark v1.0.0
- CIS RHEL8 on IBM Z Linux Benchmark v1.0.0
Special thanks to the team at IBM! Without their hard work, these Benchmarks would not have been possible.
- Shaun Kelley
- Anuja Deedwaniya
- Barb Leinberger
- Mark Nelson
- Bruce Wells
- Didier Andre
- Christopher Meyer
- Joe Welsh
- Bob Petti
- Thomas Wasik
- Horst Weber
- Stephan Hartig
- Pradeep Parameshwaran
Download the CIS IBM Z System Benchmarks in PDF.
CIS SecureSuite Members can visit CIS WorkBench here and here, respectively, to download other formats and related resources.
CIS Benchmarks Community
Want to help develop technical content, review recommendations, and test CIS Benchmarks? You can do all this by joining a CIS Benchmarks Community in need.
- Apache Cassandra
- Fortinet (Preferred with FortiGate expertise)
- IBM WebSphere Liberty
- Palo Alto Firewall