CIS Controls Version 8 Sneak Peek

April 21, 2021 | 11:00 am EDT

About this Webinar:

Join Tony Sager, CIS Sr. VP and Chief Evangelist, and Phyllis Lee, CIS Sr. Director of Controls, to get a behind the scenes scoop on the next version of the CIS Controls. Version 8 is due to be released in May. Tony and Phyllis will discuss the updates, which include:

  • Incorporating new technologies, like cloud and mobile
  • Combining redundant Controls and Safeguards
  • Organization of Safeguards by activity
  • The partnerships developed along the way



Tony-Sager-HeadshotTony Sager
Chief Evangelist

Tony Sager is a Senior Vice President and Chief Evangelist for CIS®. He leads the development of the CIS Controls®, a worldwide consensus project to find and support technical best practices in cybersecurity. Sager champions the use of CIS Controls and other solutions gleaned from previous cyber-attacks to improve global cyber defense. He also nurtures CIS’s independent worldwide community of volunteers, encouraging them to make their enterprise, and the connected world, a safer place. In November 2018, he added strategy development and outreach for CIS to his responsibilities.

Phyllis Lee
Senior Director for CIS Controls, Center for Internet Security (CIS)

Phyllis Lee is the Senior Director for Controls at the Center for Internet Security (CIS). She has over 25 years of experience in information assurance and has performed vulnerability assessments, virtualization research and worked in security automation. Prior to joining CIS, Lee worked at the National Security Agency (NSA) focusing on the intersection between malware and virtualization, which included collaboration with MIT Lincoln Labs. Lee also participated in a variety of security automation standardization efforts and led the security automation strategy for the NSA Information Assurance Directorate (IAD). She graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a master of science in computer science.