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2016 Year in Review

Learn how CIS continued to experience growth and expand recognition as a global leader in cybersecurity throughout 2016.

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Overview

CIS achieved several major milestones in 2016. The MS-ISAC passed the 1,000-member mark. In addition, 50 of the 56 states and territories eligible for monitoring under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cooperative Agreement have implemented MS-ISAC’s monitoring services. The CIS Benchmark Memberships also exceeded the 1,000-member milestone, with more than one-third coming from international public and private entities. Finally, the CIS Controls exceeded 43,000 downloads in 2016, and the Controls continue to gain traction as the go-to security framework when organizations seek technical guidance for implementing improved security.