TrueFort, the application-centric microsegmentation company, today announced that it has been certified by CIS BenchmarksTM to provide test and validation services that compare an organization’s defensive configurations against the consensus-based best practice standards contained in the CIS Benchmarks. The TrueFort platform enables customers to assess their systems and comply with the industry’s most demanding standards for system hardening.
“CIS best practices are globally recognized as the gold standard for implementing and managing cybersecurity defenses,” said Sameer Malhotra, CEO of TrueFort. “This certification validates that TrueFort is a recognized provider of CIS Benchmarks services which allow customers to automate the detection and remediation of configuration-based security vulnerabilities in their systems.”
“Cybersecurity challenges are mounting daily, which makes the need for standard configurations imperative. By certifying its product with the Center for Internet Security TrueFort has demonstrated its commitment to actively solve the foundational problem of ensuring standard configurations are used throughout a given enterprise”
Curtis Dukes, CIS Executive Vice President of Security Best Practices & Automation Group.
TrueFort provides deep visibility and real-time protection for cloud, data center, and hybrid application environments. On day one, TrueFort customers benefit from application intelligence and workload behavior analytics to enforce Zero Trust microsegmentation that contains lateral movement and stops the spread of ransomware. TrueFort has unique full-stack cloud workload capabilities based on patented behavioral analytics and policy automation, specifically designed to address the complexities and dynamic nature of modern workloads.
The CIS Benchmarks program is a trusted, independent authority that facilitates the collaboration of public and private industry experts to achieve consensus on practical and actionable solutions. CIS Benchmarks are recommended as industry-accepted system hardening standards and are used by many organizations in meeting regulatory compliance regimes, including FISMA, FedRAMP, PCI DSS, NIST, HIPPA, and other security requirements.
The Center for Internet Security, Inc. (CIS®) makes the connected world a safer place for people, businesses, and governments through their core competencies of collaboration and innovation. They are a community-driven nonprofit, responsible for the CIS Controls® and CIS Benchmarks™, globally recognized best practices for securing IT systems and data. CIS lead a global community of IT professionals to continuously evolve these standards and provide products and services to proactively safeguard against emerging threats. CIS Hardened Images® provides secure, on-demand, scalable computing environments in the cloud. CIS is home to the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center® (MS-ISAC®), the trusted resource for cyber threat prevention, protection, response, and recovery for U.S. State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial government entities, and the Elections Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Center® (EI-ISAC®), which supports the rapidly changing cybersecurity needs of U.S. elections offices. To learn more, visit CISecurity.org.