CIS(r) (Center for Internet Security, Inc.) is a forward-thinking, non-profit entity that harnesses the power of a global IT community to safeguard private and public organizations against cyber threats.
The CIS Controls(tm) and CIS Benchmarks(tm) are the global standard and recognized best practices for securing IT systems and data against the most pervasive attacks. These proven guidelines are continuously refined and verified by a volunteer, global community of experienced IT professionals.
Our CIS Hardened Images(tm) are virtual machine emulations preconfigured to provide secure, on-demand, and scalable computing environments in the cloud.
CIS is home to both the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center(r) (MS-ISAC(r)), the go-to 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(r) (EI-ISAC(tm)), which supports the cybersecurity needs of U.S. State, Local and Territorial elections offices.