Best practices cloud security and compliance framework to be integrated into SecureSky Active Management and Response platform
OMAHA, Nebraska March 14, 2019 –SecureSky today announced that it has become a CIS SecureSuite® member. Through this membership, SecureSky is further bolstering its clients’ cybersecurity defenses by leveraging CIS SecureSuite resources. The CIS Benchmarks™, the consensus-based, internationally recognized security configuration resources, CIS-CAT Pro, and the CIS Controls™, a set of cyber practices developed by global experts, all help to protect an organization against pervasive and dangerous cyber-attacks.
“We are pleased to add our new CIS SecureSuite membership to our already robust cyber defense toolbox. CIS Benchmarks are recommended as industry-accepted system hardening standards and are used by organizations in meeting compliance requirements for FISMA, PCI, HIPAA, and other security requirements,” said Mike Hrabik, SecureSky Chief Executive Officer. Brandon Cox, SecureSky Director, Product Architecture, added, “Incorporating the CIS Benchmarks into our Active Management and Response platform, as well as tight integration with our distributed edge fabric, will provide our clients security protection across their entire cloud environments.”
“We welcome SecureSky as a CIS SecureSuite member, and look forward to collaborating with them to help enhance their cybersecurity platform,” said Curtis Dukes, CIS Executive Vice President Security Best Practices & Automation Group.
CIS’s SecureSuite membership provides members with tools for measuring information security status and resources for making informed security investment decisions. Members include organizations from virtually every industry sector and every size, ranging from independent consultants to Fortune 500 companies. Recent upgrades to CIS’s CIS-CAT Pro tool now provides SecureSuite members a dynamic view into their system’s conformance with the CIS Benchmarks and how it maps to the CIS Controls over time.
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 organizations in meeting compliance requirements for Federal Information Security Management Act, PCI, Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act and other security requirements.
SecureSky delivers a complete portfolio of cloud security services to help organizations secure their cloud infrastructure. Utilizing proprietary, cloud-native, and third-party tools, we deliver full security visibility, from workloads to the application layer. Our services help organizations incorporate cloud security initiatives into a unified security program and deliver business relevant metrics to enable executive and board level engagement. SecureSky offerings include complete Security Consulting, Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Services and a patent-pending active prevention and interactive threat validation engine.
CIS® (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 and CIS Benchmarks 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™ 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® (MS-ISAC®), 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™ (EI-ISAC™), which supports the cybersecurity needs of U.S. State, Local and Territorial elections offices. To learn more, visit CISecurity.org or follow us on Twitter: @CISecurity.