SUNNYVALE, Calif. – December 12, 2017 – RedSeal announced today that its market leading network modeling and risk scoring platform has been certified by CIS to compare the configuration status of network devices against the consensus-based best practice standards contained in the Cisco IOS 15 CIS Benchmark. Organizations that leverage RedSeal can now ensure that the configurations of their critical assets align with the associated CIS Benchmarks consensus-based practice standards.
“RedSeal customers using Cisco network devices can combat the evolving cybersecurity challenges they face by following CIS’s proven guidelines,” said Kurt Van Etten, vice president of product management at RedSeal. “Adhering to standards, industry best practices and organizational policies is critical as organizations strive to become digitally resilient. RedSeal customers can now compare the configurations of their Cisco network devices with the CIS Benchmarks and verify compliance.”
RedSeal’s network modeling and risk scoring platform builds an accurate, up-to-date model of an organization’s entire, as-built network to visualize access paths, prioritize what to fix, and target existing cybersecurity resources to protect their most valuable assets. With RedSeal’s Digital Resilience Score, decision makers can see the security status and benchmark progress toward digital resilience.
“Cybersecurity challenges are mounting daily, which makes the need for standard configurations imperative. By certifying its product with CIS, RedSeal has demonstrated its commitment to actively solve the foundational problem of ensuring standard configurations are used throughout a given enterprise,” said Curtis Dukes, Executive V.P. & G.M., CIS Security Best Practices & Automation.
In order for a product to receive the CIS Benchmark Certification, a CIS SecureSuite Product Vendor member must adapt its product to accurately check/score/report as compared to the security recommendations in the associated CIS Benchmarks profile. CIS Benchmark Certified Products demonstrate a strong commitment by the vendors to provide their customers with the ability to ensure their assets are secured according to consensus-based best practice standards.
The CIS Benchmarks program is recognized as 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.
About the CIS
CIS is a forward-thinking nonprofit entity that harnesses the power of a global IT community to safeguard private and public organizations against cyber threats. Our 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 continually refined and verified by a volunteer global community of experienced IT professionals. CIS is home to the Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center (MS-ISAC®), the go-to resource for cyber threat prevention, protection, response, and recovery for state, local, tribal, and territorial government entities.
RedSeal’s network modeling and risk scoring platform is the foundation for enabling enterprise networks to be resilient to cyber events and network interruptions in an increasingly digital world. RedSeal helps customers understand their network from the inside, out – and provides rich context, situational awareness and a Digital Resilience Score to help enterprises measure and ultimately build greater resilience into their infrastructure. Government agencies and Global 2000 companies around the world rely on RedSeal to help them improve their overall security posture, accelerate incident response and increase the productivity of their security and network teams. Founded in 2004, RedSeal is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and serves customers globally through a direct and channel partner network. Follow RedSeal on Twitter at @redseal_co and on LinkedIn.
Dean Fisk, Finn Partners
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