Cloudneeti delivers Industry first automation for CIS Security Best Practices built for Microsoft Azure.Â
REDMOND, WA 10-Apr-2017
CLOUDNEETI, today announced that it has beenÂ Â certified as CIS SecureSuite product (https://www.cisecurity.org/partner/cloudneeti/). Through this certification, CloudneetiÂ also delivers the first and best-in-class coverage of CIS Microsoft Azure Foundations benchmark v1.0.0, designed by Industry leading community of cybersecurity experts.
“We are excited to welcome Cloudneeti as a CIS SecureSuite member, and look forward to collaborating with them to help enhance their cybersecurity postureâ€ťÂ said Curtis Dukes, Executive V.P. and G.M., CIS Security Best Practices & Automation.Â
Cloudneeti is further bolstering its cybersecurity defenses by leveraging CIS SecureSuite resources that include CIS Benchmarks, consensus-based, internationally recognized security configuration resources, including CIS-CAT Pro, and CIS Controls, a set of cyber practices, developed by experts around the world, to stop todayâ€™s most pervasive and dangerous cyber attacks.
Cloudneeti contributed to the development of the CIS Azure benchmark with the understanding that 80% of cyber attacks could be prevented by implementing automated rule based policies.
â€śCIS Microsoft Azure Foundations benchmark v1.0.0 was built in joint collaboration between Microsoft and a global community of cybersecurity experts, providing secure configuration guidelines toÂ safeguard Microsoft Azure workloads against todayâ€™s evolving cyber threats.â€ť saidJonathan Trull, Senior Director Cybersecurity, Microsoft on the importance of the jointly developed CIS Microsoft Azure Foundations benchmark.
â€śWe are pleased to add our new CIS SecureSuite membership to our already robust cyber defense toolbox.â€ť said Pravin Kulkarni, Director Engineering and Operations, CloudneetiÂ on the CIS certification.â€śCIS Benchmarks are recommended as industry-accepted system hardening standards and are used by organizations in meeting compliance requirements for PCI, NIST, HIPAA, and other security requirements,â€ť he added.
CIS (https://www.cisecurity.org/) is a forward-thinking nonprofit entity that harnesses the power of the 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.
CLOUDNEETI (http://www.cloudneeti.com), an ISV product unit of Avyan Corp, is a global leader in Cloud Workload Assurance enabling organizations of any size to accelerate cloud adoption by proactively managing its Security and Compliance posture across IaaS, PaaS and SaaS (Office 365) services.