CimTrak Awarded CIS Benchmark Certification

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Cimcor’s CimTrak Integrity Suite software now monitors against system hardening standards.

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Users can now leverage security best practices and system hardening and take advantage of CimTrak's vulnerability management, system scanning and advanced reporting.

Cimcor, Inc. announced today that the Center for Internet Security (CIS) has granted CIS Benchmark certifications for the CimTrak Integrity Suite. This designation certified that the CimTrak Integrity Suite accurately compares the configuration status of Windows and Linux Operating systems against the consensus-based best practice standards.

“We are delighted to bring our benchmarking and system hardening technology to market,” said Robert E. Johnson, III, president and CEO of Cimcor. “CimTrak users can now easily leverage the security best-practices and system hardening recommendations identified by CIS Benchmarks within their own infrastructures and can immediately take advantage of our vulnerability management, system scanning, and advanced reporting.  The new Compliance Module for CimTrak provides organizations with the ability to easily track and maintain compliance while accurately monitoring for compliance drift.”

This certification is issued by CIS® (Center for Internet Security, Inc.) “Cybersecurity challenges are mounting daily, which makes the need for standard configurations imperative. By certifying its product with CIS, Cimcor has demonstrated its commitment to actively solve the foundational problem of ensuring standard configurations are used throughout a given enterprise,” said Curtis Dukes, CIS Executive Vice President of Security Best Practices & Automation Group.  

In order for a product to receive the CIS Benchmarks Certification, a vendor must adapt its product to accurately report to the security recommendations in the associated CIS Benchmarks profile. CIS Certified Security Software 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 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 CIS
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.

About Cimcor, Inc.
Cimcor develops innovative, next-generation, file integrity monitoring software. The CimTrak Integrity Suite monitors and protects a wide range of physical, network, cloud, and virtual IT assets in real-time, while providing detailed forensic information about all changes. Securing your infrastructure with CimTrak helps you get compliant and stay that way. For more information, visit https://www.cimcor.com/cimtrak

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