Turbot Awarded CIS Benchmark Certification

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Turbot certified by CIS Benchmarks for AWS Foundations V1.2.0 Level 1 and Level 2

Within the first few minutes of using Turbot in conjunction with the CIS Benchmarks you can see in a dashboard view where you are compliant or not.

Turbot has been recognized as a Center for Internet Security (CIS) SecureSuite member, receiving a CIS Benchmark Certification for their Turbot Cloud and Turbot Enterprise software. Turbot obtained their CIS Benchmark Certification by using their own software to prove the requirements for the Certification. Turbot is a full-stack governance platform that instantly discovers resource changes and automates remediation in real-time using a consistent and unified policy language across Multi-Cloud, SaaS, Operating Systems and Containers.

Turbot’s governance controls provide guardrails that prevent, detect, and correct security, compliance, operations, and cost related misconfigurations. Turbot’s real-time CMDB discovers all resource changes which can be visualized and searched immediately. Resources are grouped and categorized in real-time reports to visualize, search, and filter on any configuration detail structured within an organizational hierarchy. Turbot’s Policy Engine comes with over 7000+ out-of-box policies that can also be extended with custom policies and Terraform stacks. Policies can be mandated, delegated, or recommended across varying levels of an organizational hierarchy including time-based exception conditions. Turbot’s CMDB coupled with Turbot’s Policy Engine provides instant awareness of security & compliance control adherence including overlays of various CIS Controls Framework and CIS Benchmarks.

Within Turbot’s governance platform, users can visualize their cloud resources adherence to CIS Controls v6 and CIS Controls v7. Along with their adherence to the latest published CIS Amazon Web Services Foundations Benchmark, CIS Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmark, CIS Google Cloud Platform Foundations Benchmark. Turbot’s CIS dashboards are updated in real-time as changes occur in your cloud environment, providing instant visibility to how your organization is adhering to the well-established security best practices built into the CIS Benchmarks. When using Turbot’s governance controls to remediate cloud security, compliance, operations and cost misconfigurations, Turbot will continuously ensure adherence to CIS Controls and Benchmarks.

“We are thrilled to be awarded our CIS Benchmark Certification, dully proud that our own software automated the adherence to meet the certification requirements” said Bob Tordella, VP Operations at Turbot. “Our customers can instantly visualize their CIS Benchmarks adherence and use Turbot continuously adhere to these best practices. Whether looking to globally adhere to CIS Benchmarks across your organization, or for specific resources to specific benchmark requirements, Turbot can be used to visualize and automate CIS Benchmarks. It is exciting to see the speed to value when our customers associate their cloud accounts to Turbot and within seconds visualize and automate adherence to their first CIS Benchmark report.”

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, Turbot has demonstrated its commitment to actively solve the foundational problem of ensuring standard configuration are used throughout a given enterprise,” said Curtis Dukes, CIS Executive Vice President of Security Best Practices & Automation Group.

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 Turbot
Turbot provides full-stack governance controls for automating your operations, security, compliance, and cost controls. Turbot’s Cloud Governance Platform can empower your application teams to detect, repair, and prevent misconfigurations automatically. Turbot enables your cloud teams to focus on delivering higher-level value while your development teams remain agile through the use of native cloud tools. Sign up for a free CIS cloud assessment in your environment. Visit us at https://turbot.com/connect or call us at 1-888-2-TURBOT for more information.

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