Center for Internet Security

CIS

Who We Are

At CIS, we believe that everyone deserves a secure online experience. CIS harnesses the power of a global IT community to safeguard private and public organizations against cyber threats. As a 501(c)(3) organization, CIS works to deliver confidence in the connected world. 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. We combine these best practices with timely cyber intelligence resources to help organizations worldwide start and stay secure.

The CIS Mission

  • Identify, develop, validate, promote, and sustain best practices in cybersecurity
  • Deliver world-class security solutions to prevent and rapidly respond to cyber incidents
  • Build and lead communities to enable an environment of trust in cyberspace

What We Provide

Through our partnership, members can obtain the following products and services from CIS: Security assessment and consulting services to help organizations start secure and stay secure. Our experts can identify critical system weaknesses with a customized plan designed to meet unique cybersecurity needs. Available services include:
  • Vulnerability Assessments
  • Network Monitoring
  • Incident Response
  • Social Engineering & Phishing Exercises
  • External Network & Web Application Penetration Testing
  • Employee & Management Training Seminars

CIS CyberMarket

Our suite of cybersecurity tools and services that leverage the CIS Benchmarks and CIS Controls to automate configuration assessment and provide enhanced insight for organizations of all sizes to improve their cybersecurity posture. Our collaborative purchasing program offering state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) governments, nonprofit entities, and public education and healthcare institutions improved cybersecurity through cost-effective group procurement. Through this program, members can obtain industry-leading cybersecurity products and services, such as:
  • End-User Security Awareness Training
  • Advanced Technical Training Courses & Certifications
  • Consulting Services
  • Online Graduate Engineering & Information Technology Degree Programs
  • Cloud Access Security Management
Learn more about CIS at www.cisecurity.org

For Partnership Questions:
VWhite@mdcounties.org
410.269.0043