Automating the Top 20 CIS Critical Security Controls

Published on
12/12/2019 12:48 PM

Key Security Success Factors

It’s not easy being today’s CISO or CIO. With the advent of cloud computing, Shadow IT, and mobility, the risk surface area for enterprises has increased dramatically, while IT budgets have shrunk and skilled cyber security talent is virtually impossible to find. Thankfully, the CIS Top 20 Critical Controls provides a pragmatic approach, offering prioritised guidance on the important steps for implementing basic cyber hygiene practices. With the CIS Top 20 Critical Security Controls, CISOs now have a blueprint for reducing risk and managing compliance. By automating each of these controls, CISOs enable their information security teams to do much more with less, to essentially operationalize good cyber hygiene. Get to know the 20 critical security controls and how Qualys can help.