Center for Internet Security (CIS) Critical Security Controls (CSC) Consulting Services
Organizations around the world rely on the Center for Internet Security (CIS) Controls security best practices to improve cyber defenses. Why? Because the CIS has laid out a straightforward prioritized list of 20 simple controls to combat against the most common threats. The experts at MNS Group work with you to determine which security framework will allow your company to achieve its security goals.
Why the CIS CSC may be a good option for you
For a smaller business with limited security the CIS CSC is a simple, scalable approach to building a basic security program and improving it over time. The implementation guidance provides both near and longer-term action plans.
For a larger or smaller company with a reasonably strong security posture, it can be used to work in concert with current security practices. The specificity of CIS Critical Security Controls provides guidance in building a comprehensive security plan as well as in compliance readiness.
What advantages does the CIS CSC offer over other information security frameworks?
The goal of the CIS CSC is to answer the question: “What do we need to do to stop the most common, known attacks.” A distinguishing feature of the CIS CSC is that the controls are prioritized and focused on ensuring maximum risk reduction for resources utilized. The CSCs are based on the most prevalent attack patterns from leading threat reports, and are validated across a wide spectrum of government and industry experts (NSA Red and Blue teams, law enforcement, US Department of Energy nuclear energy labs, top incident response organizations, etc.). The controls are updated as new attack pattern are identified and analyzed by leading security researchers.