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Posted: 9 May 2002
 

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) is a not-for-profit cooperative enterprise that helps organizations reduce the risk of business and e-commerce disruptions resulting from inadequate security configurations.

CIS members are developing and propagating the widespread application of Security Benchmarks through a global consensus process that brings together industry, government, academia and consultants. CIS Benchmarks enumerate the "When, Why, and How" aspects of technical security configurations across a wide range of operating system platforms and Internet software applications.

The Center for Internet Security released five new free security benchmarks and tools this week:

  1. An updated Level-I Benchmark for Windows 2000 (v1.1.7)
  2. A new Level-II Benchmark for Windows 2000 Professional (v1.0.4)
  3. A new Level-I Benchmark for Windows NT (v1.0.3)
  4. An updated Windows NT/2000 Scoring Tool (v2.4.0) to evaluate your host systems relative to these benchmarks
  5. An updated Implementation Guide with instructions for using the new Scoring Tool

Download them free from http://www.cisecurity.org


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