Positive Technologies Vulnerability and Compliance Management Solution MaxPatrol™ awarded CIS Security Software Certification

Positive Technologies a leading provider of vulnerability assessment, compliance management and threat analysis solutions today announced that its vulnerability management solution MaxPatrol™ v8.0 has been awarded Centre for Internet Security (CIS) Security Software Certification for CIS Security Benchmarks.

This CIS certification for MaxPatrol™ v8.0 includes benchmark tests for: Oracle Database 11g, CISCO IOS, Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and CISCO Wireless LAN Controller 7. The CIS, based in New York State, continue to identify, develop, validate, promote and sustain best practices in cyber security.

MaxPatrol v8.0

  • CIS Oracle Database 11g R2 Benchmark v2.0.0, Level 1 RDBMS Profile
  • CIS Cisco IOS Benchmark v3.0.1, Level 1 Profile
  • CIS Cisco IOS Benchmark v3.0.1, Level 2 Profile
  • CIS Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Benchmark v1.1.0, Level 1 Profile
  • CIS Cisco Wireless LAN Controller 7 Benchmark v1.1.0, Level 1 Profile
  • CIS Cisco Wireless LAN Controller 7 Benchmark v1.1.0, Level 2 Profile

“CIS is committed to raising the level of security and privacy in internet connected systems to ensure the integrity of the functionality and transactions on which enterprises depend,” explains Alex Mathews, Technical Manager at Positive Technologies, “CIS offer secure configuration benchmarks and by incorporating these best practices into our products we can offer a high level of additional confidence in our security solutions to our customers, worldwide”.

This certification differs from other types of certification in two key ways. Firstly the certification uses a consensus community, a community comprised of experts in IT security who volunteer, through their commitment to excellence, their knowledge and experience to develop the best practice guidelines for the global internet community. The second differentiator is the unique membership of the CIS which is comprised of a many organizations of all sizes including universities, nonprofits, IT auditors and consultants and government agencies.

Elaine Mullan, International Marketing Manager at Positive Technologies, added “We are delighted to have been awarded this certification as a further validation of the quality of our MaxPatrol™ v8.0 product.”

About the Center for Internet Security

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) is an international nonprofit organization focused on enhancing the cyber security readiness and response of public and private sector entities. CIS produces consensus-based secure configuration benchmarks and content, and maintains and promotes adoption of the Critical Controls. CIS serves as the key cyber security resource for state, local, territorial and tribal governments, including chief information security officers, homeland security advisors and fusion centers. CIS is committed to elevating the competencies of the cyber security workforce, and to the development of policies, products and resources that help our partners achieve security goals.