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Tentacle is solving a core problem in our industry – capturing and communicating information about security posture. Rather than spending countless hours filling out and emailing custom spreadsheets, Tentacle is revolutionizing how security assessments are performed. Tentacle is doing for information security what the common application did for college admissions.
- Peter Troost | Managing Director - Providence Strategic Growth (PSG)

What Is CIS?

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmarks are a set of cybersecurity standards for a range of IT systems and products. CIS benchmarks provide the baseline configurations to ensure alignment with industry accepted cybersecurity standards.

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Build your security program on Tentacle using controls mapped to CIS. Tentacle recommends key policies, processes, and procedures needed for CIS to help you streamline the assessment process.

CIS Considerations

Primary Goal
Implementation of CIS can help prevent the most dangerous attacks and support compliance at organizations that utilize multi-frameworks.
Validating Security
CIS helps organizations by providing the foundation that needed to get started developing a cohesive information security strategy through 20 critical security controls.
Assessment Effort Level
Tentacle guides your organization through responding to the 153 total controls within CIS so you fully understand how your security program maps to the framework.

Who typically adheres to CIS?

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) is used by educational institutions, banks, pharmaceutical companies, and other private entities.

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Tentacle maps your security program to CIS. Get a Risk Rating as well as instant feedback of your CIS Content Performance. Easily identify and address gaps to scale your business securely.

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