In the second sequence of webinars hosted by Tony Sager, Senior Vice President and Chief Evangelist of Center for Internet Security and Mark Kedgley, CTO of NNT, they discussed CIS Control 9: Limitation and Control of Network Ports, Protocols, and Services. Key topics included:
- The need to control the risks associated with open ports, protocols and services.
- What to consider when implementing a Hardened Port and Protocol Standard.
- How do you detect open ports and protocols on your network and the steps to mitigate the threats.
Every source of security control guidance including NIST, PCI DSS, NERC CIP and the foundational CIS Controls recommend the same thing: every network ports, protocol and service increases the opportunity for a system to be compromised.
Learn more about CIS Control 9 and our unique ability to deliver a comprehensive security solution that aligns with your security strategy to mitigate your risk and reduce your overall attack surface.