What are the CIS Controls and benchmarks used in OpsCompass?

OpsCompass maps the resources in your environment to CIS and offers compliance recommendations based on the posture of your cloud.

To view how your resources map to the CIS standards "click" the CIS bar in the Compliance section of the dashboard.  

Image of compliance score with compliance problems and framework controls.


The Center of Internet Security (CIS) defines controls and benchmarks as:

  • CIS Controls - prescriptive, prioritized, and simplified set of cybersecurity best practices
  • CIS Benchmarks - consensus-developed secure configuration guidelines for hardening



Additional Resources:

What about NIST CSF? 

Understanding CIS Controls and Benchmarks