Onyx Point Inc Becomes A CIS SecureSuite Member

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Hanover, MD, 27 November 2018


Onyx Point, Inc. today announced that it has become a CIS SecureSuite member. Through this membership, Onyx Point, Inc. is further bolstering its cybersecurity defenses by leveraging CIS SecureSuite resources that include CIS Benchmarks, consensus-based, internationally recognized security configuration resources, including CIS-CAT Pro, and CIS Controls, a set of cyber practices, developed by experts around the world, to stop today’s most pervasive and dangerous cyber attacks.

“We are pleased to add our new CIS SecureSuite membership to our already robust cyber defense toolbox,” said Onyx Point, Inc. President, Jay Stoner. “CIS Benchmarks are recommended as industry-accepted system hardening standards and are used by organizations in meeting compliance requirements for FISMA, PCI, HIPAA, and more,” he added.

“We are excited to welcome Onyx Point, Inc. as a CIS SecureSuite member, and look forward to collaborating with them to help enhance their cybersecurity posture,” said Steve Spano, CIS President and COO.

CIS experts constantly refine industry-accepted best practice standards, known as CIS Benchmarks, for secure configuration of the most commonly used IT systems and technologies. CIS’s SecureSuite membership provides members with tools for measuring information security status and resources for making informed security investment decisions. Members include organizations from virtually every industry sector and every size, ranging from independent consultants to Fortune 500 companies. With recent upgrades to CIS’s CIS-CAT Pro tool, each SecureSuite member now has a dynamic view into their system’s conformance with the CIS Benchmarks and how it maps to CIS Controls over time.

About CIS
CIS® (Center for Internet Security) is a forward-thinking, non-profit entity that harnesses the power of a global IT community to safeguard private and public organizations against cybersecurity threats. CIS Controls™ and CIS Benchmarks™ are the global standard and recognized best practices for securing IT systems and data against the most pervasive attacks. These proven guidelines are continuously refined and verified by a volunteer, global community of experienced IT professionals. CIS is home to the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center® (MS-ISAC®), the go-to resource for cyber threat prevention, protection, response, and recovery for U.S. State, local, tribal, and territorial government entities. To learn more, visit CISecurity.org or follow CIS on Twitter: @CISecurity.

Lisa is a Security and Compliance Engineer with 12 years experience supporting the DoD as an Information Security Engineer specializing in Cloud Security. Lisa is a respected security engineer in high-security environments, and brings her expertise to the commercial market. Today, Lisa continues to increase her technical experience and knowledge, working as a Director and Security Engineer for Onyx Point Inc. In this role, she can be found contributing to policy mappings and policy review, incorporating agile and collaborative methodologies, advocating for DevSecOps workflow, and assisting clients in selecting and incorporating products in IT automation/security.

At Onyx Point, our engineers focus on Security, System Administration, Automation, Dataflow, and DevOps consulting for government and commercial clients. We offer professional services for Puppet, RedHat, SIMP, NiFi, GitLab, and the other solutions in place that keep your systems running securely and efficiently. We offer Open Source Software support and Engineering and Consulting services through GSA IT Schedule 70. As Open Source contributors and advocates, we encourage the use of FOSS products in Government as part of an overarching IT Efficiencies plan to reduce ongoing IT expenditures attributed to software licensing. Our support and contributions to Open Source, are just one of our many guiding principles

  • Customer First.
  • Security in All We Do.
  • Pursue Innovation with Integrity.
  • Communicate Openly and Respectfully.
  • Offer Your Talents, and Appreciate the Talents of Others

CIS, SecureSuite, CIS Benchmarks, CIS-CAT, PCI Compliance, FISMA, CIS Controls

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