Wondering how to go about implementing or integrating Control #2 with your current system set up? We’re partners with Tenable and Ted Gary’s blog post about this specific CIS is especially apt.

“Knowing and controlling your software is certainly a control that increases security – detecting and blocking malware and high-risk applications reduces your attack surface and can prevent incidents. However, the benefits of knowing and controlling your software extend beyond security. For example, identifying and updating unsupported software versions reduces IT support costs, and can even increase user productivity and license compliance.” — Ted Gary  

Read the full post here.