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CIS Compliance Software

For Securing Onsite and Remote Endpoints

^ Automate Windows OS and application patching
^ Inventory software assets and endpoint hardware
^ Enforce secure endpoint configurations
^ Deploy security software to servers and workstations    

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Achieve and Maintain CIS Compliance with Action1

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) framework is a set of best practices for securing an organization’s IT systems and data. It provides a list of security controls organizations can implement to improve their cybersecurity posture and protect themselves from cyber threats and data breaches. CIS compliance software from Action1 helps you adhere to the following specific CIS critical security controls: 

CIS Control 1: Inventory and Control of Enterprise Assets 

CIS Safeguard 1.1 

CIS Control 2: Inventory and Control of Software Assets 

CIS Safeguards 2.1; 2.2; 2.3; 2.4 

CIS Control 3: Data Protection 

CIS Safeguard 3.6 

CIS Control 4: Secure Configuration of Enterprise Assets and Software 

CIS Safeguards 4.3; 4.4; 4.5; 4.7; 4.10; 4.11 

CIS Control 7: Continuous Vulnerability Management 

CIS Safeguards 7.2; 7.3 

CIS Control 9: Email and Web Browser Protections 

CIS Safeguards 9.1; 9.4 

CIS Control 10: Malware Defenses 

CIS Safeguards 10.1; 10.3 

CIS Control 13: Network Monitoring and Defense 

CIS Safeguards 13.2; 13.5; 13.7 

CIS Controls 1.1; 2.1; 2.2; 2.3; 2.4; 9.1; 9.4:

Establish and maintain asset inventory, ensure the use of authorized software and address unauthorized software 

Maintain up-to-date inventory

Automate asset inventory for all your Windows workstations and servers and gain accurate real-time insights into software and hardware. Know what devices you have, how they are configured, what software is being used and what devices need an upgrade.

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Maintain detailed endpoint hardware inventory

Get an overview of endpoint hardware to make informed decisions about required hardware replacements and upgrades and ensure hardware remains current, supported by the vendors and compliant. 

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Automate software inventory

Know exactly what software is installed on endpoints, with insights into versions, installation dates and more. Get a full overview or focus on specific types, such as cloud storage and instant messengers. 

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Address unauthorized software

Verify that only authorized applications are in use, including browsers, email clients and their extensions. Detect unauthorized applications and extensions and automate their removal. 

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CIS Controls 7.2; 7.3: 

Perform automated operating system and application patch management 

Automate patch management 

Implement a reliable and consistent patch management process, regardless of where your endpoints are. Automate the entire process, from identifying missing patches, to installing updates to multiple endpoints in minutes and verifying patching results. 

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Update operating systems

Keep Windows OS consistently patched on all your workstations and servers, even if they are not on a corporate network, disconnected from a company VPN, not joined to a domain, or offline.

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Patch third-party applications

Automatically update most common applications, curated by Action1. Upload new versions of your custom and proprietary applications and update them from the same console. 

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Identify missing updates

Close the window of opportunity for attackers by identifying what Windows OS and third-party application updates are missing on what endpoints and getting alerts on new Windows updates.

CIS Controls 3.6; 4.3; 4.7; 4.10; 4.11; 10.3: 

Establish and maintain the secure configuration of end-user devices, servers and software; encrypt data on end-user devices and disable autorun for removable media

Enforce secure endpoint configurations 

Build and maintain secure configurations that adhere to both the high-level CIS control framework and more specific CIS Benchmarks. 

Automate the enforcement and validation of virtually any configuration across any number of endpoints, whether onsite or remote, enterprise- or employee-owned, or new or existing ones.

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Automate policy enforcement

Apply security configurations, such as enabling BitLocker, disabling default accounts, enforcing session timeout and wiping data remotely, across onsite and remote endpoints with built-in and custom scripts.

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Verify security controls

Ascertain that your endpoint security controls are running with pre-built and custom reports, and get real-time alerts when someone tampers with endpoint configurations, accidentally or intentionally. 

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Onboard new devices

Prevent insecure configurations from being introduced into the environment with a new device by applying CIS controls and benchmark recommendations to new devices automatically with multi-step policies. 

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CIS Controls 4.4; 4.5; 10.1; 13.2; 13.7: 

Deploy and maintain a firewall, anti-malware software, and host-based intrusion prevention and detection solutions on servers and end-user devices 

Deploy and update security solutions  

Ensure that your servers and end-user workstations are continuously protected with authorized and up-to-date security solutions, such as firewalls, anti-malware and intrusion detection and prevention systems. 

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Deploy security software

Automate the deployment of firewalls, anti-malware and other security solutions across any number of endpoints from a single App Store. Choose from ready-to-deploy applications, or upload your custom software.

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Update security solutions

Update security software timely and consistently from a single location. Automatically patch applications, tested by Action1, or upload new versions of your custom applications for further testing and deployment.

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Detect changes to security software

Get real-time alerts on changes to your security software that can make your endpoints vulnerable to attacks bring you out of compliance, such as removing an anti-malware solution from any endpoint.

Secure and Compliant CIS Compliance Tool

At Action1, security is our top priority. Action1 not only helps organizations implement CIS controls, but is also a secure solution itself, applying CIS recommendations and best practices to protect our users.

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Security features

Action1 enforces two-factor authentication, provides role-based-access and audit logs, and secures all connections with TLS 1.2 and AES-256.

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Compliant solution

Action1 is compliant with the requirements of security standards and regulations, such as SOC 2, ISO/IEC 27001 and NIST SP 800-171. 

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Secure remote access

Action1 saves you from poking extra holes in your firewall configuration, such as opening an inbound port for remote access to endpoints. 

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Why customers choose Action1

Tame complexity

Get up and running and start getting value in one hour with a solution that is easy to deploy and just works. No legacy technology, clunky tools, and feature overload.

Do it all in one place

Patch operating systems and applications, deploy security software, configure endpoints and maintain asset inventory — all from a single centralized location.

Stay flexible

Enable patch management, inventory and secure endpoint configuration the way your organization needs, with granular, easily customizable policies.

Break free from VPN

Update and manage remote and onsite endpoints with Action1 cloud-native platform. No company network, domain, VPN or driving is required.

Reach offline devices

Automatically catch up on updates, software deployment and script execution tasks as soon as offline endpoints get back online.

See phenomenal ROI

Get your first 100 endpoints free of any charge, with no strings attached. Scale up at a simple, all-inclusive price without hidden costs.

What Our Customers Say

Without adequate patch management in place, I would have to go around to each individual machine to keep them updated. It could leave us open to security vulnerabilities, as a manual approach always leaves a gap for patches to be missed

Chris Delez

Information Systems & Building Manager, Area Agency on Aging of Broward County

With our previous tool, we were under constant risk, as 20% of our network was not being patched with security updates because they were off-site or not joined to our company domain. Action1 addresses this security gap by enabling us to establish a robust patch management program that covers 100% of our devices.
Joe Holder

IT Director, The Arthur Companies

We are audited for ISO 27001:2018, and patch management is one of the requirements. Thanks to Action1, we’ve set up patching policies that meet our organization’s needs. As a result, we update the whole infrastructure in minutes. We also leverage Action1 to monitor the state of our IT assets as required by ISO 27001:2018.
Andrei Pastiu

Security Engineer, Yonder