Test Your Security Configuration

Download CIS-CAT® Lite Today

CIS-CAT Lite is the free assessment tool developed by the CIS (Center for Internet Security, Inc.). CIS-CAT Lite helps users implement secure configurations for multiple technologies. With unlimited scans available via CIS-CAT Lite, your organization can download and start implementing CIS Benchmarks in minutes.

The tool is available in two varieties: v3 and v4. Version 3 contains the popular Graphical User Interface (GUI) and primarily offers scans of local systems, while version 4 offers the robust CIS Controls Assessment Module and offers local and remote system assessment. The CIS Controls Assessment Module allows you to assess against the CIS Controls V7.1 Implementation Group 1 cybersecurity best practices for Windows 10.

With CIS-CAT Lite, You Can Easily:

Instantly check your systems against CIS Benchmarks
Receive a compliance score 1-100
Follow remediation steps to improve your security

Compare Key Features

Compare the key features of CIS-CAT Lite and CIS-CAT Pro to understand the differences between the various versions:
CIS-CAT Lite and Pro Comparison Chart

Upgrade to CIS SecureSuite® Membership

Invest in cybersecurity with a CIS SecureSuite Membership: 

  • - CIS-CAT Pro, with over 80 CIS Benchmarks
  • - Remediation content to automatically implement secure configurations
  • - Assistance with compliance obligations for FISMA, HIPAA, PCI and more
  • - CIS Benchmark customization through CIS WorkBench
  • - Technical support from CIS developers
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Download our tool today and start assessing your IT systems at no cost


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