Center for Internet Security Configuration Assessment Tool (CIS-CAT)

Information Assurance (IA) recommends that you begin the process of hardening University servers, workstations, or databases by running the Center for Internet Security’s Configuration Assessment Tool (CIS-CAT). The CIS-CAT software is available from the hardening page at safecomputing linked below.

Safecomputing Hardening

IA also maintains a collection of Windows GPOs to help secure systems in Active Directory.

Information Assurance GPO Collection

U-M units are free to use any of the CIS tools provided by IA on their U-M systems. CIS-CAT may also be used on personal systems that are used for University business.