Beyond Compliance: Hardening Your Host OS with CIS Benchmarks to Stop Breaches


Security hardening with CIS benchmark is crucial for compliance standards (PCI, HIPAA, NIST, etc.) and protection against threats. Legacy vulnerability management tools are insufficient. Join our webinar to learn how CrowdStrike Falcon® Exposure Management’s AI-powered prioritization, combined with its native Security Configuration Assessment aligns with CIS Benchmarks, and provides instant awareness of your host configurations across Mac, Windows, and Linux. Powered by a single-agent, console, and AI-native platform, our intuitive policy customization enables you to stop breaches before they happen.

In this session, we’ll cover:

  • The importance of CIS benchmarks in hardening your host OS
  • A real-world use case demonstrating how adversaries exploit misconfigurations in non-compliant hosts
  • A live demo of Falcon Exposure Management Security Configuration Assessment (SCA) showcasing real-time assessment and hardening of OS configurations across your enterprise

Featured Speakers

Kamil Imtiaz

Director, Product Marketing, IT Sec Ops, CrowdStrike

Kamil Imtiaz has 25+ years of experience in cybersecurity, especially in network security, advanced cyber threat protection, security operations and threat intelligence. Having been in various product management and marketing positions at companies like Juniper, Cisco, Palo Alto Networks, Zscaler and other cutting-edge startups, he brings a unique perspective to how organizations can drastically reduce their cyber risks with CrowdStrike's Falcon Exposure Management.

David Bruce

Sr. Product Manager, Exposure Management, CrowdStrike

David started his career in the finance industry on financial automation systems but quickly pivoted into compliance and regulatory authority matters. After over a decade spent as a practitioner in that space, he moved into cybersecurity engineering, public sector cybersecurity, and later consulting. Most recently David has spent his time on the vendor side of the industry focused on providing solutions for heavily regulated industries and the challenges they face in driving better security and compliance. David is part of the CrowdStrike product management team and is primarily focused on Exposure Management and how to best manage risks to, and within, an organization.

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