Security benchmark tools available

Friday, 4 October 2002, 10:18 AM EST

All federal agencies can now freely distribute and use the security configuration tools developed by the independent Center for Internet Security and endorsed by federal security experts.

The General Services Administration's Federal Computer Incident Response Center this week announced an agreement signed with CIS for the redistribution licenses, paid for by FedCIRC, the National Security Agency, the Defense Department and other federal organizations.

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