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Achieve CIS Controls v8 Compliance with Microsoft 365 and PlexHosted

CIS Controls v8 is a globally recognized standard for cybersecurity best practices, essential for protecting your organization's data and systems. With PlexHosted, leveraging Microsoft 365's robust toolset, you can achieve and maintain CIS Controls v8 compliance effortlessly.

The Importance of CIS Controls v8 Compliance

CIS Controls v8 compliance is critical for implementing effective cybersecurity measures to protect against evolving threats. Compliance ensures your organization follows a set of prioritized actions to mitigate risks, safeguard data, and enhance overall security posture.

Leveraging Microsoft 365 for CIS Controls v8 Compliance

Microsoft 365 provides a comprehensive suite of tools that facilitate CIS Controls v8 compliance. With services such as Azure Active Directory, Intune, and Defender, Microsoft 365 helps secure your operational environment through:

  • ​Secure Configuration: Implements best practices for securing hardware and software configurations.

  • Access Control Management: Ensures that only authorized users have access to sensitive information.

  • Continuous Vulnerability Management: Regularly scans for and addresses vulnerabilities in your systems.

PlexHosted: Your Trusted Partner in CIS Controls v8 Compliance

While Microsoft 365 provides the necessary tools, achieving full CIS Controls v8 compliance requires expert implementation and continuous management. PlexHosted specializes in managing your Microsoft 365 environment to ensure ongoing compliance with CIS Controls v8 standards.

Comprehensive Security Solutions

Our turn-key security solutions cover all aspects of your Microsoft 365 environment, from initial setup to ongoing management. We handle:

  • ​Setup and Migration: Seamlessly transition your existing infrastructure to Microsoft 365.

  • Identity Protection: Implement robust security controls, including MFA and conditional access.

  • Device Management: Enroll and secure both corporate and personal devices.

Continuous Monitoring and Management

PlexHosted provides continuous monitoring to detect and respond to threats, ensuring your environment remains secure and compliant. Our services include:

  • Risk Management: Conduct regular risk assessments and vulnerability scans.

  • Compliance Management: Maintain operational security compliance and address any non-compliance issues.

  • Incident Response: Rapidly respond to security incidents with expert remediation.

Expert Support and Consulting

Our team of certified experts offers comprehensive support and consulting services to help you navigate the complexities of NIST compliance. We provide:


  • Security Awareness Training: Equip your team with the knowledge to maintain compliance.

  • Audit Preparation: Assist in preparing for internal and external audits.

  • Ongoing Support: Ensure your environment remains secure with continuous support and updates.

Secure Your Cloud IT Infrastructure Today

Ready to achieve CIS Controls v8 compliance with Microsoft 365? Contact PlexHosted today to learn more about our managed services and how we can help you secure your operational environment.

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