[BESAdmin-Announcements] IBM BigFix Compliance: Updated CIS Checklist for Windows 8.1, published 2017-10-16

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Mon Oct 16 07:35:22 PDT 2017

IBM BigFix Compliance 

Updated CIS Checklist for Windows 8.1 to support a more recent version of 

Security Benchmark: 
CIS Microsoft Windows 8.1 Workstation Benchmark, v2.2.1

Published Sites: 
CIS Checklist for Windows 8.1, site version 5
(The site version is provided for air-gap customers.)

·       Both analysis and remediation checks are included
·       Some of the checks allow you to use the parameterized setting to 
enable customization for compliance evaluation. Note that parameterization 
and remediation actions require the creation of a custom site.  

Actions to take:
·       To subscribe to the above site, you can use the License Overview 
Dashboard to enable and gather the site. Note that you must be entitled to 
the BigFix Compliance product and you must be using IBM BigFix version 9.2 
and later. 
·       If you use custom sites, update your custom sites accordingly to 
use the latest content. You can synchronize your content by using the 
Synchronize Custom Checks wizard. For more information, see 

More information: 
To know more about the IBM BigFix Compliance SCM checklists, please see 
the following resources:
IBM Developer Works:

IBM BigFix Blog:

IBM BigFix Forum:

We hope you find this latest release of SCM content useful and effective. 
Thank you!
 -- The IBM BigFix Compliance team

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