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4 Tips for Reducing Your Company’s Cyber Exposure

If your organization is like many others, its cyber exposure continues to grow over time. During the pandemic, as attackers sought to exploit unprecedented changes in work environments, 35% of cyberattacks used previously unseen malware...

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3 Ways CISOs Can Brief Executives and Board Members on Cybersecurity IT Governance

Cybersecurity incidents are on the rise, and the monetary setbacks for victims are considerable. The average cost of a data breach in the U.S. has soared to nearly $8.6 million, and these costs are expected to grow by 15% over the next...

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How to Set a Cybersecurity Baseline for Your Vendors – and Hold Them to It

Your supply chain is more critical now than ever. Vendors and third parties are essential to helping your organization scale to meet demand, gain access to greater resources, respond to new work models, and remain competitive.

But...

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What You Need To Know About The Kaseya Ransomware Attack; And Why You Shouldn’t Be Surprised

It happened again - another disruptive ransomware attack. On July 2, 2021 Kaseya, a Florida-based software provider that provides Remote Management Monitoring, warned of its software being abused to deploy ransomware on end-customers'...

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Cybersecurity Readiness: What Is It and How Do You Evaluate Yours?

Cybersecurity readiness is the ability to identify, prevent, and respond to cyber threats.

Yet despite the daily headlines and warnings, organizations struggle to achieve cybersecurity readiness. Just look at the statistics: 78% of...

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What Is Cybersecurity Compliance? An Industry Guide

If you operate in specific sectors, cybersecurity maturity is more than a best practice, it’s a regulatory requirement. These regulations are complex and constantly changing. To help you better understand your organization's regulatory...

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Cyber Security Risk Modeling: What Is It And How Does It Benefit Your Organization?

As cyber security threats proliferate, cyber risk conversations are no longer limited to the Security Operations Center (SOC); they command the attention of the C-suite and the boardroom.

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Taking Data Privacy Further: Prioritizing Privacy and Continuous Improvement

BitSight, the Standard in Security Ratings, has established itself as not only a clear leader in security ratings but now also in the burgeoning field of data privacy.

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A Deep Dive into the Digital Operational Resilience Act

The European Union (EU) will soon launch a new regulation that will require banks and firms in the global financial industry to mature their third-party risk management programs to include set cybersecurity requirements – which will...

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