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BITSIGHT SECURITY RATINGS BLOG

Read about the latest cybersecurity news and get advice on third-party vendor risk management, reporting cybersecurity to the Board, managing cyber risks, benchmarking security performance, and more.

It’s Time for CISOs to Take a Seat at the Table

It doesn’t matter what business you’re in — cybersecurity has become extremely important to both your organization’s reputation and its bottom line. According to reports, the average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million.

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Worthwhile TPRM Certifications for Security & Risk Professionals

As the importance of third-party risk management (TPRM) continues to grow, organizations are hiring for related roles more seriously than ever before. To compensate, security and risk professionals are seeking out certification programs in...

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Cloud Security: Lessons Learned from the Capital One Data Breach

2019 has already been rife with cybersecurity woes. Unfortunately, as we enter the second half of the year, things are going from bad to worse. 

The recent Capital One data breach compromised the personal data of more than 100 million...

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State of BlueKeep Exposure & Insight Into Affected Systems

In the weeks since our previous post, we’ve seen development in the security community withthe release of an exploit into a commercial product as well as the announcement of theunreleased integration of an exploit into Rapid7’s Metasploit...

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Which Third-Party Risk Management Tools Do You Really Need?

With high-profile breaches being traced back to supply chain vulnerabilities and a regulatory environment that’s waking up to the realities of vendor risk, many organizations are investing heavily in third-party risk management (TPRM)...

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CISOs Are Burning Out: Here’s How to Fix It

Everyone experiences stress in their jobs, but security leaders may have it worse than most. According to Dark Reading, 60% of CISOs admit they rarely disconnect from work, while 88% work more than 40 hours per week. It’s no surprise that...

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IT Security Manager Responsibilities: Oversight, Reporting, Personnel Management

The role of IT security manager, information security manager, or cybersecurity manager will vary depending on a number of factors — industry, business size, network sophistication, and so on. However, a person in this role can expect to...

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Equifax Data Breach Settlement is a Warning Shot to Businesses Everywhere

The summer of 2019 is proving to be a cybersecurity record breaker – for all the wrong reasons.  In the past two weeks, businesses in Europe and the U.S. were levied massive penalties after probes into data breaches that left consumer data...

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Third-Party Insight into Triada & Related Families

A few weeks ago Google confirmed that there was malware pre-installed on a number of Android devices due to a supply-chain attack. The latest installment was discovered by security researchers from Dr.Web who have been investigating this...

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