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BitSight Is A Partner for Cybersecurity In Law Enforcement

You can tell a lot about someone by the company they keep, and the same goes for your security ratings partner. All security ratings are not created equal.

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Shadow IT: Your Urgent Questions Answered

Your IT department spends a great deal of time distributing security information and maintaining your organization’s internal security processes. Unfortunately, a persistent threat, deemed shadow IT, is still making its way into your...

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How To Prevent Organizational Data Leaks In 2021

It’s every security manager's worst nightmare. A member of the IT department reaches to alert that malicious software has been detected on an internal network, and the hacker potentially has access to layers of sensitive data. In the...

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Three Things You Should Ask Your Security Ratings Partner

BitSight was recently named a Leader in The Forrester New Wave™: Cybersecurity Risk Rating Solutions, Q1 2021.   As the creator and largest vendor by market presence in the category, we were honored to be recognized and to be the only...

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The Three T’s Behind Successful Enterprise Risk Management: Team, Technique, and Tools

Despite the best efforts from security and risk leaders, it can be extremely difficult to establish an efficient and effective enterprise risk management plan. As with anything that requires buy-in from the executive level, there has to be...

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How to Measure Cybersecurity Risk Across Your Digital Ecosystem

Cyber risk is everywhere. As organizations become increasingly interconnected — across business units, geographies, subsidiaries, remote offices, and third-party networks — the digital ecosystem is expanding rapidly. And this increased ...

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How CISOs Can Use Authority To Strengthen Supply Chain Cyber Security

The SolarWinds supply chain attack did more than just create cybersecurity problems for businesses and government agencies – it has had a strong impact on the mindset of CISOs. Already under stress, the incident further dispirited many...

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4 Must-have Best Practices for Better Vendor Risk Management

Vendor risk management is top of everyone’s mind in light of the recent SolarWinds supply chain attack and concerns around weak points in the COVID-19 vaccination supply chains. Both exemplify the need for organizations of all types to...

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The BitSight Team Answers Your Questions About The SolarWinds Hack

The SolarWinds hack, discovered in late 2020 when FireEye announced it had been targeted through a third party vulnerability, has now become one of the most widespread and impactful supply chain attacks in history. 

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