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Get Ahead of the Quantum Computing Security Threat

Quantum computing has the ability to change the world, both for better and worse, and while it may be far off in the future, security teams need to start preparing for the new reality it will usher in.

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BitSight’s John Kelly Recognized by CRN as a 2020 Channel Chief

BitSight is proud to announce that John Kelly, BitSight’s vice president of global channel sales, has been named to CRN’s 2020 Channel Chiefs list. The annual award recognizes an elite group of IT channel leaders who drive the channel...

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ElevenPaths CyberSecurity Report Outlines Cyber Risk Ratings by Sector

ElevenPaths, Telefonica’s Cybersecurity Unit, recently released a new report that summarizes the latest cybersecurity insights from the second half of 2019 — covering everything from relevant incidents and vulnerabilities to cyber risk...

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February Employee Spotlight: Rita Soldi

Name: Rita Soldi

Job Title: Software Engineer

What do you do at BitSight and when did you start?

I’ve been here since 2018 - almost two years now. One year and eight months. I work on delivering new features to the BitSight Security...

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New Study Reveals Cybersecurity Risks in the World’s Largest Airports

Back in 1990, Hollywood producers imagined a complex plot in which an army of mercenaries with malicious intent hack into and take over the air traffic control system at Washington Dulles International Airport. The result was the classic...

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Do You Need to Create Segmented Networks to Protect Critical Assets?

Network segmentation — the act of dividing a network into multiple smaller, isolated networks that are not visible from the outside — has long been used to reduce cyber risk. At its core, segmentation assumes a “zero trust” approach to...

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New Windows Vulnerabilities Highlight Patch Management Challenges

For anyone in IT (and even home computer users), Microsoft’s monthly “Patch Tuesday” is an important part of their cyber hygiene routine. This month’s update proved to be a particularly critical one.

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FFIEC IT Handbook Updates: Business Continuity Is 2020 Focus

In November 2019, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) released an update to the Information Technology Examination Handbook (IT Handbook). This handbook is a guide for examiners at its member agencies, which...

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Windows 7 End of Life: What Organizations Are Using the Now Outdated OS?

This week, Microsoft ended support for the Windows 7 operating system. Among other implications, Microsoft will no longer issue security patches for the nine-year-old OS. Any organization relying on the OS moving forward could be...

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