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.

What Companies Using Cloud Services Need To Know About Their Risk Responsibilities

Cloud computing is not new to the cyber world; it’s here to stay. Web services are common in our everyday lives and workplaces, with things like Facebook, Salesforce, JIRA, Adobe, and GSuite all falling into the cloud-based category. But...

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Lessons Learned From The Garmin Cyberattack

In the cybersecurity industry we deal with news of breaches or potential threats nearly every day, but when you really think about it, it’s bizarrely rare how little these events impact our everyday lives. Yes, they impact the professional...

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Discover and Mitigate Cyber Risk Across Your Cloud Environment

Did you know that the volume of attacks on cloud services more than doubled in 2019? According to the 2020 Trustwave Global Security Report, cloud environments are now the third most targeted environment for cyber attacks. While these...

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July Employee Spotlight: Jen Jaworski

Name: Jen Jaworski

Job Title: Technical Research Quality Assurer and Player Development Coach

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

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What Does a Successful Third-Party Risk Management Program Look Like?

As digital transformation picks up pace, companies are working with more vendors than ever. According to Gartner, 60% of organizations now work with more than 1,000 third-party vendors — including partners, sub-contractors, and suppliers.

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Easy Security Wins: How Patching and Software Updates Impact Your Cybersecurity

As companies continue to try and manage the massive changes to work driven by COVID-19, security teams have faced immense pressure to rise to the challenge and keep companies secure. In the face of the large scale shift to work from home, ...

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What is Digital Risk Protection?

Digital risk protection (DRP) solutions can be powerful operational tools for security analysts and threat researchers looking to identify and address existing cyber risk exposures quickly. While these solutions can provide valuable...

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Enhance Vulnerability Mitigation With Security Performance Management

Did you know that 60% of breaches involve vulnerabilities for which a patch was available but not applied? Now, as business-targeted cyber attacks are on the rise, the ability to mitigate security vulnerabilities quickly and effectively is...

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Best Practices for Managing Third-party Risk in the Energy Sector

Back in May this year, President Trump issued an executive order banning US energy sector entities from acquiring electric equipment from foreign adversaries, citing potential cybersecurity threats.

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