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Why Bayer Chose BitSight

Companies must build a “trust and verify” strategy when it comes to managing third party risk. Requesting documentation about a supplier’s security performance is good – but how can you verify it? How can you continuously review...

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Forecasting and Advanced Analytics: Building a Solid Security Strategy For 2020

2020 is not only the beginning of a new year, but the start of a new decade, and with it comes the dawn of a new era for the digital world. We’re now in the midst of the once far-off, “futuristic” time periods old books and movies used to...

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What Role Does Procurement Play in Supply Chain Risk Management?

Thanks to globalization and rapidly developing technology, enterprise involves more connections than ever before, and more connections means more risk in the supply chain.

Supply chain risk extends past those suppliers with whom you’re...

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BitSight Honored as CRN® Tech Innovator Award Winner

In recognition of our groundbreaking innovation and true differentiation in serving the IT channel, we’re proud to announce that the BitSight Peer Analytics solution has been selected as a winner in the CRN 2019 Tech Innovator Awards.

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Cyber-Attack on Indian Nuclear Power Plant Exposes Threat of “Snooping” Malware

On October 20th, 2019, authorities in India confirmed that one of its nuclear power plants had been hacked. The malware attack on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP), first noticed on September 4th, has since been attributed to the...

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Texas Senate Bill 820: New Regulation Takes Aim at Cyber Threats in Education Sector

Schools and colleges are facing an alarming increase in cybersecurity incidents. Some hackers seek ransoms while others see value in scooping up personally identifiable information to sell to identity thieves.

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Cloud outsourcing poses new challenges for regulators and Financial Services

Cyber risk and regulatory compliance are two sides of the same coin in the Financial Services sector. Together, they spur Financial Services companies to take action to protect customers, their business and the global financial ecosystem...

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The Biggest Challenge for CISOs Isn't What You Think

The biggest challenge for CISOs in the next five years won’t be blockbuster malware, shadow IT, the explosion of connected devices, or even regulatory pressure.

The biggest challenge will be a human one: hiring and retaining enough skilled...

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3 Ways to Avoid the Top Causes of Data Breaches

As the number and costs of cyber-attacks and data breaches continue to rise, more money is being thrown at the problem. IDC projects that by 2022, organizations will spend $133.8 billion to protect their IT infrastructures against...

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