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Venky Ganesan on BitSight and the Target Breach

On December 20, 2013, soon after news of Target’s data breach broke, Venky Ganesan (Managing Director at Menlo Ventures and BitSight Board Member) talked about BitSight on CNBC. When asked about cutting edge technology in the cyber risk...


Happy Holidays from BitSight Technologies

Tis' the season for joy, cheer, and lots of reflection!

Here at BitSight, we wanted to take a minute to thank our friends, family, investors, advisors, customers and employees – basically, everyone who has helped us along the way!  2013...


OCC Guidance: Ongoing Monitoring & Third-Party Risk Management

In October, the Office of the Comptroller of Currency (OCC) issued new guidance for banks regarding third party risk management, listing one of their reasons for issuing these guidelines as failure by the banks "to perform adequate due...


The Third Party Risk Perspective: JPMorgan Chase UCARD Data Breach

Earlier this month, tech security blogs and mainstream news outlets reported on a large data breach that affected banking giant JPMorgan Chase. During the event, which lasted from mid-July to mid-September, the personal information of...


UPDATED: So many vendors ... but who's to blame for the breach?

The local news is abuzz with a story of Boston convention attendees being victims of a credit card data breach.  The impact is small -  only about 300 people have been affected - but there seems to be a lot of finger pointing and...


Mapping Data to Get "A Different Perspective" for Security Ratings

I'm excited to announce the release of another great BitSight Insights report! In A Different Perspective, Stephen Boyer, BitSight's CTO and Co-Founder, provides some insight into a key component of our security ratings process: our IP...


More thoughts on the BitSight Industry Security Effectiveness Report

In late November, we released the first of our quarterly BitSight Insights reports, in which we analyzed the security effectiveness ratings for 70 Fortune 200 companies in 4 key industries: technology, finance, energy and retail.  We...

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