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What Is the Benefit To an Outside-In Approach to Security Ratings?

When BitSight pioneered the security ratings market over six years ago, it was the first to use the outside-in approach to security ratings. Although not initially intuitive to many people, the value of this approach has become...


The Top 10 Cybersecurity Articles Of 2017: A Recap

2018 is right around the corner, and while we’re looking forward to what’s coming, we’re also thinking back on the best of this year. Here’s a look at 10 of our most frequently viewed cybersecurity articles in 2017.


BitSight Releases ROBOT Vulnerability Identification Feature

Within the BitSight Security Ratings platform, we prioritize features specifically chosen to help organizations identify and manage risks across their own networks and the networks of their third parties. BitSight now enables users to...


To Quote Or Decline? Using Security Ratings To Validate Cyber Underwriting Decisions

Determining whether you should quote or decline a cyber insurance applicant is an extensive and critical process. Typically, the decision is made after gaining an understanding of what the company does, identifying critical application...


5 Highlights Of The NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulations

In March 2017, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) cybersecurity regulations—known as 23 NYCRR Part 500—went into effect. According to the regulation, “any Person operating under or required to operate under a license,...


Extra Budget 101: Invest in Your Cybersecurity and Risk Program

As security and risk professionals work to finish out the year, they must also be thoughtful about planning for 2018. While it’s great to end the last quarter of the business year on a strong note, it’s even more critical for businesses...


What You Need To Know About Vendor Compliance

Compliance, at its core, is a legal responsibility. It is defined as “act or process of doing what you have been asked or ordered to do.” Creating a successful vendor compliance program isn’t as simple as asking third parties to comply...


A Year in Review: A Look Back on BitSight’s 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we can’t help but be grateful for what a banner year this has been for BitSight.


Cyber Resilience vs. Cybersecurity: A Quick Comparison of Terms

If you operate in the cybersecurity or business continuity space, you’ve probably heard some reference to cyber resilience. While it has become a bit of an industry buzzword, it’s also a useful construct that should have important...


Using BitSight Security Ratings to Foster Close Vendor Relationships

In today’s business landscape, it’s critical to manage the risk that your vendors, or third parties, can pose to your business — and it’s not always the easiest task. It requires that organizations not only have the ability to...

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