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Making the Case for Vendor Security to the C-Suite

You’re responsible for information security at your organization. You dedicate yourself every day to identifying weaknesses and patching vulnerabilities in your network. You’ve developed policies to protect employees from cyber threats....


Upgrading to the Django Rest Framework V3

Due to security, reliability, and growth reasons, organizations are constantly upgrading their software to newer releases. Some upgrades are incremental and minor in nature. Others, like the upgrade from Django Rest Framework (DRF) V2...


Tips for Explaining Technical Things in Simple Terms to Non-Technical Executives

You don’t have to be a CIO to know that a great IT department is crucial to the success of any large organization. With the rise of big data, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things, technology promises to become an even...


The Value of Sinkholing: It’s In the Numbers

In 2014, BitSight acquired AnubisNetworks, a real-time data threat provider based in Portugal. The integration of AnubisNetworks extends BitSight’s position as the leading provider of cybersecurity ratings for organizations around the...


The Cost Of Cyber Risk: How Security Ratings Help With Policy Pricing

Policy pricing is something every insurance company and underwriter struggles with at some point. The primary issue is differentiating between the risk an applicant presents and the information you’re given. Let’s take a closer look at...


BitSight Hackathon 2017

For the second year in a row, BitSight gave its engineers, product managers, and data and research scientists the day off from normal work to make something cool. The hackathon day had all the typical stuff: awesome custom-designed...


8 Relevant, Dangerous Ransomware Examples

The threat of ransomware has been ever present in 2020, especially within the high-stakes industries like healthcare and those involved in the election. According to Verizon's 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, 24% of security...


A Breakdown Of Terms In The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If your company processes the data of individuals who reside in the European Union, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is likely a hot topic around the office right now. Once the regulation goes into effect in May 2018,...

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