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Cybersecurity Visualization Techniques to Gain Executive Buy-In

CISOs and other security leaders need buy-in from the Board and executive team in order to run effective cybersecurity programs. This requires communicating data about threats and cybersecurity performance in ways that are easy to...

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EU NIS Directive: The European Union’s First Cybersecurity-focused Legislation

Last month, the EU NIS Directive (Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems) went into effect. This directive is the first EU-wide piece of legislation specifically focused on cybersecurity. Its goal is to “achieve a high...

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Many Third-Party Risk Management Programs are Missing Continuous Monitoring

If you’ve done your homework as a cybersecurity professional, then you know that third-party vendors with substandard security controls and processes could be putting your organization at risk.

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BitSight Joins Local Boston Companies Participating in Annual Pride Parade

On June 9th, a BitSight team participated in the annual Boston Pride parade for the first time. Boston Pride is a celebration of the city's LGBTQ community and its allies that brings thousands of marchers and spectators into the streets....

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NIST Cybersecurity Framework Now Includes Guidance For Federal Agencies

Recently, the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) released a guide for federal agencies to apply the NIST Cybersecurity Framework to government affairs. This comes during a time of heightened attention on the government’s...

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How Secure is that Third Party Mobile App?

In a world where business is increasingly conducted on mobile devices, it is imperative that organizations offer mobile applications to serve their customer base. In fact, for many businesses, mobile applications are one of the primary...

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A Conversation with MJ Porcello, BitSight’s VP of People & Talent

As the leader in security ratings, BitSight had a monumental year of growth moving into 2018 and we have no plans of slowing down. So far this year, 75 new employees have been hired globally with plans to hire more. This brings the current...

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