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BITSIGHT SECURITY RATINGS BLOG

Read about the latest cybersecurity news and get advice on third-party vendor risk management, reporting cybersecurity to the Board, managing cyber risks, benchmarking security performance, and more.

How to Be Confident In Your Third-Party Risk Management Program

When it comes to third-party risk management (TPRM), many organizations are just beginning to figure out the core components of their program — and some are not implementing any measures to monitor their third parties at all.

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Software Risk Management: 3 Tips for Project & Product Managers

The development and deployment of software applications is inherently risky; a number of things can go wrong both during development and after launch. Project and product managers must stay aware of risks coming from a variety of areas,...

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Recent Breach Attempt Highlights Australia’s Need for Stronger Risk Management Controls

Last week, unknown threat actors attempted to hack the Australian federal Parliament’s computer network and the servers used by every politician, staffer, and security officer in Parliament House. Authorities believe there is a strong...

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Breaking Down Cyber Basics: Understanding Vulnerabilities, Threats & Exploits

In 2019, cyber incidents will be the second most important global business risk.  The more cyber incidents that continue to happen on a global scale, the more critical it is for users to understand how to classify the dangers that exist...

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The Time is Now: NYDFS Deadline Means Risk Managers Need to Focus on Third-Party Risk

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...

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What You Can Do Today to Prevent A Data Breach

When it comes to data breach prevention, there are plenty of guides for reducing risk in the long term. While it’s definitely valuable to be working on a data breach prevention strategy with 6-month, 1-year, or 5-year goals, not every...

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Forecasting: The Missing Link in Your Annual Security Performance Planning Process

When it comes to security performance management within your organization, how do your security teams measure performance? If they’re using security ratings, they know that this objective, quantitative measurement is an effective place to...

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Cybersecurity and Banking: 3 Trends to Watch in 2019

Banks have always been at the forefront of enterprise cybersecurity. Their enormous stores of cash and consumer data have made them a top target for hackers, and the threat of financial losses, regulatory consequences, and reputational...

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Forrester Recognizes BitSight as a Leader in Cybersecurity Risk Rating Solutions

This past Tuesday, BitSight was named a Leader in The Forrester New Wave™: Cybersecurity Risk Rating Solutions, Q4 2018 evaluation. This report evaluates the current offering and strategy of vendors in a particular technology market, such...

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