Cybersecurity

BitSight Honored as CRN® Tech Innovator Award Winner

John Kelly | November 11, 2019

In recognition of our groundbreaking innovation and true differentiation in serving the IT channel, we’re proud to announce that the BitSight Peer Analytics solution has been selected as a winner in the CRN 2019 Tech Innovator Awards.

These annual awards honor innovative hardware, software, and services. CRN editors evaluated hundreds of products, across 34 technology categories using criteria, including technological advancements, uniqueness of features, and potential to help solution providers solve common IT challenges. This year BitSight Peer Analytics took top honors in the Security – Risk Management category.

Peer Analytics is a groundbreaking solution in the cyber risk management marketplace and we’re thrilled that CRN has recognized its value to the channel. CRN’s Tech Innovator Awards represent some of the most important and advanced solutions available to resellers, and we’re honored to be part of this year’s recipients. 

“CRN’s Tech Innovator Awards honor technology vendors who work tirelessly to craft ground-breaking solutions for end users, matching the speed of the channel’s evolution,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “The winners in this year’s award categories deserve congratulations for their success in driving IT innovation forward for solution providers and their customers.”

BitSight leverages a "Partner First" go to market strategy as we know there is no way we can scale to meet the rapidly growing demands of the Security Rating Services space alone.  Our over 150 outstanding reseller partners worldwide are critical to every part of our customer interaction from introduction of the solution to delivering ongoing services that support our customers’ needs.  Resellers have been integral to our obtaining the dominant market leadership position we have, and will only continue to play a larger role as we solve more and more critical business issues for customers around the globe.

 

Peer Analytics: Understand cybersecurity performance in the context of your peers

It has never been more important for security and risk leaders, executives, and board members to know their industry’s security performance standards and perform peer and sector-wide security benchmarking.

Knowing and meeting the industry security performance standard is critical for organizations to win new business and remain competitive in their respective markets. Furthermore, organizations face legal liability for failing to meet customer requirements and standards of care for cybersecurity. 

But due to the ever-changing nature of the cyber landscape, expectations and standards of care are constantly in flux – what was “adequate” security yesterday may not be today. Traditional approaches to cyber assessment (like point-in-time security audits and compliance reviews) provide only limited internal security performance analysis with no insight into industry-wide standards for a comprehensive, real-time comparative assessment. 

To address this need and help our customers meet industry standards of care, in early 2019, we launched BitSight Peer Analytics.

Achieve critical peer group cybersecurity performance measurements

The latest Security Performance Management offering on the BitSight Platform, Peer Analytics enables organizations to meet and surpass their industry standard by helping them discover the security performance standard within their markets and identify performance gaps and discrepancies with their peers. Using this insight, they can then identify a security performance target that makes sense for them in relation to that group, effectively allocate limited resources, and create improvement plans. 

With Peer Analytics they can also report critical, meaningful metrics about their security program to executives, directors, and customers and regulators.

Learn more about BitSight Peer Analytics and request a demo to see it in action.

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