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The BitSight and Moody's Partnership: A New Era For Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is one of the biggest threats to global commerce in the 21st century.

By providing data-driven insights into cybersecurity, we can empower the marketplace to make better, risk-informed decisions and create a more secure...

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4 Critical Success Factors for Effective Security Risk Management

With the average cost of a data breach in the U.S. reaching nearly $8.6 million, your organization can’t afford to ignore cybersecurity risk. Indeed, the need for security risk management is greater than ever. When cyber risk is managed...

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What are Cyber Security False Positives and How Can You Prevent Them?

Imagine you've alerted your IT team to a critical infrastructure error plaguing your network. You ask them to drop their current work and focus on immediate remediation of this detected vulnerability. After further investigation,...

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How to Make a Successful Case for Cybersecurity Funding

With cyberattacks on the rise, security investments are more important than ever. Still, the pandemic has forced many organizations to reconsider how they allocate their IT dollars. Between the new work-from-home paradigm and the...

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4 Ways to Improve Cybersecurity Collaboration Between Security Teams and the C-Suite

Recent events have made cybersecurity a top concern among C-suite executives. The SolarWinds breach, Capital One incident, and Colonial Pipeline attack are just a few of the noteworthy events that have made CEOs and CFOs take active...

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IoT Cybersecurity: How Your Organization Can Tame the Wild West

From sensors on the factory floor to those that guide autonomous vehicles, the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how we live and work. Over the coming years, IoT will continue to change our world, with the number of connected...

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4 Tips for Reducing Your Company’s Cyber Exposure

If your organization is like many others, its cyber exposure continues to grow over time. During the pandemic, as attackers sought to exploit unprecedented changes in work environments, 35% of cyberattacks used previously unseen malware...

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5 Essential Elements of a Municipal Cyber Security Plan

Cyberattacks on state and local governments are on the rise. In 2020, more than 100 government agencies, including municipalities, were targeted with ransomware – an increasingly popular attack vector

These incidents are costly and...

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Do You Have What it Takes to Achieve Digital Resilience?

The term “digital resilience” has gained momentum over the past few years as cybersecurity threats have grown, but what does it really mean? And how can a company become digitally resilient?

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