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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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What’s Most Notable in Biden’s Cybersecurity Executive Order?

In light of recent significant attacks targeting the U.S. government, the Biden administration issued an Executive Order (EO) on cybersecurity on May 8, 2021.

Overall, the EO starts to fill in some critical gaps in US government...

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BitSight Observations Into Hafnium Part Four: Who Is Still Vulnerable?

The unfolding Hafnium attack is the latest event in the trend of cyber events. CISO’s are starting to recognize that enterprise cyber security is being redefined to mean me and all my suppliers, or  the combination of first and third...

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Should Security Ratings Require Independent Verification?

As a recent Forrester report highlighted, there are many cybersecurity ratings available. Security ratings have a valuable place in your overall cyber risk mitigation strategy, for many reasons.

Not all security ratings are equal though.

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BitSight Is A Partner for Cybersecurity In Law Enforcement

You can tell a lot about someone by the company they keep, and the same goes for your security ratings partner. All security ratings are not created equal.

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Three Things You Should Ask Your Security Ratings Partner

BitSight was recently named a Leader in The Forrester New Wave™: Cybersecurity Risk Rating Solutions, Q1 2021.   As the creator and largest vendor by market presence in the category, we were honored to be recognized and to be the only...

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4 Must-have Best Practices for Better Vendor Risk Management

Vendor risk management is top of everyone’s mind in light of the recent SolarWinds supply chain attack and concerns around weak points in the COVID-19 vaccination supply chains. Both exemplify the need for organizations of all types to...

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