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BlueKeep Continues to Plague the World a Year After Emergence

Since its advent in May 2019, BlueKeep (CVE-2019-0708) has been observed to pose risks to information security worldwide. It is a vulnerability associated with a wide range of Microsoft operating systems that affords a bad actor leverage...

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Protecting Sensitive Data: 4 Things To Keep In Mind

Given the recent security breaches and reported hacking attempts, it is increasingly important for companies to have a handle on their most sensitive data. Sensitive data can include employees’ personal information, customer information,...

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How DataOps is Transforming How Business Handles Data

You are building a mission-critical big data infrastructure. You have a team of talented software engineers who are dragged into internal meetings with various stakeholders and customers as data and product Subject Matter Experts. You have...

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BitSight Study: Healthcare Sector is Far Too Vulnerable to Cyber Threats

Healthcare is under attack. Hospitals, doctors’ networks, insurance companies, and others are prime targets for hackers due to the valuable protected health information (PHI) they store and the vital role they play in our nation’s critical...

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Data Insights on the BlueKeep Vulnerability

On May 14th, Microsoft issued a warning about the BlueKeep vulnerability (CVE-2019-0708) affecting Remote Desktop Services Protocol (RDP), a component common in most versions of Microsoft Windows that allows remote access to its graphical...

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BitSight Offers Valuable Insight Into Breach Trends

Over the last several months, members of our product team have been working to aggregate all of BitSight’s security ratings data and highlight important insights about patterns in data breaches. In fact, BitSight boasts one of the largest...

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The Value of Sinkholing: It’s In the Numbers

In 2014, BitSight acquired AnubisNetworks, a real-time data threat provider based in Portugal. The integration of AnubisNetworks extends BitSight’s position as the leading provider of cybersecurity ratings for organizations around the...

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5 Examples Of Sensitive Data Hackers Look For

As a security professional navigating the new challenges 2020 is bringing to cybersecurity, it’s critical to understand the ways your organization’s data could be exposed. Sensitive data is critical, safeguarded information. Different...

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