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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...

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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...

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Third-Party Insight into Triada & Related Families

A few weeks ago Google confirmed that there was malware pre-installed on a number of Android devices due to a supply-chain attack. The latest installment was discovered by security researchers from Dr.Web who have been investigating...

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An Update on the State of Cyber Risk in Spain

Today ElevenPaths, the Telefónica Group’s global cybersecurity unit, released a report highlighting cybersecurity trends for the first half of 2019. As a follow-up to a November 2018 report, ElevenPaths again takes a close look at how...

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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...

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The State of Cyber Risk in Spain

In Spain,cybersecurity is becoming more of a priority among businesses across all industries. One way to quantify these cybersecurity postures is by looking at Spain’s security ratings across all markets. In Spain, Bitsight Security...

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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...

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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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A Tale of An Industry: The Finance Sector & Data Breach Type Trends

September marked a month of heated discussion concerning data privacy issues, with continuing coverage in the media regarding breaches at major, global institutions. BitSight looked into the types of breaches experienced by the finance...

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