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With such a lack of maturity rampant in vendor risk management, it should come as no surprise that only 44% of organizations report on third-party risk to their executives and boards on a regular...

Some 97% consider cyber risk to be an important or critical issue, and 78% of those surveyed would refuse a partnership with a company that had poor cybersecurity performance, according to a new...

Tech companies that issue remote patches and remote updates to customers are big targets for attackers because of their broad trusted relationships with customers, says Jake Olcott, vice president...

These steps for a successful pen test were gathered from personal experience, conversations with professionals including Stephen Boyer, founder and CTO of BitSight, as well as numerous discussions...

An earlier report by security ratings company BitSight found that larger firms were likely to have self-inflicted holes in their defenses. 

"This is yet another example of why it is critical that companies perform cyber due diligence prior to an acquisition or investment," says Jake Olcott, vice president of communications and...

BitSight, the Global Standard in Security Ratings, today announced that it has closed $60 million in Series D funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $155 million. BitSight’s Series D...

In its study of third-party app risk, BitSight researchers found that vulnerable apps are common across all industries, with the vulnerabilities including data leakage, privilege abuse,...

Jake Olcott, vice president of strategic partnerships for security ratings firm BitSight, points to three main use cases for security ratings in cyber insurance. The first, as previously...

Stephen Boyer, CTO and co-founder of Bitsight, says that it's no wonder that criminals are still using email as a primary attack vector for malware. "I can send you a message without any previous...

The incidents are symptomatic of the heightening risks organizations face from third parties providing various business services, says Stephen Boyer, CTO and co-founder of BitSight. With many...

"You always have to read the fine print and make sure you actually got the coverages you were expecting," says Samit Shah, insurance solutions manager at BitSight. "There are coverages out there that...