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  • Security ratings are valuable, objective indicators of an organization’s security performance, especially when you’re looking to mitigate third-party risk, assess the cybersecurity posture of a potential acquisition, or benchmark performance against industry peers and competitors. Thousands of organizations across the globe have turned to BitSight Security Ratings as a tool to better understand cy...

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  • BitSight Security Ratings for Benchmarking enable organizations to quantify their cyber risk, measure the impact of risk mitigation efforts, benchmark their performance against industry peers, and report security progress and cybersecurity metrics & results to Boards of Directors more clearly and effectively. Learn more at: https://www.bitsighttech.com/security-ratings-for-benchmarking

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  • Since third party vendors are not under direct supervision, they are typically the weakest link of an enterprise’s IT security landscape. The largest organizations have tens of thousands of vendors, which makes managing this type of risk particularly challenging. For many organizations, it’s simply impossible to communicate with every vendor on a frequent basis about their security posture.

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  • In February of 2017, Australia’s Federal Parliament passed the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017, amending the Privacy Act of 1988. These new mandatory breach notification requirements officially went into effect last month, February 22, 2018. The Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme establishes new requirements for organizations around the notification of data breaches that a...

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  • It’s no surprise that cybersecurity remains a top concern for business leaders today. In fact, PwC’s 2018 CEO Survey showed cyber threats rose from its position as the #10 organizational threat in 2017 to #4. As such, the market for cybersecurity solutions is extremely large, with forecasts putting the expected spending on security solutions at over $100 billion by 2020 (according to Gartner and I...

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  • BitSight pioneered the security rating services market and is the most widely used security rating across the globe. BitSight analyzes security incidents and practices, applies complex algorithms, and produces daily, easy-to-understand security ratings. The BitSight Security Ratings platform delivers quick, data-driven collaboration between first and third parties so you can scale your vendor risk...

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  • A few months back we added a new feature to the heart of our security ratings portal: the ability for users to not only filter companies in their portfolios, but also to see real-time updated counts of how many "filtered" companies match their selected filter criteria. In practice, this allows users to quickly see, for example, all of their vendors in the Technology or Finance industry with an IP ...

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  • In today’s day and age, reducing cyber risk needs to be a priority for your organization — but what is the most effective way to tackle building your security program? For seven years, BitSight has proven that we have the most time-tested, trusted, and actionable security ratings that are now used by over 1,000 customers. But when you become a BitSight customer, what are the benefits that you actu...

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BitSight Technologies
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  • Last year, there were several new cybersecurity developments introduced around the globe to reduce the risk of catastrophic cyber events at critical infrastructure. These include regulations from the New York Department of Financial Services (NY DFS), the White House’s Executive Order on Cybersecurity, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), China’s new Cybersecurity Law, and Hong Kong...

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BitSight Technologies
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  • Companies typically buy several lines of insurance—from property, to general liability, to professional liability. When something goes wrong, it’s common for a company to run to its insurance provider and claim that it has coverage. But many times, companies like this assume that their insurance will cover them—but this may not always be the case.

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  • Last year, BitSight was proud to help drive the Principles for Fair and Accurate Security Ratings, published by the US Chamber of Commerce and supported by over 40 global organizations. The establishment of these Principles demonstrates the momentum and maturity of the security ratings market that BitSight pioneered in 2011. The Principles were designed to promote fairness in reporting of cybersec...

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  • Learn how BitSight helps you to identify, manage and reduce cyber risk. BitSight pioneered the security ratings market in 2011 and provides trusted, time-tested and actionable security ratings that enable organizations to effectively measure cyber risk. With BitSight Security Ratings, companies can: - Monitor and benchmark their cybersecurity performance against industry peers and competitors - ...

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  • BitSight Security Ratings continuously monitor and quantify the cyber risk of third parties, enabling organizations to efficiently scale their vendor risk management programs. Ratings can be instantly shared with critical third parties fostering more effective collaboration around security. Find out why thousands of users in leading organizations around the globe trust BitSight Security Ratings t...

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  • Cybersecurity is a growing topic of discussion in Board meetings everywhere, and more and more security professionals are being asked to present on it in high level meetings. Company leadership is busy, so it’s your responsibility to present a case to them that’s ready for review. We reached out to some security executives and CIOs and asked them for tips on what common mistakes to avoid when pres...

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  • New Tinynuke variant with a DGA in the wild Summary Tinynuke, or Nukebot malware, is a trojan able to perform man in the browser attacks against modern web browsers and equipped with the most common features needed by a bank trojan (e.g. Webinjects, Socks proxy, VNC, Remote command execution). This malware was in the spotlight in 2017 after the complete bot source code was leaked in March by som...

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  • You’re responsible for information security at your organization. You dedicate yourself every day to identifying weaknesses and patching vulnerabilities in your network. You’ve developed policies to protect employees from cyber threats. You’ve designed procedures for responding in the event of a data breach, and you’ve practiced those procedures with company stakeholders.

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  • Due to security, reliability, and growth reasons, organizations are constantly upgrading their software to newer releases. Some upgrades are incremental and minor in nature. Others, like the upgrade from Django Rest Framework (DRF) V2 to V3, require coding changes due to incompatibilities between the releases. This article is about BitSight's upgrade experience, lessons learned, and how we improve...

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