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BitSight Security Ratings Blog

Read about the latest cybersecurity news and get advice on vendor risk management,
reporting to the board, managing cyber risks, benchmarking security performance, and more.


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...

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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...

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Break Out Of The Tinynuke Malware

Tiago Pereira | February 2, 2018

New Tinynuke variant with a DGA in the wild


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....

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Making the Case for Vendor Security to the C-Suite

Bryana Dacri | January 30, 2018

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....

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Upgrading to the Django Rest Framework V3

John Majikes | January 24, 2018

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...

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You don’t have to be a CIO to know that a great IT department is crucial to the success of any large organization. With the rise of big data, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things, technology promises to become an even more...

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The Value of Sinkholing: It’s In the Numbers

Alex Campanelli | January 19, 2018

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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Policy pricing is something every insurance company and underwriter struggles with at some point. The primary issue is differentiating between the risk an applicant presents and the information you’re given. Let’s take a closer look at how...

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BitSight Hackathon 2017

BitSight Engineering | January 10, 2018

For the second year in a row, BitSight gave its engineers, product managers, and data and research scientists the day off from normal work to make something cool. The hackathon day had all the typical stuff: awesome custom-designed...

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