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As an underwriter in the cyber insurance industry, you know that insurance is all about information. You’re responsible for making decisions about your applicants based on the details given to you—but you’re also aware of the potential for...

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How Secure Are America's Largest Business Partners?

Melissa Stevens | March 8, 2017

Fortune 1000 organizations are acknowledged for generating significant amounts of revenue. Yet beyond bringing in a considerable amount of money, these companies are also integral to the supply chains of many organizations around the...

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Financial regulators have long been concerned about the cyber risk associated with third-party- supplied products or services in financial institutions. For example, in 2013, federal financial regulators put out an issuance to financial...

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As we discussed in a previous blog post, Cloudflare suffered a serious bug that caused private information from any Cloudflare customer and their users to be publicly leaked onto websites that had corrupted web content. Any person with...

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Cloudbleed: Breakdown of Cloudflare's Memory Leak

Dan Dahlberg | February 24, 2017

On Thursday, February 23rd, Cloudflare announced a serious bug in its caching infrastructure that caused uninitialized memory to be printed on a number of its customers’ websites. This information included sensitive data such as passwords,...

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What Should Be In Your Security Benchmark Reports?

Jake Olcott | February 23, 2017

A security benchmark report is a document that helps an organization identify their cybersecurity capabilities and initiatives and compare those efforts to peers or competitors of the same sector or size. This snapshot is prepared either...

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If you’re working on organizational cybersecurity, one of your top goals is likely putting a system in place that will help identify data breach incidents as quickly as possible, whether that data is inside your organization or with one of...

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Over the last 5-10 years, we’ve seen a major uptick in the number of regulations across all sectors regarding cybersecurity. The following is a brief look at how cybersecurity regulations have been implemented across seven sectors and...

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The annual RSA Conference is upon us once again! I don’t know about you, but at BitSight, we always look forward to joining 40,000+ of our closest friends and fellow security professionals in the city by the bay.

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