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Earlier this year, The Ponemon Institute published a report that we at BitSight have referenced many times. The report is called "Securing Outsourced Consumer Data" and discusses the results of a survey of 748 organizations who share...
A recurring topic of discussion in the news has been the shortage of available talent in the information security industry. As an adjunct professor at Northeastern University and the Director of Operations at BitSight, this is an area I’m...
Having just returned from my first SIRACon, I'd like to take a few moments to record my thoughts. Overall, the conference was fantastic. The talks were superb and the small size allowed me to rub shoulders with most everyone. Thinking back...
This post is contributed by guest blogger Michael Duffy, a member of BitSight's Board of Directors. Michael is the former president and CEO of OpenPages, a leading provider of Enterprise GRC Solutions acquired by IBM In 2010.
This article from the New Republic examines two lawsuits that question who is liable for a breach caused by a third party.
When it comes to accurately quantifying the state of security in any given organization, time is such a precious commodity. Threats and internal configurations change so rapidly that it can be tough to zero in on a solid read of a risk...
I'm excited to announce that BitSight has partnered with iSMG for a webinar series beginning in October! Securosis analyst and President, Mike Rothman will present along side BitSight CTO and Co-founder Stephen Boyer.
More security and risk news from around the web for the week of September 30, 2013.