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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.

How To Build Your Vendor Compliance Manual For Cybersecurity

Today, organizations don’t just ask their vendors, business partners, and third parties to perform a service or provide a product. They also expect them to meet a number of contractual requirements. Financial and legal requirements are...

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The Cybersecurity Pocket Dictionary: 24 Terms You Should Know

Like many technical industries, cybersecurity has a lot of specialized lingo. But there are two dozen cybersecurity terms in particular that are critical to understand. We’ve defined them here (in alphabetical order) and linked to a few...

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The Rising Face of Cybercrime: Ransomware

Ransomware has been all the talk lately in the security industry- and deservedly so. These attacks have surged in the last year: hospitals, banks, and local police departments have all been infected with ransomware. Organizations have been...

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AndroidBauts - Advertising with a bit more than expected

From time to time we have the opportunity to sinkhole domains that have an high volume of traffic and are part of a mobile device botnet. In the beginning of July we registered a domain that we found to be part of the AndroidBauts family...

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How Does BitSight Work? A Look At Security Ratings & How They’re Used

What is BitSight?

BitSight’s goal is to translate complex cybersecurity issues into simple business context through the use of security ratings. In doing this, BitSight helps companies:

  • Understand their own security performance, and the...
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3 Attack Vectors That Lead To Cybersecurity Breaches

When we talk about cybersecurity events, we often discuss “the three principles of security”—which are often abbreviated “CIA”: 

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A Vendor Risk Management Checklist For Small Companies

Vendor risk management (VRM) is a very broad category that encompasses all the measures an organization may take to prevent issues or business disruptions that arise due to vendor and third party relationships. Legal issues, past...

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