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BITSIGHT SECURITY RATINGS BLOG

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

5 Examples Of Sensitive Data Flowing Through Your Network (& How To Protect It)

As a security professional, it’s critical to understand the many ways data could be inadvertently exposed. But first, let’s define what sensitive data actually is, as people often have different ideas. 

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TransUnion Receives CSO50 Award with Enterprise Security Ratings Platform

Information security leaders today are faced with increasingly complex challenges, needing to balance the demands of a growing business against the risks of operating in a global, connected marketplace. To be successful, they must bring a...

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The 8 Most-Read Cybersecurity Articles On The BitSight Blog

Among other things, cybersecurity is a primary focus on the BitSight blog. The following is a list of BitSight’s most-read cybersecurity articles and resources on the topic over the past couple of years, along with a description of what...

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How To Communicate Cyber Risk As A CIO

Five to 10 years ago, communicating cyber risk wasn’t just difficult—it was downright rare. CISOs and CIOs were almost never asked to report metrics on cybersecurity to anyone except their direct supervisors.

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What You Need To Know About Fourth-Party Vendor Risk

Over the last few years, awareness of the importance of monitoring third-party vendors has increased. You have likely heard—and agree—that because of how interconnected organizations are today, it’s critical to make sure your vendors...

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Analyzing Cybersecurity & Reputational Risk Management In Financial Institutions

Reputational risk is the potential for damage to an organization’s character or good name. If a bank or financial institution is hit with an incident that puts a mark on its reputation, the event could compromise the company’s perceived...

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Inherent Risk: How Insecure Systems Pose a Threat to Network Security

A few months ago, Anubis BitSight Labs researchers discovered that millions of low-cost Android phones, many of them in the United States, were vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle attacks. The backdoor could be exploited through unregistered...

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Sovereign Security Ratings: Assessing Cyber Risk At The National Level

BitSight is thrilled to announce BitSight Sovereign Security Ratings, the first objective measurement of national cybersecurity performance. Sovereign Security Ratings measure the security hygiene of nations by observing their IP space and...

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