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Special thanks to Venky Ganesan, the managing director of Menlo Ventures, for his insights into this topic.
Cybersecurity training for boards of directors has become more common in recent years. But just because cybersecurity in general is...
A key factor in the widespread reach of the WannaCry ransomware attack earlier this year was that, prior to the attack, companies across hundreds of countries failed to apply a critical update (MS17-010) from Microsoft. This attack, along...
In the security ratings market, some offerings claim that a staggering percentage of the data they leverage is proprietary, and downplay the value of externally sourced data. While these companies may state that (close to) 100% of their...
Within the BitSight Security Ratings platform, we analyze risk vectors specifically chosen to help organizations identify and manage risks across their own networks and the networks of their third parties. Over the past few months,...
If you’re involved in a healthcare-based organization, you’ve likely noticed the push for stronger vendor security and vendor risk management (VRM) practices. There are a few reasons for this.
If more than half of an organization's endpoints are outdated, its chances of experiencing a breach nearly triples.
A loss trend can be defined as a projected loss expectation based on historical data. If you find that past losses might be indicative of potential future losses, you can then use this information to price your services accordingly.
In today’s world, organizations must be extremely conscientious about their vendors. It is just as important to be aware about the security of third-party networks as it is to be aware of their own. In April 2017, Netflix’s new season of...