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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.

Forrester Recognizes BitSight as a Leader in Cybersecurity Risk Rating Solutions

This past Tuesday, BitSight was named a Leader in The Forrester New Wave™: Cybersecurity Risk Rating Solutions, Q4 2018 evaluation. This report evaluates the current offering and strategy of vendors in a particular technology market, such...

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Best Practices for Cybersecurity Awareness Month with Stephen Boyer

October was Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which gave companies the opportunity to thoroughly examine their security and risk programs and identify where they can strengthen security practices. A BitSight, we talk about risk management...

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BitSight EXCHANGE Recap: Takeaways from the Inaugural Forum

On October 10th, BitSight’s inaugural EXCHANGE forum, the premier event for security and risk professionals, took place at the Intercontinental New York Times Square. Over the course of this one-day event, distinguished business and...

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Fact or Fiction (Part 3): How Security Ratings Play a Role in Third-Party Risk Management

Over the course of this blog series, we’ve addressed some of the major concepts surrounding third-party risk, as well as addressed some misconceptions. In this final post, we’ll continue to examine the last three of the top notions...

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Cybersecurity Metrics Your CIO Expects You to Know

Creating a third-party vendor risk management program is a top priority in today’s threat landscape. It’s critical to not only put a program in place, but understand the cybersecurity metrics you should be looking at within your own...

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Fact or Fiction (Part 2): More Misconceptions About Third-Party Risk Management

There are many third-party risk concepts, some of which we addressed in the first blog post of this series. While third-party risk management (TPRM) programs are becoming increasingly common for businesses, there are still some...

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Fact or Fiction (Part 1): Things You Should Know About Third-Party Risk Management

It’s no secret that while it is critical for an organization to have a strong cybersecurity posture, it’s just as important for their third parties to have a strong security posture as well. While this fact is becoming increasingly more...

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BitSight Offers Valuable Insight Into Breach Trends

Over the last several months, members of our product team have been working to aggregate all of BitSight’s security ratings data and highlight important insights about patterns in data breaches. In fact, BitSight boasts one of the largest...

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Ticketmaster Breach Highlights Retailers' Dependence on Multitude of Service Providers

Early last month, it was disclosed that Ticketmaster suffered a data breach through a third party service provider as part of a payment card hacking campaign; Ticketmaster was just one of hundreds of victims. The threat actor, Magecart,...

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