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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.

Analyzing Security Ratings of U.S. Federal Agencies & Government Contractors

The federal government relies on tens of thousands of contractors and subcontractors — often referred to as the federal “supply chain” — to provide critical services, hold or maintain sensitive data, deliver technology, and perform key...

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Are Vendors Meeting Your Company’s Security Standards?

When it comes to vendor risk management, organizations ultimately need their vendors to meet the same standard of security performance they hold for their own organization. For years, the Finance industry has been a trailblazer in managing...

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Latest BitSight Insights Explores A Growing Risk Frequently Ignored: Critical Updates

Last month, thousands of computers across the world were infected by a strain of ransomware known as WannaCry. Estimates show that this massive attack impacted over 300,000 computers across banks, hospitals, telecommunications services,...

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How Secure Are America's Largest Business Partners?

Fortune 1000 organizations are acknowledged for generating significant amounts of revenue. Yet beyond bringing in a considerable amount of money, these companies are also integral to the supply chains of many organizations around the...

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Don’t Ignore Law Firms: Why Cybersecurity in the Legal Sector Matters

Vendor security is becoming a focal point of risk management for many organizations. In many ways, this trend started with the Target breach from 2013, which highlighted the extensive financial and reputational impact of a third party...

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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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File Sharing & Email Security Across The Globe

Despite all the complex cybersecurity threats facing organizations around the globe, employee behavior often leads to security compromise. In a recent Experian survey, 66% of data protection and privacy training professionals say employees...

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BitSight Insights: A Global View of Security Performance

BitSight is proud to announce the release of our latest research report, ”BitSight Insights Global View: Revealing Security Metrics Across Major World Economies”. This report looks at the Security Ratings of a random sample of 250...

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