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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.

BitSight Releases New VPNFilter & Oracle Weblogic Vulnerability Identification Filters

Within the BitSight Security Ratings platform, we prioritize features that help organizations both identify and manage risks across their own networks and the networks of their third parties. BitSight now enables users to identify...

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Many Third-Party Risk Management Programs are Missing Continuous Monitoring

If you’ve done your homework as a cybersecurity professional, then you know that third-party vendors with substandard security controls and processes could be putting your organization at risk.

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How Secure is that Third Party Mobile App?

In a world where business is increasingly conducted on mobile devices, it is imperative that organizations offer mobile applications to serve their customer base. In fact, for many businesses, mobile applications are one of the primary...

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How Does Third Party Risk Management Relate to IT?

As advances in cloud computing and managed services have made IT operations more streamlined, the focus of IT leaders has shifted to improving efficiency, agility, and risk management. Managing risk, in particular, has become an even more...

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What Are Security Ratings?

Security ratings are valuable, objective indicators of an organization’s security performance, especially when you’re looking to mitigate third-party risk, assess the cybersecurity posture of a potential acquisition, or benchmark...

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Getting Started With Vendor Risk Management Assessments for IT

Mitigating risk is an essential business function that should cover obvious domains — like financial risk — but also include reputational, strategic, and operational risks.

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How Long Does It Take To Assess Third Party Cybersecurity Posture?

With outsourcing continuing to rise, third party cyber risk management has become a pressing issue for organizations worldwide. Yet, many firms across the globe are approaching this challenge differently.

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How BitSight Helps Drive Quick Risk Reduction Across Third Party Ecosystems

At a recent BitSight Roadshow, a customer with an advanced third party risk management program declared “assessments are not risk reduction.” The statement was not meant to convey that assessments are useless for third party risk; rather,...

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Making the Case for Vendor Security to the C-Suite

You’re responsible for information security at your organization. You dedicate yourself every day to identifying weaknesses and patching vulnerabilities in your network. You’ve developed policies to protect employees from cyber threats....

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