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Asked if the Ashley Madison breach represents a change in behavior for hacking, Boyer says “You would think that, but it actually has been going on for quite some time.”

Sold through ACE Group, Global Cyber Facility comes with services from firms that help companies identify and correct cybersecurity vulnerabilities, including BitSight Technologies, FireEye Inc.’s...

The Third Annual Industry Benchmarking Report, published by BitSight, includes rankings and information for six industries in which protected information is particularly vulnerable and valuable. The...

BitSight researchers noted a dip in the energy-utility sector, finding it most vulnerable to malevolent bugs such as Poodle and Freak. The report indicated a growing concern about the cybersecurity

Swiss multinational insurance company, ACE Limited announced that the company will start offering cyber protection insurance up to $100 million. With the rising numbers of cyber security attacks...

ACE Group has announced the launch of its Global Cyber Facility, providing up to US$100 million of primary capacity, using services from BitSight, FireEye, Navigant, NetDiligence, Promontory...

Insurer Ace Ltd. plans to start offering cyber security policies providing up to $100 million in coverage using services from BitSight Technologies, FireEye Inc.'s Mandiant services group,...

A report by security ratings firm BitSight Technologies that looked at security ratings of about 10,000 organizations in six industries found the biggest concerns in the energy and utilities...

While federal cybersecurity practices have been raked over the coals recently, BitSight awarded the government the second overall performance rating among the half dozen sectors it examined,...

As the Raytheon Websense report references, the average healthcare organization only spends about 3 percent of its IT budget on security, even though HIMSS recommends they spend at least 10...

A report by BitSight Technologies has indicated challenges in the security performance of the energy and utilities sector while the federal government continues to be a high performer next to only...

According to Bitsight's third annual "Insights Industry Benchmark Report", even though federal government breaches have splashed across the headlines recently, they are not as numerous nor as...

BitSight discovered over half of all entities across all industries were susceptible to SSL vulnerabilities, such as Heartbleed, POODLE and FREAK.
Over the past year, BitSight researchers noted a dip in the performance of energy and utility companies, which have an average rating of 652 in the third annual BitSight Insights Industry...

Which are the best and worst performing sectors in the US in terms of cyber vulnerability and/or safety. The third annual BitSight Insights Industry Benchmark report has found that...

BitSight Technologies analyzed Security Ratings of nearly 10,000 organizations in six industries – finance, federal government, retail, energy and utilities, healthcare and education. The...

Out of six industries, finance is most prepared to fend off cyberthreats, but the federal government isn't far behind, according to Cambridge, Massachusetts-based security assessment firm BitSight...

Over the past year, BitSight researchers noted a dip in the performance of energy and utility companies, with the average rating in this sector being 652. This is higher than the healthcare...

The energy and utilities ranking for the study period ending August 1 was 652—little changed from last year’s 653. However, given the critical importance of the industry, the rating is lower than...

The energy and utility industries are at a greater risk of a major breach in cybersecurity than their counterparts in finance, federal government or retail, according to a new report from security...

Despite major cyber-attacks on the retail industry in recent years, retail is among the highest performing industries when it comes to cybersecurity. A new report from cyber security ratings...

"There is no question that energy and utility systems are vulnerable and will be attacked. Organizations will never be able to protect against everything, but they need to continuously monitor...

Analysis of 119 agencies by security research firm BitSight suggested that in general, federal organizations do a decent job at securing their networks against threats — even given the massive...

A study of security readiness by the firm BitSight finds that companies in key sectors including energy, utilities and education are struggling to secure their...

A third of all security breaches suffered by retailers were linked back to compromises via third-party vendors, according to  BitSight Technologies .“You need to be more careful about your...

Jake Olcott, BitSight’s VP of Business Development writes a featured piece about third party cyber risk management for the NYSE Governance Services newsletter.

“Cyber insurance is harder in many respects than traditional risk insurance, in part because the historical data hasn't been aggregated but also because there's less certainty about the...

AIR Worldwide is working with BitSight Technologies and Risk Based Security to build an advanced cyber risk model. Once finished, the model is designed to help insurers better manage cyber attacks...

AIR Worldwide announced during the Rendez-vous de Septembre in Monte Carlo that it is working on an advanced cyber risk model, the first of its kind so far. The company will be assisted by...
The insurance-linked securities (ILS) market can be a future provider of capacity to help to transfer the enormous exposures presented by cyber risks, according to risk modelling firm AIR...

AIR Worldwide is collaborating with two technology companies to provide a cyber risk model, Bill Churney, AIR’s chief operating officer, told Reactions at the Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous.

Catastrophic modeling firm AIR Worldwide is working on a cyber risk model to help the industry better understand the evolving cyber insurance risk.

AIR Worldwide will work with security risk and cyber data providers BitSight Technologies and Risk Based Security (RBS) to build an advanced cyber risk model.

AIR Worldwide announces a partnership with BitSight Technologies to create advanced cyber risk models. 
Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide (AIR) today announced that it is collaborating with leading security risk and cyber data providers BitSight Technologies and Risk Based Security (RBS)...
Buying cyber insurance may connect you to companies who can help protect you better, says Ira Scharf, general manager for worldwide cyber insurance at BitSight Technologies, a Cambridge,...

VP of Business Development Jacob Olcott is quoted during an NAIC / CSIS panel about the role of cyber insurance. 

The very fact that DOE has detected the issues and marked them as ‘losses’ is a signal that they have a process in place for detection, response, recovery, and reporting" said Stephen Boyer, CTO...

BitSight Technologies co-founder and CTO Stephen Boyer told eSecurity Planet by email that the breaches clearly demonstrate that every sector deals with cyber attacks, many of them successful....

As is often the case in enterprise software, one's company's problem is another company's opportunity. Startup BitSight Technologies provides quantitative ratings on the security performance of...

London-based CFC joined with technology providers like BitSight Technologies, Symantec Corp. and Jetico Inc. Oy to provide access to risk management tools, templates, and breach prevention advice,...

BitSight is listed as one of the leading cybersecurity firms in Boston. 

According to BitSight, 52% of utilities have a subpar “botnet grade” of “B” or lower, which means they’re twice as likely to experience a data breach.