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Monitoring SSL Vulnerabilities in Your Network

Nick Gagalis | February 5, 2015

Microsoft has announced that it is removing SSLv3 support in both Internet Explorer (according to VentureBeat) and Azure Storage (according to Redmond Mag) on Tuesday, February 10. The company is not the first to stop supporting the technol...

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Almost every day there seems to be another story about the “Internet of Things" (IoT). More and more “things” are being equipped to send and receive information over the internet. It might be fun to have your running shoes connecting to the...

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In his 2015 State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama mentioned the importance of improving America's cybersecurity and what he believes it will take to make it happen. Below is a review of the most interesting statements and initi...

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BitSight is committed to showing organizations how to implement Security Ratings data throughout their risk and security operations. We have added new features to make it easier for our customers to extract our Security Ratings data to use ...

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Managing Security Risk in Mergers & Acquisitions

Nick Gagalis | January 21, 2015

Every year, companies spend billions of dollars on mergers and acquisitions. (The value of worldwide M&A deals in 2014 totaled $3.5 trillion.) Managing risk throughout the process is an important element of any merger, but there's one area ...

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In 2014, Cyber Insurance saw record growth. In fact, in a recent white paper from Advisen, their buyer penetration index showed a five-fold increase in insurance purchases from 2006 to 2013, demonstrating that many organizations have recogn...

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A Data-Driven Approach to Vendor Risk Management

Debbie Umbach | January 6, 2015

Third party risk has become a hot topic throughout 2014, with no signs of slowing down in 2015.  The WSJ highlighted high-profile breaches stemming from a vendor here and here, and the OCC issued more third party risk guidance.  Steve Durbi...

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2015 Information Security Predictions Round-up

Nick Gagalis | December 30, 2014

It's the time of year that every media outlet talks about predictions and resolutions. We've compiled a list of the most interesting and/or relevant information security predictions for 2015 and added a few of our own, courtesy of BitSight ...

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During last month's FS-ISAC webinar, Home Depot, the SEC and Increasing Board Oversight: Why Metrics Matter More and More, BitSight CTO and Co-Founder Stephen Boyer answered questions from attendees about why using IT security metrics is mo...

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