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Jul 22, 2021   |  By Miryam Meir
Threat intelligence provides valuable insight into contextual business risk. You can gain insight into threat actors targeting your industry or information from your organization located on the Dark Web. According to one report, 79% of security professionals find threat data feeds essential to their organization’s cybersecurity posture. Additionally, 63% of respondents noted that they use feeds to ensure a better defense.
Jul 21, 2021   |  By Kasey Hewitt
The connected nature of business environments has increased the severity and frequency of cyberattacks in the insurance sector. Insurance companies face a greater threat than most industries because they deal with sensitive and valuable data stemming from numerous avenues. This has resulted in several high-profile cyberattacks on insurance providers over the past few years.
Jul 19, 2021   |  By Phoebe Fasulo
Technology is always changing, and as it does, businesses are constantly adopting new technologies to streamline their business processes and improve deliveries of goods and services. With those new technologies, however, comes risk. Every new technology opens up a business to digital threats. Sometimes those threats come from the untested nature of leading-edge technology, and sometimes those threats are simply associated with the learning curve of users within an organization.
Jul 15, 2021   |  By Robert DeStefano
Supply chains are an essential part of today’s on-demand economy. However, they also expand your ecosystem, increasing the threat surface that you need to secure. While compliance assessments document vendor controls and enable you to manage third-party risk, responding to and completing them takes time. These delays can make your procurement team feel like you’re trying to disqualify their vendor.
Jul 14, 2021   |  By Kasey Hewitt
As more companies migrate to the cloud, the way that companies protect data changes as well. In a traditional on-premises network architecture, companies were able to follow the “trust but verify” philosophy. However, protecting cloud data needs to take the “never trust always verify” approach. Understanding what a Zero Trust Architecture is and how to implement one can help enhance security.
Jul 12, 2021   |  By Kasey Hewitt
This past year saw nearly a 300% increase in reported cybercrimes, according to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). There has been a clear rise in threat volume and sophistication as many cybercriminals shift to techniques that can effectively evade detection and easily go after high-value targets. IoT devices are becoming a focus for threat actors, and threats related to credential harvesting and ransomware are also growing in number.
Jul 8, 2021   |  By Mike Woodward
Coming into force on May 25th, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was a landmark for data protection. Trading blocs, governments, and privacy organizations took note, and over the last three years, GDPR has inspired new data privacy legislation worldwide.
Jul 6, 2021   |  By Kasey Hewitt
In a SecureAuth survey, 62% of respondents claimed to use the same password across three to seven different accounts. It begs the question: If passwords play an integral role in cybersecurity performance, why are people so remiss when it comes to practicing good password hygiene? Practicing good password hygiene is a security measure that organizations must take to protect against cyber threats.
Jul 5, 2021   |  By Ryan Sherstobitoff
In the world of cybersecurity, there are no holidays and days off as proven by the ransomware attacks that began during the Fourth of July weekend, impacting users of the Kaseya VSA remote management and monitoring software.
Jul 1, 2021   |  By Miryam Meir
Security ratings are one out of the myriad of tools that security, IT, and vendor risk management teams rely on. In fact, we know that companies deploy an average of 47 different cybersecurity solutions and technologies; yet only 39% of security leaders believe that they are getting full value from their security investments. That’s why we built our Zapier app, enabling you to connect SecurityScorecard to over 3,000 apps and automate key workflows based on SecurityScorecard data.
Jul 15, 2021   |  By SecurityScorecard
The consumer goods and retail industry stores customer data in various digital platforms across multiple third-party vendors. This environment is perfect for cybercriminals to look for weak points to gain access to valuable customer data. Oftentimes, cybersecurity teams are focused too much on securing their own organization from the outside. As hacker techniques become more widespread and sophisticated, organizations must be able to see not only their own security posture but also their third parties’ from the viewpoint of the hackers’. What do hackers see and where are the weak points?
Jul 1, 2021   |  By SecurityScorecard
During this workshop, Mike Wilkes (CISO, SecurityScorecard) and Alex Rice (CTO and Co-Founder, HackerOne) discussed more advantages of combining VDPs, bug bounty programs, and continuous external cyber monitoring, including the impact it can have on reducing risk, preventing breaches, and vetting third parties. Watch the recorded workshop to learn.
Jun 22, 2021   |  By SecurityScorecard
Evalúe, comprenda y monitore al instante el riesgo de seguridad de cualquier empresa en todo el mundo, sin intrusiones y desde una perspectiva externa.
Jun 10, 2021   |  By SecurityScorecard
Security leaders are facing a trifecta of challenges: more sophisticated and frequent cyber attacks, expanding regulations and government mandates, and organizational leaders seeking risk management assurances. CISO’s SecOps and VRM teams need complete visibility to threats across their entire attack surface, with insights to take immediate action, and timely reporting for key stakeholders. SecurityScorecard empowers you to see and understand cybersecurity risk in your organization and across your ecosystem with 360° visibility and seamless workflow integration with your security stack.
Jun 2, 2021   |  By SecurityScorecard
Aleksandr Yampolskiy, SecurityScorecard Co-Founder and CEO, introduces Integrate360°, SecurityScorecard's Marketplace of Integrations and Apps. The Marketplace enhances the ability of SecurityScorecard customers to find, manage, and mitigate cybersecurity risk with out-of-the-box apps and integrations to extend the power of SecurityScorecard. We are the first cybersecurity ratings company with over 40 product integrations, security intelligence partners, and professional services. The SecurityScorecard Marketplace brings customers a one-stop shop where they can unlock, discover, and deploy additional trusted partner solutions and pre-built integrations on top of the SecurityScorecard platform.
Jun 2, 2021   |  By SecurityScorecard
SecurityScorecard transforms the way organizations understand and communicate cyber risk. This animated video provides an introduction to SecurityScorecard and how organizations around the world use it to transform the way they understand, communicate, and report cyber risk.
Jun 2, 2021   |  By SecurityScorecard
Is your team truly collaborative both inside and outside your organization when it comes to cybersecurity? Most organizations don't realize they lack a necessary cybersecurity solution to collaborate effectively and are not actually getting maximum value out of their existing investments. SecurityScorecard’s enhanced product suite for effective collaboration empowers Security and Risk Teams to collaborate more effectively. Being collaborative allows stakeholders to work faster, smarter, and win together with internal teams and their third parties around the globe
May 21, 2021   |  By SecurityScorecard
Whichever way you look at it, the talk around cyber has been gathering steam. Plenty of commentators on the insurance market have predicted that 2021 will be the year that cyber insurance comes into its own. Cyber risks are constantly shifting and personal and commercial insurance is fast becoming a must-have. However, it’s hard to draw the line between the two as remote working becomes more common so insurers are finding it difficult to write cyber in a general sense. Demand won’t drop off though. Nor will the threats.
Apr 24, 2021   |  By SecurityScorecard
At Infocom Security Greece virtual event on April 23, 2021, Nadji Raib (Regional Sales Director, SecurityScorecard), Matthew McKenna (President of International Sales, SecurityScorecard), and Panagiotis Pierros (Managing Director, TICTAC LABORATORIES) presented how important it is not only to monitor your own security posture but also to monitor your 3rd party, 4th party, and your entire ecosystem of vendors and partners. The demo section shows how easy it is to instantly rate a company's current security posture and to prioritize what are the issues that need to be fixed to get a better security rating.
Jun 26, 2021   |  By SecurityScorecard
In this ebook, we will highlight three principles that are key to implementing a world-class TPRM program. Taken together, these practices will move your organization toward a full 360° view of organizational risk-both internally and across your ecosystem: see risk, solve problems, report results.
Jun 26, 2021   |  By SecurityScorecard
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted businesses in ways that few had planned for, resulting in shutdowns, global economic downturn, supply chain volatility, and a sudden uptick in e-commerce and remote work. The disruption is straining security and IT teams who have to quickly respond and adapt to a series of unanticipated business events. How can security and IT teams stay agile, enable business resilience, and manage the shift to the new normal?
Jun 1, 2021   |  By SecurityScorecard
A company-wide cybersecurity strategy is absolutely essential to combat today's evolving risk landscape. This means breaking down silos and encouraging the engagement of security experts throughout different business units. By leveraging collective understanding to expose unknown threats, you can amplify the effectiveness of your security program and technology stack. We call this "Modern Cyber Risk Management".
May 1, 2021   |  By SecurityScorecard
As cybercriminals continue to evolve their threat methodologies, industry standards and governments have revised their compliance programs and audit criteria. Regulators and auditors have increasingly begun requiring organizations to mature their programs in order to ensure continuous monitoring as well as senior management and board-level oversight.
Apr 1, 2021   |  By SecurityScorecard
Whether it's about cutting costs, reducing third-party incidents, regulatory or internal scrutiny, it's likely that you are looking to mature your vendor risk management (VRM) program. This ebook will show you how to improve your vendor risk management program in three parts and how to take it to a mature state, ready to handle the modern risk that lies ahead. Download the complete guide to building your vendor risk management program.

Constantly emerging sophisticated cyber attacks jeopardize your business every minute of every day. SecurityScorecard instantly identifies vulnerabilities, active exploits, and advanced cyber threats to help you rigorously protect your business and strengthen your security posture – from an outside-in perspective, enabling you to see what a hacker sees.

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  • Third-Party Risk Management: Get instant visibility into the security posture of your vendors and business partners.
  • Enterprise Cyber Risk Management: Discover, monitor, and report on the security vulnerabilities in your data centers and systems.
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  • Due Diligence: Gain insight into the cyber risk of any company, make data driven business decisions, and reduce financial risk.
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