White Papers

Darktrace 2018 Threat Report

Cyber attacks in 2018 are increasingly moving at machine speed or are compromising machines within seconds. Powered by artificial intelligence, Darktrace sheds light on how attackers are employing new attack methods and exploiting every entry point to infiltrate corporate networks – along with steps that can be taken to detect and autonomously respond to these threats.

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SecurityScorecard - The Business Case for Investing in a Security Ratings Platform

According to the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report, 75% of breaches are a result of issues around third-party security. Unfortunately, most assessment techniques used to determine a business partner’s cyber readiness are point-in-time and only express a vendor’s cyber health at a particular moment. The problem with these types of audits is that a vendor’s cyber posture can change overnight due to systems and network modifications that are made. In this white paper from SecurityScorecard and HMG Strategy, discover how a security ratings platform can help companies to continually monitor and respond to changes in the cyber health of their vendor ecosystems.

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The Complete Guide to Building your Vendor Risk Management Program

According to a Deloitte study, more than 20% of companies have experienced a security breach of sensitive customer data from third-party actions. Whether it’s been placed on your radar by a regulator, your board or through other sources, odds are you have vendor risk management somewhere on your list of things to improve this year. This e-book from SecurityScorecard will show you how to improve your organization’s vendor risk management program in three steps and how to bring it to a mature state.

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SecurityScorecard Big 500 Index - A Cybersecurity Analysis of 500 Major Publicly-Traded U.S. Companies

With cybercrime-related costs expected to hit $6 trillion annually by 2021, many executives fear that a single cyber-attack can cause a sudden stop to the growth and profitability of the company – and large companies like those within the S&P 500 are no exception. In this report, SecurityScorecard evaluated the cybersecurity practices of 500 large companies representative of the S&P 500, including their performance against specific risk factors.

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CenturyLink: Revisiting the Cybersecurity Protection Myth

In this environment, it’s all about offense - how fast you can detect and respond to these threats. Yes, you still need to close the digital doors but you also have to add alarms and monitoring services in case they do get in - and they likely will. This paper revisits the protection myth and looks at practical countermeasures that deliver an economical but effective level of threat detection and response.

Attribution: CenturyLink