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New NormShield Strategy Report provides Simple Guide to Fix your Cyber Rating

As the only strategy report in the cyber space providing guidance from a technical, financial, and compliance perspective the NormShield Strategy Report provides a clear and concise guide to reduce cyber risk mitigation and remediation into one single report of actionable steps.   We all know effective risk management starts with an effective risk model….

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NormShield Ticketing System Simplifies Third Party Cyber Risk Remediation

As the only in-house cyber risk ticketing platform, NormShield Ticketing automates workflow to remediate continuous cyber risk monitoring issues. Here is why ticketing is effective in third-party risk management (TPRM) and how NormShield’s new system can help.   Businesses strive to be more organised, focused and efficient. This productivity has a direct impact on costs,…

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BitSight Announces New “Xperience” Virtual Event to Discuss Third-Party Risk Management Best Practices

DVV Solution Security Ratings Partner, BitSight, has announced the full agenda for its first-ever  “BitSight Xperience” virtual event, taking place on June 23, 2020 from 9:00 – 3:30 p.m. EDT. Xperience brings together both business executives and cybersecurity leaders to discuss achieving a higher standard for third-party risk management (TPRM). The free, full-day event provides a…

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Why the Shared Assessments SCA is the “Swiss-Army Knife” in Your Third Party Risk Assessment Toolbox

Everyone is familiar with the utility of the famous Swiss army knife; a penknife housing several blades and other tools such as files, scissors, and screwdrivers. The Shared Assessments’ Standardised Controls Assessment (previously known as the Shared Assessments’ Agreed Upon Procedure – or “AUP”) is acquiring a similar reputation in assurance circles as it’s been reported to…

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New BitSight Innovations Help Organisations Achieve a Higher Standard for Third-Party Risk Management

DVV Solutions security ratings partner, BitSight, today announced several new, innovative capabilities within its BitSight for Third-Party Risk Management solution that provide intelligent recommendations, operational guidance, and risk prioritisation to enable more effective third-party cyber risk management. The enhanced platform helps organisations achieve greater operational efficiency and measurably reduce risk across their extended business ecosystem….

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Vendor Contract Do’s and Don’ts – BitSight Guest Blog

According to an Opus and Ponemon Institute study, 59% of companies have experienced a data breach caused by one of their vendors or Third Parties — while only 16% claim they effectively mitigate Third-Party risks.   Don’t be a part of these alarming statistics: In order to protect your organisation’s valuable information, it’s critical that you set…

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GDPR’s 2nd Birthday – Are You Late To The Third Party?

As we see an ever-increasing stream of high-profile data breaches and regulatory fines Sean O’Brien, Director DVV Solutions, takes a look at one of the most common weak links in law firms’ data security and GDPR compliance programs – the risks posed by third parties and suppliers. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and…

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BitSight Recognized as a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for IT Vendor Risk Management Tools

DVV Solutions technology partner BitSight, the Standard in Security Ratings, today announced it has been named a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for IT Vendor Risk Management (VRM) Tools. The Customers’ Choice distinction is based on verified customer reviews of the BitSight Security Ratings platform. BitSight is the only Security Ratings Service to earn this distinction,…

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ProcessUnity Launches Vendor Cyber Intelligence with BitSight to Enhance Third-Party Risk Management Programs

Vendor Cyber Intelligence (VCI) is First in a Series of ProcessUnity Vendor Intelligence Capabilities Integrates Cybersecurity Ratings for Complete Vendor Oversight.   ProcessUnity, DVV Solutions partner and leading provider of cloud-based applications for risk and compliance management, today extended its Vendor Risk Management automation platform with new Vendor Cyber Intelligence (VCI) capabilities to incorporate industry…

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Report Shows Cyber Attacks on Cloud Services Have Doubled

As cloud services increase in popularity, a worrying cybersecurity trend has emerged. According to the 2020 Trustwave Global Security Report, the volume of attacks on cloud services more than doubled in 2019 and accounted for 20% of investigated incidents. Although corporate and internal networks remain the most targeted domains, representing 54% of incidents, cloud environments are…

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