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Security Ratings: A Big Data Approach to Measuring and Mitigating Security Risk

The increasing volume of breaches we hear about in the news highlights the challenge risk managers face in working to address cyber risk. Current assessment methods, while insightful, are inadequate due to the pace at which security postures change, leaving organizations vulnerable and exposed in the blink of an eye. In order to truly reduce security risk, managers need more insight and better tools that allow for continuous visibility into the ever-changing network environments they are administering.

Join Stephen Boyer, CTO and co-founder of BitSight Technologies, and Oliver Brew, Vice President of Professional Liability at Liberty International Underwriters (LIU) for this webinar to discover:

- Why measuring security risk is difficult and how some assessment methods leave organizations vulnerable to threats and financial loss

- How forward-looking organizations are using Big Data to reduce risk, increase transparency and address new regulatory requirements

- Case Study: How LIU is using Security Ratings to mitigate risk
Recorded Apr 17 2014 46 mins
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All of the data is externally available and collected without any intrusive testing. Data is classified into several risk categories, including botnets, spam, malware, unsolicited communication, DDoS, and system configuration, and then mapped to an organization's known networks.

BitSight’s sophisticated algorithms analyze the data for severity, frequency, duration, and confidence to create an overall rating of that organization’s security performance.

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