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The Overlooked Aspect of M&A Due Diligence: Info Security Risk

Companies must assess many different risks when planning to acquire another business. The information security risk that a given company presents is an often-overlooked element during the M&A process, but its importance is growing with the proliferation of cyber attacks.

During this webinar, BitSight CTO and Co-Founder Stephen Boyer will show you how to use Security Ratings to quickly and accurately assess the security risk an acquisition target brings to your information ecosystem.

He will also explain:

- How Security Ratings can help not just before, but also during and after the acquisition to make your entire network safer
- The value of analyzing risk using Security Ratings
- A case study of a customer using Security Ratings to drive risk-based conversations with acquisition targets
Recorded Jan 28 2015 43 mins
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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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