Importance of continuous control monitoring (CCM)

Importance of continuous control monitoring (CCM)

What is continuous control monitoring? Continuous control monitoring (CCM) is defined as using a set of technologies to reduce company losses through continuous monitoring. It also reduces the cost of audits via the continuous auditing of controls in financial applications and other types of applications.  In the overall business ecosystem, CCM sits above your existing security tooling, ensuring that all assets … Read More

Making a cybersecurity business case with data-driven insights

CyberSecurity business case with data insights

Data-driven insights for cybersecurity business case Mitigating risks and avoiding cyberattacks should be a key corporate objective for any industry in the current digital age. Ensuring your business has the right cyber risk data is crucial when building digital defences and protecting sensitive information. Data-driven insights allow companies to better understand their security posture and enable them to take the … Read More

Why do you need a cloud security posture management (CSPM)?

cloud security posture management or CSPM

What is cloud security posture management or CSPM? Cloud security posture management (CSPM) is a key element of cloud data security that scans cloud environments and alerts security teams to configuration vulnerabilities and compliance risks in cloud services.   CSPM automates the identification and restoration of risk across cloud infrastructures, including Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and Platform as … Read More

Mitigating cyberattacks with IOAs and IOCs

Paper with Indicator of Attack (IOAs) and Indicator of Compromise (IOCs)

IOA and IOC – what’s the difference and why you should pay attention to them Being able to mitigate cyberattacks is key to business success in today’s digital age. Indicator of Attack (IOAs) and Indicator of Compromise (IOCs) are two important parts of ensuring your network is safe and secure.   IOAs demonstrate the intentions behind a cyberattack and the techniques … Read More

How to use NIST SP 800-61 guide to be better prepared for third-party risk

How to use NIST SP 800-61 guide for third-party risk?

As your business grows, so does its third-party ecosystem. But with growth comes a greater sense of responsibility which entails increasing cybersecurity measures and protecting your company against cyberattacks. Ensuring your organisation’s cyber defences are at an optimal level is paramount in today’s digital age to protect against technology outages, credential and data exposures, denial-of-service attacks, ransomware, and other threats. Here … Read More

What to consider when selecting a third party risk management framework

RiskXchange A Framework For Third Party Risk Management RiskXchange The leader in Third-Party Cyber Risk Management

In March 2021, the Volkswagen Group of America learnt that one of its vendors left unsecured data online, exposing contact information and social security numbers of over 3.3 million customers. The attack severely damaged the brand’s reputation because over 97% of the victims were Audi customers and interested buyers. The cyberattack encapsulates the problem most companies face today—discerning which vendors … Read More

What should you cover during a cloud security audit?

RiskXchange What should you cover during a cloud security audit RiskXchange The leader in Third-Party Cyber Risk Management

RiskXchange generates objective and quantitative reporting on a company’s cyber security risk and performance for your cloud security audit. The 2021 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) highlights that 73 percent of cyberattacks involved cloud assets during 2020, which is a dramatic increase from the 27 percent recorded in 2019. Not only does this show that cloud security incidents and … Read More

Why you need an integrated risk management platform

integrated risk management platform

Every organisation is vulnerable to unique risks. What may pose a huge risk to some may not be as pervasive of a threat to others. Because a threat has not yet emerged as one, however, doesn’t mean it won’t pose a threat in the future. This approach to business security may seem like a constant state of alarm, and that’s because … Read More