Posted 11 Dec 2018

SecurityScorecard Announces Partnership with Cybernance to Drive Holistic View of Cyber Risk Across the Enterprise

New York, NY, December 11, 2018 - SecurityScorecard, the leader in security ratings, and Cybernance Corporation, a thought leader in the business of cyber risk governance, announced today a technology integration partnership, extending the SecurityScorecard security ratings platform to Cybernance customers.

“The combination of SecurityScorecard and Cybernance, gives enterprises a holistic view of existing and potential risk,” said Aleksandr Yampolskiy, Co-Founder & CEO of SecurityScorecard. “Through this new partnership, customers will reap the benefits of the ability to see how their third parties rank through SecurityScorecard’s security ratings platform, as well as where they stand in cyber resilience with Cybernance.”  

The SecurityScorecard integration enables Cybernance customers to:

  • Assess Vendor Cybersecurity Posture: View the overall grade and the 10 factor grades of data that comprise a vendor's SecurityScorecard rating along with the number of findings associated with each factor.
  • Prioritize Vendors for Review: Use SecurityScorecard ratings to determine which vendors to prioritize for deeper reviews based on their cybersecurity risk posture.
  • Validate Assessments: Validate or invalidate assessment responses from vendors by leveraging data from SecurityScorecard.

“Enterprise customers turn to Cybernance to evaluate where they stand against national security standards and recommendations, like the NIST Cybersecurity Framework,” said Bob Barker, Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Cybernance Corporation. “Through the partnership with SecurityScorecard, our customers can now better manage their cyber risk and, ultimately, the steps to take to increase overall security posture.”

About Cybernance Corporation

Cybernance is the cyber risk governance platform that regulated industries, public companies, and government agencies rely on to effectively oversee and manage cyber risk. Based on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, the Cybernance Platform is an internal control system that provides deep visibility into the people, processes, and policies within an entire organization so business and agency leaders can easily mitigate and document all cyber risks. With Cybernance, departments work seamlessly together in an online platform that provides company-wide risk reporting through dashboards and a proprietary risk scoring system that gives executives and board members peace of mind and third party liability protection in the event of cyber terrorist activity. In 2017, Cybernance received the SAFETY Act designation from the Department of Homeland Security, which provides customers the highest form of risk and liability protection from third-party action in the event of a cyber-criminal data breach. Visit www.cybernance.com for more information, and follow Cybernance on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About SecurityScorecard

Headquartered in the heart of New York City, SecurityScorecard's vision is to create a new language for measuring and communicating security risk. The company was founded in late 2013 by Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh, two former cybersecurity practitioners who had served, respectively, as Chief Information Security Officer and Head of Security and Compliance. With cloud solutions becoming an increasingly integral part of the security technology stack Yampolskiy and Kassoumeh recognized the need to address third- and fourth-party risk as well as better understand the security capabilities of their business partners. Since its founding, the company has grown dramatically and now counts hundreds of leading brands as customers. SecurityScorecard is backed by leading venture capital investors including Sequoia Capital, GV, NGP Capital, Evolution Equity Partners, Boldstart Ventures, AXA Venture Partners among others. For more information, visit www.securityscorecard.com.

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