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CISA adds SecurityScorecard to free up cybersecurity resources for vulnerable sectors of critical infrastructure

CISA adds SecurityScorecard to free up cybersecurity resources for vulnerable sectors of critical infrastructure
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CISA adds SecurityScorecard to free up cybersecurity resources for vulnerable sectors of critical infrastructure

Enterprise Security Ratings provide a data-driven view of cybersecurity risk exposure

NEW YORK, April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — SecurityScorecardworld leader in cybersecurity ratings, joins the catalog of Free cybersecurity services and tools, established by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to enhance the cyber resilience of underresourced and vulnerable critical infrastructure sectors. SecurityScorecard Security Ratings provide an objective, data-driven view of an organization’s cybersecurity risk exposure and cybersecurity hygiene, which are quantified and scored on an easy-to-understand AF (0-100) rating scale.

Security Scorecard (PRNewsfoto/SecurityScorecard)

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SecurityScorecard joins the catalog of Free Cybersecurity Services and Tools, established by CISA

The CISA Cybersecurity Tools and Services catalog, established in february 2022is a compilation of free tools available from government organizations and private companies, to help organizations decrease the probability of a harmful cyber incident either through rapid detection of malicious activity or by amplifying resiliency through incident response.

“SecurityScorecard pioneered assessments that use metrics and readings to give organizations a complete picture of cyber risk exposure,” he said. Sachin Bansal, Commercial and Legal Director of SecurityScorecard. “As threat actors proliferate and the world becomes increasingly risk averse, our security ratings and data provide valuable information needed to maintain a more resilient posture. We are pleased to work with CISA to expand access to this resource.” so necessary.”

According to CISA’s website, it “applies neutral principles and criteria for adding items and maintains sole and final discretion in determining what items are included. CISA does not attest to the suitability or effectiveness of these services and tools for any use case.” CISA does not endorse any commercial products or services. Any reference to specific commercial products, processes, or services by service mark, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by CISA.” .

SecurityScorecard currently scores over 12 million entities worldwide and uses non-intrusive, proprietary methods to continuously monitor across 10 risk categories (eg, network security, patch cadence, endpoint security, etc.) to deliver instantly an easy to understand ‘A’. through ‘F’ grade. These ratings are updated daily based on objective, publicly available data that, similar to credit ratings, provide an “outside-in” view of an entity’s security posture.

To learn more about the SecurityScorecard cyber risk scoring platform, visit https://securityscorecard.com/free-security-ratings.

About SecurityScorecard
Funded by world-class investors including Evolution Equity Partners, Silver Lake Waterman, Sequoia Capital, GV, Riverwood Capital and others, SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings with more than 12 million continuously rated companies. Founded in 2013 by security and risk experts Dr. Alexander Yampolsky and sam kassoumeh, SecurityScorecard’s proprietary scoring technology is used by more than 30,000 organizations for enterprise risk management, third-party risk management, board reporting, due diligence, cyber insurance underwriting and regulatory oversight . SecurityScorecard is the first cybersecurity rating company to offer digital forensics and incident response services, providing a 360-degree approach to security prevention and response for its global customer and partner base. SecurityScorecard continues to make the world a safer place by transforming the way companies understand, improve and communicate cybersecurity risk to their boards, employees and vendors. Every organization has the universal right to trust and transparency Instant Security Dashboard classification. For more information visit securityscorecard.com or connect with us at LinkedIn.

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