PHILADELPHIA and NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NetDiligence® (www.netdiligence.com) and SecurityScorecard™ (www.securityscorecard.com) today announced a partnership to help cyber liability insurers better gauge the security posture of policyholders and applicants for coverage.
Under terms of the agreement, NetDiligence, a long-time leader in enterprise-wide cyber risk assessments, will offer SecurityScorecard's risk grading service as part of its QuietAudit® assessment service.
"When evaluating the security health of an organization, especially in today's interconnected world, the ability to gain right-now insight into potential malicious threats is critical," said Mark Greisiger, NetDilgence's president. "By partnering with SecurityScorecard, NetDiligence is able to provide that information to insurers as an important addition to our traditional cyber risk assessment services that evaluate people, processes and technology."
NetDiligence's QuietAudit cyber risk assessment service provides client risk managers and their insurers a 360 degree view of their cyber risk exposures.
"SecurityScorecard is pleased have its continuous and comprehensive risk measurement service be added to NetDiligence's cyber risk assessment services," said Aleksandr Yampolskiy, SecurityScorecard's CEO. "As a part of their QuietAudit service, SecurityScorecard's grading service provides all the intelligence to thoroughly understand all the malicious data security threats an applicant or client faces and be able make smarter decisions and, more importantly, take action to reduce or eliminate threats."
SecurityScorecard provides objective measurements of all potential risk factors as well as indicators of trends and emerging risks. This objectivity helps to select the most attractive, lowest risk applicants in less time, with less cost and less exposure. SecurityScorecard also allows stratification of applicants by risk level acceptability or by the amount of risk that can be carried at one time. The service does all its measuring, monitoring and analysis without the need to get permission from potential or current policyholders.
SecurityScorecard's risk grading service is available now as a part of NetDiligence's QuietAudit cyber risk assessment. For more information, email [email protected] or call 610-525-6383.
NetDiligence® is a cyber risk assessment and data breach services company. Since 2001, NetDiligence has conducted thousands of enterprise-level cyber risk assessments for a broad variety of organizations, including public entities, financial services, retailers, B2B service providers, software developers, medical providers and universities. NetDiligence services are used by leading cyber liability insurers in the U.S. and U.K. to support both loss-control and education objectives. NetDiligence hosts a biannual Cyber Liability Conference attended by risk managers, privacy attorneys and cyber liability insurance leaders from around the world. NetDiligence is also an acknowledged leader in data and privacy breach prevention and recovery. Its eRiskHub® portal (www.eriskhub.com) is licensed by cyber liability insurers to provide education and breach recovery services to their policyholders. For more information, visit www.netdiligence.com.
SecurityScorecard, Inc. provides precise global threat intelligence and risk awareness continuously and non-intrusively so businesses and their partners can collaboratively intervene on and remediate data security issues.
Security Scorecard Inc. is privately-held with headquarters in New York, NY. Founded in 2013, Security Scorecard investors include Evolution Equity, /bold/start and Atlas Ventures, among others.
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