3rd Party Risk Management , Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , Cyber Insurance

Cyber Risk Quantification: The Quest for Transparency

BitSight's Stephen Boyer Says Regulations Are Driving Better Board-Level Awareness
Stephen Boyer, founder and CTO, BitSight

How can companies make their cybersecurity posture more transparent to stakeholders? That's a question being asked by both boards of directors and potential investors, says Stephen Boyer, founder and CTO of BitSight.

See Also: Breaking Down Silos With a Holistic View of Security, Risk

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2022, Boyer also discusses:

  • Working with Moody's Analytics to better detail cyber risk;
  • Investors' quest for cyber risk quantification;
  • The impact of new regulations and guidance from agencies such as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Boyer co-founded BitSight in 2011 and leads the company's technology program. He previously served as president and co-founder of Saperix, which was acquired by FireMon in 2011. Prior to that, while at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Boyer was a member of the Cyber Systems and Technology Group, where he led research and development programs solving large-scale national cybersecurity problems. Before MIT, he worked at Caldera Systems, an early Linux startup.

About the Author

Mathew J. Schwartz

Mathew J. Schwartz

Executive Editor, DataBreachToday & Europe, ISMG

Schwartz is an award-winning journalist with two decades of experience in magazines, newspapers and electronic media. He has covered the information security and privacy sector throughout his career. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2014, where he now serves as the executive editor, DataBreachToday and for European news coverage, Schwartz was the information security beat reporter for InformationWeek and a frequent contributor to DarkReading, among other publications. He lives in Scotland.

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