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BitSight feature-by-feature comparisons

Here are a couple of handy feature-by-feature comparisons to help you compare BitSight to the competition.
Capabilities
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170,000 supported organizations
5 stars
2,000,000+ organizations scanned daily.
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1,000,000+ companies rated.
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RiskRecon distills its assessment criteria into a single score from 0-10.
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100,000+ companies on the exchange.
Usability and the learning curve
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Provides high-level summation of vendor risk allowing easy comparison of vendors.
5 stars
High-level summation of risk with the ability to drill down into precise technical details.
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Simple interface for quick grade reports and charts.
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Provides risk prioritization based on your configured policy.
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Risks detailed on point-in-time vendor assessment coupled with continuous monitoring of inherent risk, threat intelligence, and risk scoring. The exchange model forces more frequent point in time assessments, as many as 2-3 times each year.
Community support
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Company and product blog.
5 stars
UpGuard Summit brings together a community of security leaders from leading companies, explores the future of security and helps businesses stay secure. The UpGuard cybersecurity and risk management blog is updated four times a week and our breach research blog has uncovered and secured some of the largest data breaches.
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Company and product blog.
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Company and product blog.
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Company and product blog.
Release rate
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4 stars
UpGuard has adopted DevOps principles internally to develop, test, and release software continuously, ensuring fast, consistent, and safe releases.
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Agile release methodology for both the SaaS platform and content.
Pricing and support
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Public pricing information is not available. Pricing is reported to start at $20,000 plus $2,000-$2,500 per vendor per year.
5 stars
UpGuard has a transparent pricing model which you can view here. UpGuard pricing starts at $5k/year and scales with your company.
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Public pricing information is not available. Reports say pricing starts at $16,500 for self-assessment plus five vendors, and additional vendors cost $1,500-$2,000 per vendor per year.
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Public pricing information is not available. Pricing is reported to start at $10,000 and increases based on the number of vendors monitored.
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There is no public pricing available for CyberGRX, making it hard to know how much you would pay without talking to them.
API and extensibility
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4 stars
UpGuard offers a standard API to pull data into other enterprise applications.
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Fully functional bidirectional API.
Third-party integrations
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Offers integrations with RSA Archer GRC, CyberGRX, OneTrust Vendorpedia, ProcessUnity, MetricStream, and more.
4 stars
Integrates with GRC platforms, ticketing systems like ServiceNow, and more.
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Offers integrations with GRC platforms such as RSA Archer.
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Offers integrations with GRC platforms such as RSA Archer, Sigma Ratings, Whistic, and more.
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Integrates with multiple GRC platforms (using connectors), visualization tools, ticketing systems, and SOC tools.
Customers
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Customers include The University of North Florida, Snam, EPAM, and PROSA.
5 stars
NASA, the New York Stock Exchange (ICE), Morningstar, Akamai, Bill.com, IAG, and ADP. Read our customer stories.
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Customers include Symantec, Pepsico, Two Sigma, and Stony Brook University.
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Customers include Informatica, Tufts Health Plan, University of San Francisco, and Sentara.
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Fortune 500 companies across several sectors (including Financial Services, Healthcare, Retail, and Technology), and across geographies including North America, Europe, and APAC markets.
Predictive capabilities
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The IP reputation methodology helps catch active malware installations, but that’s only one possible way a data breach can occur.
5 stars
As UpGuard checks for misconfigurations across your Internet footprint, many important breach vectors are covered, including phishing, ransomware susceptibility (like WannaCry), man-in-the-middle attacks, DNSSEC, vulnerabilities, email spoofing, domain hijacking, and DNS issues. Data leaks are automatically surfaced by the platform for your team to assess and close before they become breaches.
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The IP reputation methodology helps catch active malware installations, but that's only one possible way a data breach can occur. Yes, they use additional data but lack the transparency to prove the efficacy of their scores
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Focuses on third-party assessment across 11 security domains and 41 security criteria.
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Checks for misconfigurations across Internet footprint and covers breach vectors such as phishing, ransomware susceptibility (like WannaCry), man-in-the-middle attacks, DNSSEC, vulnerabilities, email spoofing, domain hijacking, and DNS issues. Data breach incidents are captured, and notice is provided.
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Capabilities
Star rating
170,000 supported organizations
Usability and the learning curve
Star rating
Provides high-level summation of vendor risk allowing easy comparison of vendors.
Community support
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Company and product blog.
Release rate
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Pricing and support
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Public pricing information is not available. Pricing is reported to start at $20,000 plus $2,000-$2,500 per vendor per year.
API and extensibility
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Third-party integrations
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Offers integrations with RSA Archer GRC, CyberGRX, OneTrust Vendorpedia, ProcessUnity, MetricStream, and more.
Customers
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Customers include The University of North Florida, Snam, EPAM, and PROSA.
Predictive capabilities
Star rating
The IP reputation methodology helps catch active malware installations, but that’s only one possible way a data breach can occur.
Security rating
UpGuard Security Rating
Capabilities
5 stars
2,000,000+ organizations scanned daily.
Usability and the learning curve
5 stars
High-level summation of risk with the ability to drill down into precise technical details.
Community support
5 stars
UpGuard Summit brings together a community of security leaders from leading companies, explores the future of security and helps businesses stay secure. The UpGuard cybersecurity and risk management blog is updated four times a week and our breach research blog has uncovered and secured some of the largest data breaches.
Release rate
4 stars
UpGuard has adopted DevOps principles internally to develop, test, and release software continuously, ensuring fast, consistent, and safe releases.
Pricing and support
5 stars
UpGuard has a transparent pricing model which you can view here. UpGuard pricing starts at $5k/year and scales with your company.
API and extensibility
4 stars
UpGuard offers a standard API to pull data into other enterprise applications.
Third-party integrations
4 stars
Integrates with GRC platforms, ticketing systems like ServiceNow, and more.
Customers
5 stars
NASA, the New York Stock Exchange (ICE), Morningstar, Akamai, Bill.com, IAG, and ADP. Read our customer stories.
Predictive capabilities
5 stars
As UpGuard checks for misconfigurations across your Internet footprint, many important breach vectors are covered, including phishing, ransomware susceptibility (like WannaCry), man-in-the-middle attacks, DNSSEC, vulnerabilities, email spoofing, domain hijacking, and DNS issues. Data leaks are automatically surfaced by the platform for your team to assess and close before they become breaches.
Capabilities
Star rating
1,000,000+ companies rated.
Usability and the learning curve
Star rating
Simple interface for quick grade reports and charts.
Community support
Star rating
Company and product blog.
Release rate
Star rating
Pricing and support
Star rating
Public pricing information is not available. Reports say pricing starts at $16,500 for self-assessment plus five vendors, and additional vendors cost $1,500-$2,000 per vendor per year.
API and extensibility
Star rating
Third-party integrations
Star rating
Offers integrations with GRC platforms such as RSA Archer.
Customers
Star rating
Customers include Symantec, Pepsico, Two Sigma, and Stony Brook University.
Predictive capabilities
Star rating
The IP reputation methodology helps catch active malware installations, but that's only one possible way a data breach can occur. Yes, they use additional data but lack the transparency to prove the efficacy of their scores
Security rating
UpGuard Security Rating
Capabilities
Star rating
RiskRecon distills its assessment criteria into a single score from 0-10.
Usability and the learning curve
Star rating
Provides risk prioritization based on your configured policy.
Community support
Star rating
Company and product blog.
Release rate
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Pricing and support
Star rating
Public pricing information is not available. Pricing is reported to start at $10,000 and increases based on the number of vendors monitored.
API and extensibility
Star rating
Third-party integrations
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Offers integrations with GRC platforms such as RSA Archer, Sigma Ratings, Whistic, and more.
Customers
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Customers include Informatica, Tufts Health Plan, University of San Francisco, and Sentara.
Predictive capabilities
Star rating
Focuses on third-party assessment across 11 security domains and 41 security criteria.
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UpGuard Security Rating
Capabilities
Star rating
100,000+ companies on the exchange.
Usability and the learning curve
Star rating
Risks detailed on point-in-time vendor assessment coupled with continuous monitoring of inherent risk, threat intelligence, and risk scoring. The exchange model forces more frequent point in time assessments, as many as 2-3 times each year.
Community support
Star rating
Company and product blog.
Release rate
Star rating
Agile release methodology for both the SaaS platform and content.
Pricing and support
Star rating
There is no public pricing available for CyberGRX, making it hard to know how much you would pay without talking to them.
API and extensibility
Star rating
Fully functional bidirectional API.
Third-party integrations
Star rating
Integrates with multiple GRC platforms (using connectors), visualization tools, ticketing systems, and SOC tools.
Customers
Star rating
Fortune 500 companies across several sectors (including Financial Services, Healthcare, Retail, and Technology), and across geographies including North America, Europe, and APAC markets.
Predictive capabilities
Star rating
Checks for misconfigurations across Internet footprint and covers breach vectors such as phishing, ransomware susceptibility (like WannaCry), man-in-the-middle attacks, DNSSEC, vulnerabilities, email spoofing, domain hijacking, and DNS issues. Data breach incidents are captured, and notice is provided.
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UpGuard Security Rating
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