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With Cyber Intelligence Beyond a Rating

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Multidimensional Risk Lens

A simple rating is not sufficient. Black Kite provides third party risk intelligence from a technical, financial and compliance perspective to eliminate false positives and ensure a holistic approach to vendor risk management.

Standards-based Methodology

Black Kite is the only cyber rating system that does not use a proprietary methodology to calculate results. Technical findings derived from industry standards ensures accuracy and confidence in data results.

Conquer Cost & Resources

Black Kite is built for third party risk management. The scalable nature of the platform allows you to monitor every vendor in your supply chain despite budget and manpower.


Engage the Business

Black Kite bridges the gap between the IT department and the Board with easy-to-understand reporting that speaks to the business. Garner investment and support easily with relevant data.

20 Categories with 400+ Controls

Vulnerabilities and attack patterns identified using 20 categories and 400+ controls, making the Black Kite platform 3x more comprehensive than competitors’.

Uncover Your Ransomware Susceptibility

The only cyber rating platform with a tool to detect the likelihood of a ransomware attack to your organization.

Exclusive Industry Insight

Ransomware became the most common attack method of third-party attacks, initiating 27% of breaches analyzed in 2021.

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The Black Kite Platform

Built from a Hacker’s Perspective
Risk in Financial Terms
Determines the financial impact of potential breaches for each vendor
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Technical Cyber Risk Score
Continuously monitors third-party risks and assigns an easy-to-understand letter grade to each vendor
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Questionnaire & Compliance Correlation
Correlates findings with industry standards to inform compliance requirements
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Black Kite’s platform was built to provide full visibility into a vendor’s cyber position, using the same open-source intelligence tools and techniques hackers use (data collectors, crawlers, honeypots, etc.) to continuously collect information from internet-wide scanner databases, reputation sites, cyber events, hacker shares, and known vulnerability databases.

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