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Black Kite Wins Two 2022 CISO Choice Awards for its Leading Cyber Risk Monitoring Platform

Leader in Cyber Risk Intelligence Named a Partner in Success and Third Party Risk Management Winner

BOSTON – Oct 25, 2022

Black Kite, the leader in third-party cyber risk intelligence, today announced it was awarded two 2022 CISO Choice Awards by CISOs Connect™ for its technology platform and business practices. Black Kite won the Partner in Success and Third Party Risk Management categories, which were selected by a panel of 12 leading CISOs.

“The likelihood of ransomware attacks impacting businesses due to a third-party breach has nearly doubled from only 15% in 2020 to 27% in 2022. As a result, it’s more crucial than ever that leaders examine their risk factors throughout the entire supply chain,” said Paul Paget, CEO of Black Kite. “Our recognition in the CISO Choice Awards reinforces that third-party cyber risk management is top of mind for leading businesses amid record disruption. We’re honored to receive these awards from such distinguished CISOs as they confirm Black Kite is providing best-of-class service to our customers and partners.”

Black Kite is the only fully transparent, standards-based third-party cyber risk platform built from a hacker’s perspective that analyzes a supply chain’s cybersecurity posture from three critical dimensions: technical, financial and compliance. The continuously updated global database of high-quality risk intelligence eliminates false positives and provides businesses a holistic approach to monitoring thousands of suppliers’ cybersecurity health in real time.

As CISO Choice Awards esteemed Judge Sue Lapierre, VP, IT Governance, Information Security Officer of Prologis, said in a CISOs Connect press release, “This year was extremely gratifying as we saw innovative approaches across threat types to safeguard our organizations. The CISO Choice Awards are a valuable recognition, and all of us who belong to the exclusive CISOs Connect Community want to recognize and congratulate this year’s winners.”

Black Kite won the competitive Partner in Success category based on its working relationships with the CISOs and their employees – working to meet their needs not only today but are responsive to the enterprises’ changing needs. Black Kite was also awarded for the second year in a row as the leader in Third Party Risk Management for its holistic standards-based approach.

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About Black Kite

One in four organizations suffered from a cyberattack in the last year, resulting in production, reputation and financial losses. The real problem is adversaries attack companies via third parties, island-hopping their way into target organizations. At Black Kite, we’re redefining vendor risk management with the world’s first global third-party cyber risk monitoring platform, built from a hacker’s perspective.

With 500+ customers across the globe and counting, we’re committed to improving the health and safety of the entire planet’s cyber ecosystem with the industry’s most accurate and comprehensive cyber intelligence. While other security ratings service (SRS) providers try to narrow the scope, Black Kite provides the only standards-based cyber risk assessments that analyze your supply chain’s cybersecurity posture from three critical dimensions: technical, financial and compliance.


Kerry Quintiliani, Corporate Ink
for Black Kite, Inc.
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 617-969-9192