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Security Scorecard: Cybersecurity Ratings

Why you can trust SecurityScorecard Ratings

Cybersecurity rating companies use a combination of data points collected organically or purchased from public and private sources and then apply proprietary algorithms to articulate an organization’s security effectiveness into a quantifiable score.

SecurityScorecard provides transparency into our ratings methodology and delivers insights into how it aligns with industry standards. Understand the principles, methodology, and process behind how our cybersecurity ratings work.


How we help you

Enterprise Cyber Risk Management ​

• Create a data-driven narrative with metrics that show stakeholders the current and potential business create impact of security risks and the efforts to mitigate them.

• Continuously monitor your cybersecurity posture, manage your reputational risk, and address real-time issues and findings against your business.

Executive Level Monitoring

• Effectively communicate your cybersecurity strategy and risk posture to the Board and C-Suite in an easy-to-understand rating language.

• Align cybersecurity with business needs, report on your organization’s performance, and demonstrate the efficacy and ROI of your cybersecurity programs.

Third - Party Risk Management (VRM)

• Take control of third-party risk and improve the cyberhealth of your entire vendor system.

• Accelerate the vendor risk assessment process by 75% with transparency into vulnerabilities in your third-party ecosystem and with industry–leading collaborative remediation tools.

Cyber Insurance

• Accurately assess the security posture of insureds and continuously monitor your portfolio.

• Leverage the largest network of rated companies to accelerate the time to quote, enhance cyber risk modeling, and provide value-added services to your clients.

M&A Cyber Due Diligence

• Gain insight into the cyber risk of any company, make data-driven business decisions and reduce financial risk.

• Perform more in-depth due diligence on an acquisition target, for a credit underwriting decision.

• Make prudent and risk-aware financial decisions.

Service Providers

• Enhance your offering with valuable SecurityScorecard data.

• Whether you’re a data service provider, or managed service provider, leverage  SecurityScorecard to provide more value to your clients.


• Enable cybersecurity compliance, and attestation with evolving regulations and industry standards.

• Instantly map ratings to industry, track changes and build remediation plans to remain compliant with auditors.

Why Choose Security Scorecard

Global Leader of Security Ratings for

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Third-Party Risk Management

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Executive Level Reporting

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Cyber Risk Quantification

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Automatic Vendor Detection

Security Scorecard Guiding Principles:



Model Governance

Dispute, Correction and Appeal


Accuracy and Validation



In conjunction with the US Chamber of Commerce and other security rating experts, SecurityScorecard helped shape and then adopted these guiding principles for fair and accurate security ratings.

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