At Fractional CISO, we use a handful of third-party tools to help improve our clients’ cybersecurity posture.
One such tool is Black Kite, a cyber risk monitoring and threat intelligence platform. In particular, Black Kite’s scans help us identify vulnerabilities in our clients’ systems and their vendors’ systems. We use this information to prioritize, plan, and guide risk management decisions.
While we delivered this service before using Black Kite, it took much longer. It required much more manual review and an interview and evidence-collection process. Cutting down that lengthy process enables to spend more time focusing on other client needs.
We don’t endorse any one vendor for any one service. We do not have sales or referral partnerships with third-party companies – no kickbacks. When we do recommend vendors, it’s on a case-by-case basis with vendors suited to our the specific client’s needs.
As a result of this approach, we don’t normally talk about the tools we use.
But Black Kite is a tool in our toolbox, and they recently published a nice case study about us and how we use the tool to service our clients.
It is accessible on their website here. You are required to provide an email to download the case study.
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