To create a comprehensive and conclusive rating, cysmo® currently uses six partial ratings which in turn comprise various detailed individual scores. As the threat situation created by cyber attacks is continuously changing, ratings are also being continuously refined and adapted to current developments.
The partial ratings generated by cysmo® detect various potential vulnerabilities of a company's IT structure. This detailed presentation of the total rating makes the result transparent and easy to understand for all involved parties.
The partial rating Attack Resilience rates the attack surface of the rated company that is visible externally.
The partial rating "Darknet" evaluates the attack surface with regard to social engineering based on publications by Darknet Information.
The partial rating DDoS Stability rates the resilience of the infrastructure regarding DDoS attacks (Distributed Denial of Service).
The partial rating DNS Config rates the configuration DNS infrastructure (domain name system) in use, i.e. of the servers which are responsible for the name resolution of the systems.
The partial rating Mail Config rates the configuration of the used mail servers.
Privacy and Reputation
The partial rating Privacy and Reputation rates the security related treatment of website visitors.