Black Kite launched the Black Kite Aviator partner program. Black kite is a recognized cyber risk ratings firm. Aviator allows IT solutions providers to expand their cyber risk services portfolio and assist clients in securing their supply chains. The Aviator program has reached an agreement with more than 50 companies.

Members of the Aviator partnership program will have rights to use Black Kite’s industry-leading platform, which streamlines third-party risk management, uses open-source intelligence and non-intrusive scans, provides automated and continuous monitoring, and measures third-party technical, financial, and compliance risk. Members of the program will also have access to Black Kite’s partner site, which has a repository of sales and marketing materials, a formal deal registration procedure, and other enablement tools.

“Every organization needs third-party risk visibility and a means of determining the financial, brand, and reputational costs,” said Paul Paget, CEO of Black Kite. “The Aviator partner program will make Black Kite’s unique cyber risk and ransomware rating tools available to companies in the healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, and automotive verticals.”

The Ransomware Susceptibility IndexTM (RSITM), the OpenFairTM Tool, and a scalable that system reduce vendor evaluation times from weeks to hours are among the cyber risk solutions offered by Black Kite.

The RSI is a tool that calculates incident susceptibility and detects ransomware-prone companies. The OpenFair System is the first automated risk-assessment software for C-suite executives that calculates the financial implications of cyber breaches in quantified, convenient commercial terms. The Black Kite software continuously monitors for modifications across 20 cybersecurity categories, keeping vendor risk evaluations up to date.