Risk Report


Measure your risk and security posture with comprehensive visibility and daily updates.

Know where to focus your security investments. 

Making the right security investments is all about visibility. With the Verizon Risk Report, you get a 360-degree view of your entire security landscape. By integrating our intelligence with multiple security data sources, you can aggregate, display, and score information in a way that’s easy to understand. 

As a leader in cybersecurity, we track over 61 billion events on average every year. With this insight, you can develop a focused action plan for your security environment, and prioritize spending where it matters most.

What is Verizon Risk Report?

The Verizon Risk Report is a customized risk assessment tool that measures and benchmarks your security posture. It features daily updates and creates a common language to better understand your security environment in terms of business risk and growth.

How does Verizon Risk Report work?

The Verizon Risk Report assesses your security posture using quantified scoring algorithms, detailed dark web findings, and proprietary data from our threat intelligence library. This gives you the data you need to identify security gaps and evaluate where you need to focus, all leading to more informed business decisions.

Know your score.

The Verizon Risk Report delivers executive-level reporting while allowing analysts to drill down for specific details, helping IT teams save time while maintaining flexibility for various audiences.

Features & benefits

With the Verizon Risk Report, you get the data you need to identify security gaps and evaluate where you need to focus. Other features and benefits include:

  • Security scoring. Effectively measure changes in your security maturity
  • Online exposure. Identify content on the deep/dark web that could damage your enterprise
  • Daily updates. View your dashboard at your convenience, any time online
  • Customized views. Map to frameworks such as VERIS, NIST, ISO 27001, and more

25 +

years of security experience


risk vectors assessed with Verizon Risk Report


security incidents monitored each year, on average


times as a Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader2

Service levels

The Verizon Risk Report has three service levels that build on each other, giving you an in-depth view of your security landscape. Our Vendor Risk Management services provides insight into your vendor’s security posture.

Level 1: Outside-in view

This external view gathers data from public sources, identifies exposure on the dark web, and correlates findings with proprietary data.

Level 2: Inside-out view

This asset-focused view searches internally for malware, unwanted programs, and dual usage tools within endpoints and infrastructure.

Level 3: Culture and process view

Delivers true 360 degree visibility by combining external and internal evaluations with an in-depth review of your security culture and processes.1

Vendor Risk Management

Make informed decisions about risk by evaluating the security posture ratings of other companies.

Innovative solutions from industry leaders.

The Verizon Risk Report combines the world-class capabilities of these leading security organizations with Verizon’s own unique intelligence.


“Our role as an objective security ratings organization supports Verizon’s strategy to create a risk posture by integrating a comprehensive internal view with an independent, industry-standard external view of an organization’s cyber risk.”

-- Dave Fachetti, senior vice president of strategic partnerships, BitSight

Recorded Future

“This relationship with Verizon will enable more effective prioritization and strategy by adding our threat intelligence across security functions, putting power back into the hands of the good guys.”

-- Dr. Christopher Ahlberg, chief executive officer and co-founder, Recorded Future


“We're thrilled to help power The Verizon Risk Report. Pairing Verizon's experience and knowledge with the in-depth visibility and control Tanium provides will enable businesses to make meaningful, measurable improvements to their security posture and resilience.”

-- Orion Hindawi, chief executive officer and co-founder, Tanium


“Cylance is delighted to team with Verizon. The unique intelligence provided by Cylance regarding malicious and suspicious activities and behavior will provide Verizon Risk Report clients with immediately actionable recommendations for improving security posture and reducing risk.”

-- Stuart McClure, chairman and chief executive officer, Cylance

Your experts in cybersecurity.

Protect. Detect. Investigate. Respond.

See why Gartner has recognized us as a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services, Worldwide for seven times.2


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1Future availability of Level 3 is scheduled for 2019.

2Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services, Worldwide, Toby Bussa, Kelly M. Kavanagh, Sid Deshpande, Pete Shoard, 2 May 2019.

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