The Trusted Source in
Third Party Risk Assurance

  • Creating efficiencies and cost savings to effectively
    manage the vendor risk management lifecycle
  • Tools follow "a trust, but verify" standardized approach,
    adopted globally across a broad range of industries
  • Kept current with regulations, industry standards
    and guidelines, and the current threat environment
  • Education, resources and tools for outsourcers,
    service providers, assessment firms and solution providers

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"Adopting the Shared Assessments Program enabled Deluxe to reduce cycle time, improve quality, & streamline the due diligence process. At Deluxe, two-thirds of our due diligence requests use Shared Assessment tool."
— Linnea Solem, CIPP, CIPP/C, Chief Privacy Officer, Vice President Risk and Compliance, Deluxe Corp, Shared Assessments Program Chair
  • Participate in a global community of information security, privacy, and third party risk management leaders
  • Gain access to members-only resources and the Shared Assessments Program Tools, including the SIG and AUP
  • Develop and demonstrate knowledge with industry peers on challenging issues in information and data security, privacy and business continuity
  • Gain opportunities to build, shape and refine vendor risk management tools and best practices
  • Network with information security officers, privacy officers, and other subject matter experts

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The world’s most comprehensive third party risk management tools

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"Shared Assessments Program tools allow enterprise organizations to evaluate and measure the level of IT risk across their vendors in an quantifiable, objective and repeatable process."
— Niall Browne, CSO and VP of Security, Workday
  • Obtain efficiencies and cost savings by using just one document to establish and define your risk control environment
  • Reduce FTE costs by using one document to satisfy multiple client requests, rather than responding to multiple proprietary questionnaires
  • Used globally by financial institutions, healthcare organizations, energy/utility, retailers, telecommunications and others
  • Shared Assessments Program Tools kept current with regulatory and industry standards
"Early Warning adheres to a security program ensures we protect all of our customers’ data, including Personally Identifiable Information (PII). Through active participation and membership in the Shared Assessments program, we leverage the Program’s tools and resources to make our customer audits as efficient as possible."
— Glen Sgambati, CISM, CIPP, CRISC, CTP
Chief Risk and Security Officer
Early Warning

Shared Assessments Summit 2015

Join us For the 8th Annual Shared Assessments Summit

April 29-30, 2015 at the Four Seasons Hotel – Baltimore.

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Voice Privacy: An Emerging Conversation

Published on March 17, 2015 By | Posted in: Newsletter, Privacy, Voice

We tend to think of conversations as ephemeral. If a conversation is sensitive, we stop typing and start talking. Our long history of telecommunication regulations

The Football Approach to Tackling Data Security Risks

Published on March 12, 2015 By | Posted in: Cybersecurity, Data, Privacy, Security

The legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi was famous for his “Gentlemen, this is a football” speech at the beginning of each season. This

Press Release: 10 Tips to Address Latest Third Party Security Risks: Payment Systems, Data Breaches, Cybersecurity

Published on March 5, 2015 By | Posted in: Cybersecurity, News, Payments, Press Release, Security, Third Party Risk Management

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Lisa MacKenzie, MacKenzie Marketing Group, 503-225-0725, or Kelly Stremel, 10 Tips to Address Latest Third Party Security Risks: Payment Systems,

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April 20-24 - San Francisco, CA

Visit Shared Assessments Program Chair, Jonathan Dambrot, Prevalent, Inc. at Booth 645.

Can Peer Collaboration Be Our Next Best Practice for Risk Management?

Please join us for a discussion on how Peer Collaboration is changing the face of third party risk management.

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Facilitated by Robin Slade, EVP/COO, The Santa Fe Group/Shared Assessments

  • Can we lesson the burden of third party risk management?
  • Are there new methodologies, practices and peer collaboration that can improve risk management and create efficiencies?

Thursday, April 23
8:00am - 8:50am
West Building - Room 3012

The 2014 Vendor Risk Management Benchmark Study by Shared Assessments

report-thumb-150The 2014 Vendor Risk Management Benchmark Study by Shared Assessments in collaboration with global consulting firm Protiviti examines the maturity of organizations' current vendor risk management programs.

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2015 Program Tools

2015 Shared Assessments Program Tools

Our 2015 Shared Assessment Program Tools Deliver Comprehensive Assessment of
IT, Privacy and Data Security Controls to Manage Threats

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