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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"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
  • 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

"Integrating the full range of Shared Assessments content into our GRC platform gives our customers streamlined vendor management tools, empowering them to better manage the governance, risk and compliance issues surrounding their third-party relationships."
— Chris Caldwell, CEO, LockPath
  • 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
"The Shared Assessments Program’s rigorous standards are equal to or better than all other standards. We are very satisfied with the acceptance by our clients."
— Timothy J. O’Brien, Senior Vice President, Yodlee

Three Tips to Manage Vendor Risk and Combat Cyberattacks

Published on August 28, 2015 By | Posted in: News

It has been a banner year for cyberattacks in healthcare, and the threats show no sign of stopping. The growing dangers of cyberthreats should make

What Exactly is OK (for) Google? Voicing Voice Privacy Concerns

Published on August 27, 2015 By | Posted in: Privacy, Voice

Every day, voice recognition gets better. And every day, more of us start talking to our devices instead of typing. Although voice recognition technology is

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

Published on August 26, 2015 By | Posted in: Peer Collaboration, Third Party Risk, Third Party Risk Management, Webinar

Prevalent Webinar Hosted by NYSE Governance Services Sponsored by Symantec Thursday, September 17th from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST Presenter: Robin Slade, Executive Vice

2015 Shared Assessments Benchmark Study


The 2015 Vendor Risk Management Benchmark Study by Shared Assessments in collaboration with global consulting firm Protiviti examines the maturity of vendor risk management.

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Recently Released: Collaborative Onsite Assessments Case Study

COA CoverThe Shared Assessments Program is pleased to present a case study based on our first in a series of pilots for our Collaborative Onsite Assessment program.

The goal of this pilot program is to create the opportunity for multiple industry outsourcers to perform a collaborative onsite assessment of a single service provider, performed by an independent assessment firm, leveraging the Shared Assessments Agreed Upon Procedures (AUP), the standardized testing procedures of the Shared Assessments Program, as a common onsite assessment vehicle. The case study outlines the methodology used and the results of this first pilot.

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Recently Released: Law Firm Briefing Paper

The Shared Assessments Program is pleased to present a briefing paper based on the significance of information security and privacy controls on law firms as third party service providers and collaborative opportunities for resolution.

This paper focuses on the issues law firms are facing as they adapt to providing a secure IT environment that meets increasingly stringent third party risk assessment requirements; and solution-building efforts to establish robust industry-wide program recommendations regarding management of IT security, data, resiliency, and privacy risk.

As the trusted source in third party risk management, the Shared Assessments membership works collaboratively to develop improvements to third party risk processes and methodologies and create efficiencies.

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Save the Date: 2016 Shared Assessments Summit

Mark Your Calendar
2016 Shared Assessments Summit
May 16-20, 2016

Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace
Baltimore, MD

May 16:
SIG & AUP Beginner Pre-Conference Workshop(s)
May 17:
Pre-Conference Workshop(s)
May 18:
Shared Assessments Summit (full day session)
May 19
Shared Assessments Summit (full day session)
May 20
CTPRP Certification Workshop & Exam

Registration will open soon.

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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