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    and guidelines, and the current threat environment
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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
"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

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Staying Strategic with Third Party Risk

Published on March 2, 2015 By | Posted in: Third Party Risk, Third Party Risk Management

Banks have an opportunity to not only specify and assess controls, but also inspire a strategic and robust approach to risk management. Over the past

Dear Member of the Board

Published on February 24, 2015 By | Posted in: Board's, Newsletter, Vendor Risk Managment, Vendor Security

Whether you’re a board member of a retailer like Starbucks or sitting on a large financial services board like JPMorgan Chase, I’ll bet you’re pleased

Rightsizing Tiered Approaches for Risk & Compliance

Published on February 20, 2015 By | Posted in: Compliance, Risk

Last week was an active week of discussion on issues facing financial services companies. I presented at the 40th annual Roundtable for ISACA’s MN Chapter

The 2015 Vendor Risk Management Benchmark Survey

The survey for the second annual Vendor Risk Management Benchmark Study 2015 by Shared Assessments in collaboration with global consulting firm Protiviti, is now open. This study examines the maturity of organizations’ current vendor risk management programs.

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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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