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Best Practices in Third Party Risk Governance

Published on July 7, 2017 By | Posted in: News

Part 3 in a series with Kenneth Peterson, Chairmam an CEO, Churchill & Harriman Q. What does the annual Shared Assessments Summit deliver to its audience to further propel education and awareness in healthcare security? R. “The Shared Assessments Summit brings together senior risk executives to share best practices and latest insights on managing third […]

Leading Third Party Risk Summit – Celebrating Our 10th Year

Published on May 10, 2017 By | Posted in: Blog, CTPRP Training, Cybersecurity, Event, Guidance, Larry Ponemon, News, Newsletter, Shared Assessments Summit, Third Party Risk Management

. Shared Assessments Program Summit Addresses Digital Transformation As organizations embrace the opportunities afforded by digital technologies, they are facing a business ecosystem that will be forever transformed. The 10th Annual Summit includes pre-Summit workshops and is designed as a comprehensive opportunity for learning, networking and sharing around third party risk. We’ve devoted the week […]

Failed Risk Controls – The Wells Fargo Saga, Part Two

Published on April 17, 2017 By | Posted in: Blog, Board of Directors, Tone at the Top, Wells Fargo

By: Bob Jones, Senior Advisor, The Santa Fe Group, Shared Assessments Program and Gary Roboff, Senior Advisor, The Santa Fe Group, Shared Assessments Program. The Sales Practices Report released by the Board of Wells Fargo on April 10th provides an extraordinary behind the scenes look at the breakdown of risk control processes at one of […]

Building Your TPRM Program – Part 2: 11 Essential Activities to Implement in your Third Party Risk Management Program

Published on March 6, 2017 By | Posted in: News

This is part two of a two-part series created in response to an increasing number of member requests for foundational concepts that support Boards and executive managers as they work to define, design and implement evidence-based Third Party Risk Management (TRPM) programs. This second part provides starting-point approaches and essential focus areas for an organization […]

Shared Assessments 2016 – Strengthening Best Practices and Building Community

Published on January 17, 2017 By | Posted in: News

Shared Assessments finished the 2016 year with 85 new members, a 25% increase over 2015. We closed out the year with a total of 226 members, showing continuing year-over-year growth in the commitment of organizations to improving third party risk management and advancing best practices worldwide. We’ve come a long way together since Shared Assessments […]

The Dangers of Forgotten Data

Published on December 1, 2015 By | Posted in: Blog, Dark Data, Data, Data Breach, Incident Reponse

Just about every business works with masses of data every day, much of which is used and then filed away and forgotten. Gartner calls this forgotten data “dark data,” and defines it as “information assets organizations collect, process and store during regular business activities, but generally fail to use for other purposes.” Forgotten data poses […]

Are You Effectively Managing Your Compliance Documentation?

Published on November 20, 2015 By | Posted in: News

By Susan Eilefson, Deluxe Corporation Reposted with permission. Originally posted on Deluxe Blogs. As the Compliance Enablement Documentation Specialist in the Business Risk & Compliance Department at Deluxe Corporation, one of my key responsibilities is to ensure that all of our documentation will stand the scrutiny of external auditors. All departmental documentation – written policies, […]

COMPLY-Checking Your Vendors’ Cybersecurity Practices

Published on June 9, 2015 By | Posted in: Cybersecurity, Third Party Risk, Vendor Risk Managment

(Reuters) – A weak link in many financial advisers’ cybersecurity plans is the outside companies that help run their businesses, such as payroll companies and computer-repair firms. Shared Assessments Steering Committee member, Rocco Grillo, Managing Director and Global Leader for Incident Response and Forensic Investigations, Protiviti, recently contributed to the article, COMPLY-Checking Your Vendors’ Cyber-security […]

New Year, New Landscape

Published on May 14, 2015 By | Posted in: News, Newsletter, Shared Assessments Summit, Third Party Risk Management

Shared Assessments gathered another impressive set of risk professionals and regulators at the Eighth Annual Shared Assessments Summit to address this year’s theme, Third Party Risk Assurance: Everything Old is New Again. Third party risk management may not be a new concept, but with emerging regulations, technologies and standards, more organizations are faced with adopting […]

Press Release: Small Business Financial Exchange Builds Evidence-Based Collaborative Vendor Risk Program

Published on May 13, 2015 By | Posted in: News, Press Release

PRESS RELEASE All SBFE Communications: For Shared Assessments, contact: Lisa MacKenzie, MacKenzie Marketing Group, 503-225-0725, or Kelly Stremel, Small Business Financial Exchange Builds Evidence-Based Collaborative Vendor Risk Program Protocols Based on Shared Assessments Tools;Results Deliver A Repeatable, Consistent Process For Third Party Vendors SANTA FE, N.M. and CLEVELAND — May 13, 2015 […]

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