Enhancing Excellence: Shared Assessments’ Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM) Certifications

by Katherine Teodosio | February 12, 2024 | Certification, Education and Training, Shared Assessments, Third Party Risk Management

Introduction  In today's interconnected business environment, organizations rely heavily on external partners and vendors to support their operations. However, this increased reliance on third-parties brings increased risks to the organization. Employees accountable for developing and managing ....

Trust Network Pilot Project 2024

January 30, 2024 | Third Party Risk Management

Introduction To The Trust Network Pilot Project This past fall, Shared Assessments launched our Trust Network pilot project with our partner Whistic. Together with Whistic, we gave our members and subscribers a year of free access to the Whistic Trust Catalog. Our members and subscribers gained ....

Global Risks Report

WEF Global Risks Report: Resources and Reflections

by Sabine Zimmer | January 19, 2024 | Research And Publications

Introduction It’s the last day of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Some of us would really like to be there for the skiing. But seriously and professionally, the meeting and related Global Risks Report have relevance for all of us attempting to create a more secure a ....

The European Union AI Act: Empowering Innovation, Ensuring Ethics Through A Risk-Based Approach

by Marisa Sgambati | December 22, 2023 | Artificial Intelligence, News And Events

What is AI? What is this new law? Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a novel and emerging technology designed to perform tasks that typically require human intelligence including learning, problem-solving, reasoning, and perception. AI emulates human cognitive functions and, in some cases, can surpass ....

Briefing Paper Onsite Assessments

Third Party Onsite Assessment Best Practices: Practitioner Guide

by Bob Jones | December 14, 2023 | Best Practices

Shared Assessments is providing this updated onsite assessment guide in response to the call from CISOs and other practitioners to remedy the lack of standardization across assessments within sectors, as well as cross-industry (RSAC-ESAF, 2023; Shared Assessments, 2023). Assessors and third parties ....


2023: Risk Management Wrapped

by Sabine Zimmer | December 11, 2023 | Third Party Risk Management

This blogpost is a celebration of the risk management moments that have defined our year. Shared Assessments’ community participation contributes significantly to being the trusted source in Third Party Risk Management. We are thankful that you have been here with us to share in peer-to-peer con ....

PR24 Release

Product Release 2024: A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

by Sabine Zimmer | November 19, 2023 | Third Party Risk Management, Tools & Templates

Introduction: “What if today, we were just grateful for everything?” Happy week of Thanksgiving! Charlie Brown, beloved comic strip poet and philosopher, probably said it best: "What if today, we were just grateful for everything?" With a theme of gratitude, we are very pleased to announce the ....


Unmasking Inherent Risk: Setting The Stage For Due Diligence

by Marisa Sgambati | October 25, 2023 | Third Party Risk Management, Tools & Templates

Monster mashes, zombie jamborees, and ghostly galas: Happy Halloween! While we know you will be dancing to Thriller in a graveyard tonight, do not forget the calculated dance of risk management. Organizations are tasked with a monumental mission in the evolving risk management landscape—to navi ....

SA Whistic

Trust Network Pilot Project

by Sabine Zimmer | October 18, 2023 | News And Events

Introduction Shared Assessments is very pleased to launch our first-ever “Trust Network” pilot project this week with our partner Whistic. This project is intended to connect the efficiencies of Whistic’s Trust Center with the diversity of Shared Assessments’ third-party risk management me ....

Framework for Managing Third Party Reputation Risk

Framework for Managing Third Party Reputation Risk: Identifying, Assessing, Reporting, Mitigating, and Monitoring

by Bob Jones | October 10, 2023 | Best Practices, Briefing Paper

An organization that actively builds and maintains a positive reputation gains a competitive advantage and improves its credibility if an event occurs that impacts that reputation. This paper lays the groundwork and helps stimulate thought around managing reputation risk, providing the opportunity a ....

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