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Tax Season Scams

by Eric Krell | April 13, 2022 | Banking and Financial Services, Industry Verticals, Third Party Risk Management

As tax season comes to a welcome close (file your returns – or an extension -- by April 18!), a recent spike in phishing attacks camouflaged as official IRS emails reminds us that basic cyber-hygiene, like fundamental third party risk management (TPRM) practices, remain pivotal even when tax-filin ....


Spring4Shell – What the H…?

by Tom Garrubba | April 5, 2022 | Vendor Risk Management

As numerous reputable security and analysis organizations continue to weigh the criticality of the recent Spring4Shell (aka: “SpringShell”) vulnerability, Shared Assessments has opted to take a neutral stance as to its prevalence and criticality. Regardless of this, it is crucial to continuously ....

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4 Best Practices For Zero Trust in TPRM

by Kristen Hicks | March 3, 2022 | Data & Cybersecurity, Third Party Risk Management

Most humans want to go into interactions assuming the other party is trustworthy. For many of us, our impulse is to believe the best in people. But in the world we live in today, trust can’t be assumed. The risks are too high.  That’s true for individuals, but it’s arguably even more impor ....

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Priorities Of The Best Practice Group

by Eric Krell | February 22, 2022 | Third Party Risk Management

Management guru Peter Drucker distilled the discipline of innovation into a set of enabling components, or “innovation opportunities.” These building blocks remain as relevant as ever, and they also apply to the field of third party risk management (TPRM). The first four enablers -- unexpecte ....

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Cybersecurity Resignation: How To Prepare

by Mark Rudio | February 17, 2022 | Data & Cybersecurity, Third Party Risk Management

Technology has been one of the hardest-hit industry sectors during the Great Resignation, and there’s no evidence a turnaround is on the horizon. In a recent article published on the tech career website Dice (“Cybersecurity and the Great Resignation: What Tech Pros Should Know”), Mike Hamilton ....

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Welcoming Andrew Moyad, Our New CEO

by Jenny Burke | February 13, 2022 | Third Party Risk Management

We are very excited to welcome Andrew Moyad as our new Chief Executive Officer here at Shared Assessments. Andrew Moyad is an accomplished leader and trailblazer in risk management, having served for more than 25 years in risk management and information security, including leadership roles in ven ....

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