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Blog Category - Risk

Best Practices, Business Resiliency, Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP), Cybersecurity, Education and Training, Framework, Outsourcing, Risk, Risk Management, Security, Third Party Risk, Third Party Risk Management, Vendor Risk Management

The Shared Assessments Program 2017 Strategic Risk Management Initiative

The Shared Assessments Program is the only organization that has uniquely positioned and developed standardized resources for managing the complete third party relationship lifecycle. Such standardization is critical to the advancement of effective, secure third party controls and risk management...

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Best Practices, Business Resiliency, Education and Training, Outsourcing, Risk, Risk Management, Security, Third Party Risk, Third Party Risk Management, Vendor Risk Management

Setting Expectations for Your Third Parties

Risk Rating During On-Boarding Including third party risk rating as a strategic part of a robust risk management program provides the opportunity for early identification of the wide range of issues that ripple through both regulated and unregulated industries wherever...

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Data & Cybersecurity, Fraud, Privacy, Risk, Security

Halloween Happenings – What’s Scaring Your Risk, Privacy & Security Professionals?

Hacking and data breaches have continued to dominate media headlines, putting a stronger emphasis on Cyber Security. However, there are other emerging terms that are creating goosebumps, scary dreams, and keeping compliance professional up at night. This past week, over...

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Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Public Policy, Risk, Risk Management

OCC Statement Release

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s Office of Enterprise Risk Management released its statement this week on its National Risk Committee’s Semiannual Risk Perspective for Spring 2016. The report examines risks facing national banks and federal savings associations...

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Board of Directors, Corporate Culture, Risk, Risk Management, Tone at the Top

It Takes In-Tune Tone at the Top to Shape an Effective Risk Management Culture

Good risk management is heavily process-dependent and without risk-focused leadership that enables effective structure and process security and operational risk activities may remain suboptimal. Shared Assessments developed In-Tune Tone at the Top in direct response to the increasingly disturbing financial,...

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Banking and Financial Services, FINRA, Public Policy, Risk

FINRA Recently Announced Their 2016 Regulatory & Examination Priorities

FINRA recently published its 11th annual Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter to highlight both emerging and existing risks that could adversely affect investors and market integrity in 2016, if not properly addressed. They reported that issues that they highlighted in...

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