Blog: Risk Assessment

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Strengthening Third Party Risk Management with Agnostic Program Tools

December 14, 2016 | Agreed Upon Procedures (AUP), Press Release, Program Tools, Risk Assessment, Risk Management, Shared Assessments, Standardized Information Gathering (SIG), Third Party Risk, Third Party Risk Management, Tone at the Top, Tools & Templates, Vendor Risk, Vendor Risk Management, Vendor Risk Management Maturity Model (VRMMM), Vendor Security

Third party mishaps resulting in breaches and other newsworthy events continue to drive home the need for improved risk management program capabilities in all verticals. From planning for engagement, through due diligence and vendor selection, contract negotiations, ongoing and continuous monitoring ....

Updated for 2017: Tools Specifically Designed to Manage Third Party Risk

November 29, 2016 | Agreed Upon Procedures (AUP), News, Press Release, Program Tools, Risk Assessment, Risk Management, Shared Assessments, Standardized Information Gathering (SIG), Third Party Risk, Third Party Risk Management, Tools & Templates, Vendor Risk, Vendor Risk Management, Vendor Risk Management Maturity Model (VRMMM), Vendor Security

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Marya Roddis Vice President of Communications marya@santa-fe-group.com  505-466-6434 Updated for 2017: Tools Specifically Designed to Manage Third Party Risk Shared Assessments Program Tools Empower Risk Management Confidence Santa Fe, NM — November 29, 2016 — The S ....

Is a New Certification Program the Key to Reducing Third Party Risk?

June 26, 2015 | Certification, Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP), Data Breach, Risk, Risk Assessment, Risk Professionals, Third Party Risk, Third Party Risk Management

Hacker data breaches that exploit vulnerable third party vendors dominate news headlines, boardroom discussions, and C-suite meeting agendas. As a result of the proliferation of such attacks, it has become increasingly imperative for organizations to ensure successful evaluation, monitoring, and man ....

How to Manage New Risks; Learn From Experts at the 2015 Shared Assessments Summit

January 26, 2015 | Event, Risk Assessment, Risk Management, Third Party Risk, Third Party Risk Management, Vendor Assessment

Now in its eighth year, the Annual Shared Assessments Summit brings together senior executives who will share best practices and the latest insights on managing third party risk. The theme of the 2015 Summit will be Third Party Risk Assurance: Everything Old is New Again. Click here to register. O ....

There’s Plenty of Support for Smaller Banks to Address Third Party Risk

April 18, 2014 | Risk Assessment, Third Party Risk

The need for community banks to be particularly attentive to third party risks was underscored yesterday in a speech by the Controller of the Currency’s Thomas Curry. Smaller institutions tend to be more dependent on third parties for IT services. Curry noted that reliance on third parties for IT ....