Blog: Agreed Upon Procedures (AUP)

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Shared Assessments Standardized Controls Assessment: the “Swiss-Army Knife” in Your Assessment Toolbox

by Tom Garrubba | June 4, 2020 | Agreed Upon Procedures (AUP), Standardized Control Assessment (SCA), Tools & Templates

The Shared Assessments’ Standardized Controls Assessment (Standardized Controls Assessments was previously known as the Shared Assessments’ Agreed Upon Procedure – or “AUP”) is acquiring a reputation of having utility similar to the famous Swiss army knife; a penknife housing several blade ....

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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 ....

Casting the Net for Third Party Risk

July 26, 2016 | Agreed Upon Procedures (AUP), Program Tools, Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management, Shared Assessments, Third Party Risk, Third Party Risk Management

The summer of 2016 has been one of media challenges, and breaking records for heat waves across many states. Slow moving boats, relaxing fishing in normal idyllic mid-summer breaks have been swept aside by a flurry of activity within the sea of third party risk. This past week in Boston, the Share ....

Program Tool Updates: Member-Driven Updates Are Creating Sustainable Efficiencies in Risk Management

February 25, 2016 | Agreed Upon Procedures (AUP), Program Tools, Risk Management, Shared Assessments, Standardized Information Gathering (SIG), Third Party Risk Management, Tools & Templates, Vendor Risk Management, Vendor Risk Management Maturity Model (VRMMM), Vendor Security

As the third party risk environment continues to require more from C-level executive and third party risk management professionals, Shared Assessments again takes the lead in providing powerful tools to improve assessment-related economies and scalability for both outsourcers and providers. The Jan ....

Updated 2016 Shared Assessments Program Tools

February 10, 2016 | Agreed Upon Procedures (AUP), Program Tools, 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)

Tools for Collaborative Efficiency in Today’s High Risk Environment Shared Assessments Program Tools are designed for the dynamic global landscape of third party risk management. Our members face complex oversight issues for which the Shared Assessments community provides up-to-date, innovative a ....