Fact Fake

What are ‘Misinformation, Disinformation, and Malinformation’ (MDM) Incidents?

by Eric Krell | March 4, 2022 | Best Practices

What are 'Misinformation, Disinformation, and Malinformation' (MDM) incidents? Days before Russia invaded Ukraine, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warned organizations about foreign influence operations that leverage misinformatio ....

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Three SIG Misperceptions

by Christopher Campbell | February 8, 2022 | Risk Management, Standardized Information Gathering (SIG), Tools & Templates

The longevity of MythBusters – a television series that aired nearly 300 episodes over 15-plus years -- speaks to the enduring appeal of testing the validity of rumors, myths, and other claims. In one of the series’ most popular episodes, the hosts deployed the scientific method to determine whe ....

optimizing SIG

Guide To Optimizing Each SIG

by Eric Krell | January 13, 2022 | Standardized Information Gathering (SIG), Tools & Templates

The Shared Assessments program never stops putting the Standard Information Gathering (SIG) tools through their paces. This intense, ongoing scrutiny is performed as part of an effort to continually refine the tools to meet the changing needs of Shared Assessments members. While this approach equips ....

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Santa’s Workshop Has Nothing On Shared Assessments

by Eric Krell | December 19, 2021 | Tools & Templates

When it comes to behind-the-scenes work that requires a rare combination of hard-earned experience, deep expertise, and a killer toolset, Santa has his elves. For its part, Shared Assessments has a workshop full of seasoned third party risk management (TPRM) experts who continually track and respond ....

SOC Reports

Risk Management and SOC Reports: Hung By The Chimney With Care

by Christopher Campbell, Colleen Milazzo | December 15, 2021 | Standardized Control Assessment (SCA), Tools & Templates

December seems to be a month fixated on fancy footwear. On Christmas Eve, some of us will “hang stockings by the chimney with care.” On December 4, a few of us celebrated the fringe awareness event “National Sock Day” commemorating “those rarest of socks that manage to stick together.” ....

SCA The Go To Tool For Virtual Risk Assessments

SCA: The Go-To Tool For Virtual Risk Assessments

by Colleen Milazzo | November 16, 2021 | Standardized Control Assessment (SCA), Tools & Templates

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic. That spring, organizations were forced to transition an in-person workforce to a remote workforce. This fall, risk management programs continue to “reimagine how and where work will get done.” While some risk pr ....

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