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The Shared Assessments Program 2017 Strategic Risk Management Initiative

Published on April 11, 2017 By | Posted in: Best Practices, Board's, Business Resiliency, Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) program, Cybersecurity, Education, Framework, Outsourcing, Risk, Risk Management, Security, Third Party Risk, Third Party Risk Management, Vendor Risk Managment

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 in an otherwise fractured market. As part of our 2017 initiative, we’re formalizing the Shared […]

Building Your TPRM Program – Part 1: Four Foundational Steps to Build Your Third Party Risk Management Program On

Published on February 3, 2017 By | Posted in: Best Practices, Business Resiliency, Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) program, Education, Framework, Outsourcing, Risk Management, Vendor Risk Managment

Build Your Third Party Risk Management Program

You Can’t Build a Robust Risk Management Program Without the Right Skills

Published on October 16, 2016 By | Posted in: Blog, Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) program, Data, Data Protection, Education, Newsletter, Third Party Risk, Third Party Risk Management

The intricate third party risk management (TPRM) lifecycle requires coordinated and well-integrated knowledge from the Board and C-Suite through management and general staff, and extends throughout the relationship with third and fourth parties. The complex elements of a robust TPRM program involve effective design, control and monitoring of policies and processes, third party and system […]

Education Increasingly Important in Third Party Risk Management

Published on October 7, 2016 By | Posted in: Certification, Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) program

Who does your organization trust to assess key service providers with access to your confidential and proprietary data? Specialized skills and expertise are required to manage risk in a rapidly evolving outsourced economy. Certifications are an important way to demonstrate competency in a complicated field to employers, colleagues, and customers. According to the 2015 Shared […]

A New Pathway for Risk Managers – Associate Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) Status is Now Available

Published on September 15, 2016 By | Posted in: Certification, Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) program, CTPRP Training, Cyber Skills, Third Party Risk, Third Party Risk Management

Special expertise and training is required to manage risk in this outsourced economy. Studies consistently demonstrate a disconnect between regulatory and industry standards for third party risk management (TPRM) and a lack of holistic, proactive program design and implementation. This gap is placing organizations at acute risk. Therefore, Shared Assessments developed the Certified Third Party […]

Shared Assessments 2015 – Building Best Practices and Strengthening the Member Community

Published on November 30, 2015 By | Posted in: Benchmark Study, Certification, Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) program, Collaborative Onsite Assessment, Newsletter, Program Tools, Shared Assessments, Shared Assessments Summit

2015 at Shared Assessments was a year for building best practices and compliance awareness, continuing longitudinal third party risk management and assurance research and reporting and providing risk professionals with development opportunities unique in the marketplace. Program efforts this year also reflect increased international focus, working with organizations with a global presence, as well as […]

Mark Your Calendar: CTPRP Workshop & Exam Announced for October

Published on August 20, 2015 By | Posted in: Certification, Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) program, Event, Third Party Risk

Our next Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) Workshop & Exam will be held on October 15-16, 2016 in Boston, MA. Individuals who pass the CTPRP examination and successfully comply with the requirements to earn and maintain the certification have a thorough working knowledge of third party risk management concepts and principles. To register for […]

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

Published on June 26, 2015 By | Posted in: Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) program, Data Breach, Newsletter, Risk, Risk Assessment, 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 management of third party service providers that have access to systems and sensitive data. Such […]

In 2015, Don’t Just Make New Year Resolutions Regarding Third Party Risk, Keep Them!

Published on January 29, 2015 By | Posted in: Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) program, Newsletter, Program Tools, Third Party Risk Management

Start 2015 on the right foot including your third party risk management program. Here are some suggested “New Year’s Resolutions” to incorporate into your strategic and tactical plans for the coming year: Resolution #1: I will incorporate the new SIG 2015 into my third party program. The new Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) questionnaire, has been […]

Shared Assessments in 2014: A Good Year with So Much Ahead

Published on December 18, 2014 By | Posted in: Benchmark Study, Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) program, Collaborative Onsite Assessment, Newsletter, Program Tools, Regulations, Shared Assessments Summit, Standards

It has been an exciting time to participate in the Shared Assessments Program. Looking back at 2014, it has been a good, active year, with the rollout of our Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) certification, our kick-off of the annual Vendor Risk Management Benchmark Study, the successful facilitation of financial services collaborative onsite assessments, […]

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