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Third Party IoT Security: Interpreting Survey Results in the Context of a Shifting Security Paradigm

Published on July 17, 2017 By | Posted in: Cyber Attacks, Data Protection, Internet of Things (IoT), News, Third Party Oversight, Third Party Risk, Vendor Risk Managment, Vendor Security, Vendor Threat

Shared Assessment’s just published Ponemon research report The Internet of Things (IoT): A new Era of Third Party Risk provides a great snapshot of current IoT Risk management both within an organization’s four walls and with the third parties that so often support mission critical activities. Many of the report’s findings are troublesome: the lack […]

Internet of Things (IoT) and Third-Party Risk

Published on July 9, 2017 By | Posted in: Compliance, Internet of Things (IoT), Larry Ponemon, News, Ponemon Institute, Risk Assessment, Risk Management, Third Party Risk

In our digital age, everything is connected. Cars can drive themselves, Planes can fly themselves, and your Refrigerator can use the internet to tell you if you are out of milk and eggs when you are at the grocery store. The era of connectivity and immediacy of data has created a new worldwide web out […]

Best Practices in Third Party Risk Governance

Published on July 7, 2017 By | Posted in: News

Part 3 in a series with Kenneth Peterson, Chairmam an CEO, Churchill & Harriman Q. What does the annual Shared Assessments Summit deliver to its audience to further propel education and awareness in healthcare security? R. “The Shared Assessments Summit brings together senior risk executives to share best practices and latest insights on managing third […]

Applying a Risk Management Approach to Evaluating Cloud Technologies

Published on July 6, 2017 By | Posted in: Cloud, Cloud Technologies, News, White Papers

In the past five years, we have seen tremendous changes in technology, personnel and business practices. Cloud has now become the de-facto industry model for providing computing services. Mobile has become the most common model for accessing data. Cloud platforms are managing billions of Internet of Things (IoT) devices daily, and new exciting developments are […]

Tips, Tools and Recommendations for Improving Healthcare Security

Published on June 7, 2017 By | Posted in: Healthcare, News, Security, Shared Assessments Summit

In this series, Shared Assessments Advisory Board Committee member Ken Peterson talks about managing cyber risk in the Healthcare space. We look forward to hearing more on this topic from Ken and the NH-ISAC at the 10th Annual Shared Assessments Summit. Q&A Series – Part 2 For the healthcare industry, let’s talk about third party […]

Ransomware – Is it Possible to Avoid Being a Target?

Published on May 22, 2017 By | Posted in: Cyber Attacks, News, Ransomware, Third Party Risk Management

This most recent and extraordinary ransomware attack shows the extent to which thieves will go and the impacts this can have on a global scale. While certain types of organizations have become favored targets for hackers, this particular event underscored the fact that everyone is at risk. In the now infamous WannaCry attack, organizations, agencies […]

Leading Third Party Risk Summit – Celebrating Our 10th Year

Published on May 10, 2017 By | Posted in: Blog, CTPRP Training, Cybersecurity, Event, Guidance, Larry Ponemon, News, Newsletter, Shared Assessments Summit, Third Party Risk Management

. Shared Assessments Program Summit Addresses Digital Transformation As organizations embrace the opportunities afforded by digital technologies, they are facing a business ecosystem that will be forever transformed. The 10th Annual Summit includes pre-Summit workshops and is designed as a comprehensive opportunity for learning, networking and sharing around third party risk. We’ve devoted the week […]

Building Your TPRM Program – Part 2: 11 Essential Activities to Implement in your Third Party Risk Management Program

Published on March 6, 2017 By | Posted in: News

This is part two of a two-part series created in response to an increasing number of member requests for foundational concepts that support Boards and executive managers as they work to define, design and implement evidence-based Third Party Risk Management (TRPM) programs. This second part provides starting-point approaches and essential focus areas for an organization […]

Shared Assessments 2016 – Strengthening Best Practices and Building Community

Published on January 17, 2017 By | Posted in: News

Shared Assessments finished the 2016 year with 85 new members, a 25% increase over 2015. We closed out the year with a total of 226 members, showing continuing year-over-year growth in the commitment of organizations to improving third party risk management and advancing best practices worldwide. We’ve come a long way together since Shared Assessments […]

Smart Cities Incorporate Solid Third Party Risk Assurance

Published on January 3, 2017 By | Posted in: Government, News, State and Local, Third Party Risk Management

Local government liability exposure is far-flung and both large and small municipalities are vulnerable. As the landscape of risk has evolved, not only facilities and service delivery risk management come into play. Now in-house and third party management is essential for risk areas that include cybersecurity, IT, privacy, data security and business resiliency controls. The […]

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