Managing third-party risk is complex and requires that clear policies and procedures are in place as part of your company’s vendor management process.
The risk is just too high not to make sure that whoever is granted access to your key terrain is doing their part to strengthen and enforce your security programme.
Mitigating Security Risk from Partners, Affiliates, and Suppliers discusses:
- How to conduct third party risk assessments
- The areas your partner security governance needs to cover
- The questions you need to ask your partners to make sure they are secure
While outsourcing business processes and infrastructure elements to third parties may offer convenience, efficiency and reduced operational costs, it can also be a gateway to significant risks. Overlooking these risks is no longer acceptable, as a number of companies discovered during the last year.