Steps To Build An Enterprise Third-Party Risk Management Program

Steps To Build An Enterprise Third-Party Risk Management Program

Vendor or enterprise third party risk related breaches are at an all time high. Several of the high profile breaches like Uber, Amazon, British Airways & more has been caused due to 3rd party. Most of the major security related framework, guidelines, compliance and regulations has made 3rd party risk management a mandatory part of overall security program. Following are the key steps for building an effective third party risk management (vendor risk management) program.

Free Supplier Security Assessment Questionnaire

Free Supplier Security Assessment Questionnaire

This document is on Supplier Security Assessment Questionnaire (SSAQ) (Security self-Assessment and Reporting) (Courtesy Halkyn Consulting).  This includes the following sections –  Document Control Supplier Name & Address Assessment Completed by Date of assessment Additional Documents ProvidedRelevant Network Diagram Relevant Security Diagram Relevant System Architecture Technical Interface Design Relevant 3rd Party Security Assessment(s) (e.g. SASRead more about Free Supplier Security Assessment Questionnaire[…]

Free Third Party Data Security Assurance Questionnaire

Free Third Party Data Security Assurance Questionnaire

This free document is on 3rd party data security assurance (Courtesy UCF,  Information Security Office, VR Program).  The document is made in a way such that vendors must answer the questions in a yes/no. Third Party/ Vendor Data Security Assurance Questionnaire (SAQ)Document covers questions from various sections –  Policies & Procedures  Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity  PhysicalRead more about Free Third Party Data Security Assurance Questionnaire[…]

Free 3rd Party Outsourcing Information Security Assessment Questionnaire

Free 3rd Party Outsourcing Information Security Assessment Questionnaire

This free document is on 3rd party Outsourcing Information Security Assessment Questionnaire (Courtesy UBC IT). This questionnaire document has various information section on :  Company Information Policies, Standards and Procedures Architecture Configurations Product Design Compliance Access Controls Monitoring Physical Security Contingency Vendor’s Business Associates Download Document The document can be viewed below and downloaded fromRead more about Free 3rd Party Outsourcing Information Security Assessment Questionnaire[…]

( Free ) Third Party Risk Management Checklists And Frameworks From The Web

( Free ) Third Party Risk Management Checklists And Frameworks From The Web

FireCompass content and research team has curated some top checklists and frameworks on third party risk management that were available on the web for free. You will find these frameworks and guidelines simple and ready to use. Free 3rdParty Outsourcing Information Security Assessment Questionnaire V1.4 This checklist has 2 parts to it with all segment wiseRead more about ( Free ) Third Party Risk Management Checklists And Frameworks From The Web[…]

How Missing Continuous Monitoring Makes Third-Party Risk Management Programs Ineffective

How Missing Continuous Monitoring Makes Third-Party Risk Management Programs Ineffective

Many organizations have hundreds of vendors and the Third-Party risk exposure is one of the biggest threats. Most of the organizations depend upon partners, vendors, suppliers, contractors and other third-parties for day-to-day operations. Each of them presents some potential risk to the organization. Third-Party Risk Management programs helps in assessing the cybersecurity of vendors/3rd parties thatRead more about How Missing Continuous Monitoring Makes Third-Party Risk Management Programs Ineffective[…]

Third-Parties: Risks & Threats Associated With Them

Third-Parties: Risks & Threats Associated With Them

Third-Party risks are more as the Third-Party breaches continue to dominate and these breaches are expensive to organizations. Third-parties are those companies that you directly work with such as data management companies, law firms, e-mail providers, web hosting companies, subsidiaries, vendors, sub-contractors. Third-Parties are  basically any organization, whose employees or systems have access to yourRead more about Third-Parties: Risks & Threats Associated With Them[…]

2 Ways to Identify & Prevent Subdomain Takeover Vulnerability

2 Ways to Identify & Prevent Subdomain Takeover Vulnerability

Subdomain Takeover is a type of vulnerability which appears when a DNS entry (subdomain) of an organization points to an External Service (ex. Heroku, Github, Bitbucket, Desk, Squarespace, Shopify, etc) but the service is no longer utilized. In this article, we have identified top 2 ways to identify and prevent subdomain takeover risk. Subdomain Takeover (Simple Definition):Read more about 2 Ways to Identify & Prevent Subdomain Takeover Vulnerability[…]