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.

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[…]

Shadow IT Risks – 4 Ways To Reduce Them

Shadow IT Risks – 4 Ways To Reduce Them

Shadow IT refers to IT applications and infrastructure that are managed and utilized without the knowledge of the enterprise’s IT department. Shadow IT risks exists in most organizations but most IT leaders and CISOs underestimate about its reach. Problems: Shadow IT will open up to many security risks of business such as enterprise security risks, data privacyRead more about Shadow IT Risks – 4 Ways To Reduce Them[…]

Understanding Key Attack Surface Dimensions

Understanding Key Attack Surface Dimensions

We will discuss a few key areas in the vast attack surface today. With increasing technology advancement and its intervention into the enterprise world makes the scope of cyber defense enormously large. It reminds me of depth-first and breadth-first search algorithms to cover scopes in varied situations. The security landscape is so widely expanding, the changeRead more about Understanding Key Attack Surface Dimensions[…]

Understanding Shadow IT Risk for OT Departments

Understanding Shadow IT Risk for OT Departments

Here we will explore the Shadow IT Risks for OT Departments. Operations Technology groups can be an integral part of important business functions like production, maintenance and more. This means there are a lot of IT related functions which can be handled by the OT department members in terms of functionality. However, not involving theRead more about Understanding Shadow IT Risk for OT Departments[…]