Cloud Computing Security

Don't Let "Trusted" Vendors Become Cyber-Breach Enablers

Provided by BitSight Technologies

Category Cloud Computing Security

Type White Paper

Length 8

Publish Date May 26 2016

Date posted July 10 2016

Overview

What kind of programs do organizations have in place to manage vendor risk?

In far too many instances, protections against cyber breaches remain woefully inadequate. A primary source of weakness is your company’s community of vendors and other “trusted” partners that often have privileged access to your data, systems, and networks. If a vendor’s own security practices are inadequate, or if its employees are negligent or ill-intentioned, your company’s sensitive data can be placed at significant risk.

Vendor risk management requires automated and continuous security assessments and benchmarking based on objective data.

 Download this white paper to learn:

  • Why vendor risk management is becoming a standard business practice
  • About the challenges organizations face in building formalized vendor risk programs
  • How to move beyond "point-in-time" tools and begin continuously monitoring your vendors.

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