Risk Management

5 Ways Your Vendor Risk Management Program Leaves You In The Dark (& What You Can Do About It)

Provided by BitSight Technologies

Category Risk Management

Type White Paper

Length 11

Publish Date June 17 2015

Date posted January 03 2017

Overview

Whether you’ve already begun on your vendor risk management (VRM) program, or are looking for ways to improve what you have in place, this guide offers real, tangible ways you can manage your vendor risk more effectively.

Many highly respected companies have realized that creating a VRM program is critical to the overall security of their networks. They’re putting quite a bit of effort into managing these programs.

Vendor risk management teams find themselves:

  • Wrestling with lengthy questionnaires
  • Requesting and badgering vendors for responses
  • Arranging onsite visits and penetration tests

While those efforts are justified, still there are pieces that seem to be missing.
Download this guide and see if it doesn’t shed some light in those dark spaces, and clarify what practical steps you can take to shore up your vendor risk management program.

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