Business Management

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

Provided by Bitsight Technologies

Category Business Management

Type White Paper

Length 11

Publish Date June 17 2015

Date posted January 03 2017


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.

Recommended for You


How a Washington crackdown on Huawei could backfire for everyone

Phil Muncaster reports on China and beyond


5G is over-hyped and expectations need reining in

Dan Swinhoe casts a critical eye on the future


What can we learn from tech initiatives in the Middle East?

Keri Allan looks at the latest trends and technologies

Our Case Studies

IDG Connect delivers full creative solutions to meet all your demand generatlon needs. These cover the full scope of options, from customized content and lead delivery through to fully integrated campaigns.


Our Marketing Research

Our in-house analyst and editorial team create a range of insights for the global marketing community. These look at IT buying preferences, the latest soclal media trends and other zeitgeist topics.



Should the government regulate Artificial Intelligence?