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Cybersecurity

Top 10 Questions in Vendor Cybersecurity Questionnaires

Oct 31, 2018

When building a vendor questionnaire or reviewing a questionnaire completed by a vendor, it’s essential to ask the right questions to properly understand the vendor’s cybersecurity environment. [...]

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Importance of Complementary User Entity Controls for Vendor Relationships

Jun 20, 2018

Complementary User Entity Controls (CUECs), also known as User Control Considerations (UCCs), are controls that the vendor has included within its system and rely on the user entity (you) to [...]

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4 Important Areas of Vendor Cybersecurity to Understand

Mar 14, 2018

We know your organization is more than likely investing in their cybersecurity program to take precautions and prevent unnecessary breaches, but are your third and fourth party vendors?

It’s [...]

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Vendor Management Takes a Village or At Least a Team

Jan 31, 2018

I will admit I was surprised to learn that even the largest companies may have third party risk sitting on the corner of ONE person’s desk. Worse yet, it is often times just ONE FACET of a busy [...]

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10 Vendor Cybersecurity Tips

Nov 8, 2017

As part of your vendor due diligence, you should be spending time on cybersecurity. To help you out, I've got 10 tips

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Include Vendor Cybersecurity into Your Cybersecurity Plans

Oct 11, 2017

October being National Cybersecurity Awareness Month reminds us to take a look at vendor cybersecurity.

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Equifax Breach Proves Importance of Cybersecurity & Vendor Oversight

Sep 8, 2017

On September 7th at around 4 pm, reports came out in the media that one of the three national credit reporting agencies – Equifax – had disclosed a large data breach. Estimates so far is that it [...]

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The Convergence of Third Party Oversight and Cybersecurity

Aug 15, 2017

We recently had an opportunity to discuss the state of vendor oversight with a former FDIC examiner. During our meeting, we discussed the importance of third party oversight and the convergence of [...]

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Legal Insight: DocuSign Breach a Strong Reminder to Manage Third-Party Service Provider Risks

May 22, 2017

DocuSign has confirmed that a data breach resulted in widespread malware phishing attacks targeting email addresses of more than 100 million of its customers. Companies that utilize DocuSign as a [...]

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Legal Insight: White House Issues New Cybersecurity Executive Order

May 18, 2017

If you have listened to some of our webinars, you’ve heard me recommend reviewing legal analysis of the voluminous or complex new vendor management regulatory guidance. Rather than digging through [...]

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Addressing Insider Threats, Cyber Attacks & Data Security

Oct 19, 2016

As tiring as it may sound, training is still the most important risk mitigation factor in reducing the number of insider threats. Insider threats originate either through the vulnerability of [...]

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What You Need to Know About Vendor Penetration Testing

Jul 31, 2015

Your vendor should be guarding against intrusion into the systems network from the outside and conducting regular penetration testing through a qualified credible resource.

You should insure that [...]

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