Software

Gain a 360-degree view of third-party risk by using our SaaS software to centralize, track, automate, assess and report on your vendors. 

Managed Services

Let us handle the manual labor of third-party risk management by collaborating with our experts to reduce the workload and mature your program. 

Overview
Document Collection
Policy/Program Template/Consulting
Virtual Vendor Management Office
Vendor Site Audit

Ongoing Monitoring

Let us handle the manual labor of third-party risk management by collaborating with our experts.

VX LP Sequence USE FOR CORPORATE SITE-thumb
Venminder Exchange

As Venminder completes assessments for clients on new vendors, they are then made available inside the Venminder Exchange for you to preview scores and purchase as you need.

CREATE FREE ACCOUNT

Use Cases

Learn more on how customers are using Venminder to transform their third-party risk management programs. 

Industries

Venminder is used by organizations of all sizes in all industries to mitigate vendor risk and streamline processes

Why Venminder

We focus on the needs of our customers by working closely and creating a collaborative partnership

1.7.2020-what-is-a-third-party-risk-assessment-FEATURED
Sample Vendor Risk Assessments

Venminder experts complete 30,000 vendor risk assessments annually. Download samples to see how outsourcing to Venminder can reduce your workload.

DOWNLOAD SAMPLES

About

Venminder is an industry recognized leader of third-party risk management solutions. 

Our Customers

900 organizations use Venminder today to proactively manage and mitigate vendor risks.

Get Engaged

We provide lots of ways for you to stay up-to-date on the latest best practices and trends.

Gartner 2020
Venminder received high scores in the Gartner Critical Capabilities for IT Vendor Risk Management Tools 2021 Report

READ REPORT

Resources

Trends, best practices and insights to keep you current in your knowledge of third-party risk.

Webinars

Earn CPE credit and stay current on the latest best practices and trends in third-party risk management.  

See Upcoming Webinars

On-Demand Webinars

 

Community

Join a free community dedicated to third-party risk professionals where you can network with your peers. 

Weekly Newsletter

Receive the popular Third Party Thursday newsletter into your inbox every Thursday with the latest and greatest updates.

Subscribe

 

Venminder Samples

Download samples of Venminder's vendor risk assessments and see how we can help reduce the workload. 

resource-whitepaper-state-of-third-party-risk-management-2022
State of Third-Party Risk Management 2022

Venminder's sixth annual whitepaper provides insight from a variety of surveyed individuals into how organizations manage third-party risk today.

DOWNLOAD NOW

podcast

6 Best Practices for Managing Third-Party Cybersecurity Risk

CPE Credit Eligible

Best practices for managing third-party cybersecurity risk.

You can respond, prevent and detect third party cybersecurity issues with proper vendor management processes in place. Listen to this 90-second podcast for 6 steps to take to manage third party cybersecurity risk.

Available on
Listen-on-Apple-Podcasts-badge.jpg  google-play-badge 2.jpg

 

Podcast Transcript

Hi – my name is Gordon with Venminder.gordon-rudd

In this 90-second podcast, you’re going to learn some best practices for managing third party cybersecurity risk.

We have a team of certified cybersecurity professionals, such as CISSPs, who analyze cybersecurity risk on a daily basis.

Here are six best practices we recommend:

  • My first tip is to ensure that all third party vendors you outsource a product or service to are required to notify you of any cybersecurity incident. Better yet, make it mandatory that they notify you within a specific timeframe, particularly if your customer’s information is involved.

  • Second, trust but verify. It’s a common saying in the cybersecurity world. Always look for a sound way to verify your vendor’s cybersecurity footprint. Ensure your vendor does this for their vendors too.

  • Third, understand what information your third parties will have access to and who else they’ll be granting access to.

  • Fourth, look into how your third party vendor protects data from a data breach. If their procedures are unacceptable, request they increase their controls accordingly.

  • Fifth, be proactive and fully understand the type of vulnerabilities each type of third party vendor is most susceptible to.

  • Finally, my last tip is to make sure your vendors have a SETA program in place, which stands for security education training and awareness, and that cybersecurity training is ongoing throughout the year.

By implementing these 6 best practices into your program, you’ll greatly help mitigate cybersecurity risk. I hope you found these tips helpful.

Thanks for tuning in; catch you next time!

38116-newsletter

Subscribe to our Third Party Thursday Newsletter

Receive weekly third-party risk management news, resources and more to your inbox.

 

New Call-to-action

Ready to Get Started?

Schedule a personalized solution demonstration to see how Venminder can transform your vendor risk management processes.

Request a Demo