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. 

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.

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.


Use Cases

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


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

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.



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


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

See Upcoming Webinars

On-Demand Webinars



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.



Venminder Samples

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

State of Third-Party Risk Management 2023!

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



7 Steps to Take After Receiving a Vendor SOC Report

CPE Credit Eligible

You received your vendor's SOC report, now what?

One of the most important steps in the vendor due diligence process is reviewing your vendor’s SOC report. Once you receive a SOC report from your vendor, there are certain steps you can take to make the process more efficient. Listen to this week’s podcast to find out seven steps to take once you receive a vendor SOC report.

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


Podcast Transcript

John Daugherty CIRCLEHi – my name is John with Venminder.

In this 90-second podcast, you’re going to learn steps to take after receiving a vendor SOC report.

We have a team of qualified IT professionals, such as CISSPs, who analyze vendor SOC reports for our clients daily.

SOC reports are important to review as they can help identify the controls your vendor has in place to secure your data and whether those controls are adequate or faulty.

Here are 7 steps to take after you receive the SOC report:

  • Step 1 is to begin analyzing the report. Don’t just check-the-box and file it away. Start with reviewing the reporting period to verify it’s current.

  • Next, review the organization and administration section for a more detailed overview regarding your vendor.

  • The third step is to review the products and services listed. Does the report you’re reviewing cover the product or services that you’re using?

  • The fourth step is to understand the information system section. Within this area, you’ll find more about the vendor’s servers, networks and computer systems.

  • Fifth, look at the data center information. Confirm that the vendor is sufficiently protecting information with proper access controls, monitoring and environmental protections.

  • Sixth, do a deep dive review of the control objectives and activities. They’ll be tested by an audit firm and the findings should relay if controls are effective or not.

  • Finally, review the Complimentary User Entity Controls and verify that your organization has implemented them.

Once you’re finished with your vendor SOC review, a qualified subject matter expert should finalize the findings and draft an analysis to be shared with senior management and the board.

Thanks for tuning in; catch you next time!


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