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Read about the latest cybersecurity news and get advice on third-party vendor risk management, reporting cybersecurity to the Board, managing cyber risks, benchmarking security performance, and more.

Guide: Fourth-Party Cyber Risk & Management

In today’s interconnected world, supply chains are growing exponentially. As a result, third-party risk has become a big focus for senior management. But what about the vendors that your suppliers rely on and the threat of fourth-party...

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4 Ways to Minimize the Risk of a Third-Party Data Breach

Today, 59% of data breaches originate with third-party vendors. And, as globalization brings more interconnected supply chains, that number is anticipated to grow.

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How to Develop a Vendor Cyber Risk Management Framework

Third-party vendors are an essential part of today’s business ecosystem. A study by Gartner finds that, in 2019, 60% of organizations work with more than 1,000 third parties and those networks are only expected to grow.

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Third-Party Risk Management Best Practices for Enterprise

Companies are becoming increasingly reliant on third-party relationships, and cyber attacks originating in the systems of third parties are on the rise.

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Airbus Incident Shines Spotlight on Third-Party Vendor Security Risks

2019 has been a year of high-profile attacks, and, as we predicted, it’s only getting worse. That’s certainly the case for Airbus.

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3 Cybersecurity IT Risk Assessment Templates

This post was originally published January 21, 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness

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Cybersecurity Vs. Information Security: Is There A Difference?

This post was originally published March 15, 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness

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IT Risk Assessment Template: 40 Questions To Ask Your Vendors

This post was originally published November 12, 2015 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness

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A Vendor Risk Management Questionnaire Template

IT Risk Assessment Questions for Third Parties

Digital relationships with third-party vendors increase opportunities for growth, but they also increase opportunities for cyberattacks — a recent study found that 61% of U.S. companies said...

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