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Charting Your Course in Data Privacy: Implications for Third Party Risk Management Programs

Regulations like the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) have triggered a convergence of third party risk management and data privacy.   The complexity of navigating the nuances of each regulation and the operational challenges for third party relationships has generated considerable dialog within the Shared Assessments Program Privacy…

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Vendor Onboarding 101: Balancing Security and Speed

In today’s ever-evolving, competitive business climate, organisations are partnering with more and more vendors to ensure they’re as agile, flexible, and efficient as possible. Now, at a time when as much as 75% of the workforce is shifting to remote work in some industries, this is more true than ever — with organisations seeking to…

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Secure Remote Working with latest DVV Solutions & BitSight Cyber Risk Managed Service

DVV Solutions, experts in Third Party Risk Managed Services and Consultancy, have launched a new “Secure Remote Working” continuous monitoring service, supporting the surge in demand for teleworking in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.   While necessary, the radical pivot to remote work on such a large scale presents entirely new challenges for security…

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NormShield Critical Findings White Paper: VPN Cyber Posture

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads worldwide, more workplaces are rapidly embracing remote working options. This model increases attention to Third-Party software-as-a-service, in which businesses leverage to keep operations up and running in this unanticipated climate. Whilst businesses can instantly improve their operational flexibility at the same time the new operating model changes the risk posture of the organisation and the…

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Third-Party Pandemic Questionnaire – Downloads Now Available

Pandemic Questionnaire Guidance for Third-Party Risk In response to the unprecedented commercial environment created by the COVID-19 outbreak DVV Solutions and ProcessUnity have released a complimentary Third-Party Pandemic Questionnaire (download below – for free, no registration required) Given the increasing reliance organisations have on Third-Parties, Suppliers and Partners it is critical to understand the controls, resilience…

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Maintaining “Business As Usual” through the COVID-19 outbreak – An open letter from our Managing Director

Remote Working Strategy to Support our Staff and Customers  In response to the latest guidance from the British Government and NHS regarding COVID-19, DVV Solutions have, like many businesses, activated our remote working strategy across the organisation. We have taken this decision primarily in the interests of ensuring the safety of our employees and their…

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The 7 Essential Disciplines of Third-Party Risk Management Programs

In an era when corporations commonly have hundreds and sometimes hundreds of thousands of third-party suppliers, managing the risk these third parties represent is no small task yet has become essential for corporate success. Obviously in these circumstances, your third-party risk-management (TPRM) program becomes critical to ensure operational continuity and possibly even financial survival. But…

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Risk Management & Natural Disasters – Mother Nature, The Ultimate Regulator

Headlines like “Coronavirus Outbreak,” “Killer Cyclone”, “Catastrophic Bushfires”, and “Deadly Earthquake” are happening with alarming and increasing frequency. Unfortunately what were “once-in-a-century disasters” are taking place with frightening regularity. Extreme weather, infectious diseases, natural disasters and climate action failure are among the most destructive, impactful, and at the same time, most likely to occur global…

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Responding to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Business Continuity & Resilience

With the current reaction to the Coronavirus epidemic in the US, you might be surprised to know that the CDC’s current goal of mitigation involves slowing down the spread of infection so that the epidemic lasts longer. That’s right, the CDC actually wants to spread out, the spread of this disease. Though on the surface…

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What is “Cyber Risk” in Third-Party Cyber Risk Management?

Continuing NormShield’s blog series on third-party cyber risk management, this article’s topic is Cyber Risk. In a digital world, organisations are exposed to a range of risks resulting from cyber events like phishing, data theft, ransomware, corporate espionage, etc… What’s more, these events might happen beyond the company’s knowledge. Within a company ecosystem, the effect…

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