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Don't Let Trusted Vendors Become Cyber-Breach Enablers

White Paper Published By: BitSight Technologies
BitSight Technologies
Published:  Jul 07, 2016
Type:  White Paper
Length:  8 pages

What kind of programs to organizations have in place to manage vendor risk?

In far too many instances, protections against cyber breaches remain woefully inadequate. A primary source of weakness is your companys community of vendors and other trusted partners that often have privileged access to your data, systems, and networks. If a vendors own security practices are inadequate, or if its employees are negligent or ill-intentioned, your companys sensitive data can be placed at significant risk.


Vendor risk management requires automated and continuous security assessments and benchmarking based on objective data.

 

Download this white paper to learn:

  • Why vendor risk management is becoming a standard business practice
  • About the challenges organizations face in building formalized vendor risk programs
  • How to move beyond "point-in-time" tools and begin continuously monitoring your vendors.



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