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What is Vendor Risk Management (VRM)? The Definitive Guide

Vendor risk management (VRM), a part of vendor management, identifies, analyzes, monitors, and mitigates the risks that third-party vendors might pose to your organization. Such risks could ...
September 22, 2022
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Important KPIs for Successful Vendor Management

Every risk management program should include risks posed by your vendors. Beware, however: vendor risk management is a complex process unto itself, requiring ongoing monitoring and measureme ...
August 24, 2022
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What Does a Compliance Management System Look Like?

Automated tools allow your compliance management system (CMS) to work effectively. That said, a CMS is less technology unto itself and more like a corporate compliance program, where multipl ...
August 15, 2022
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Risk Assessment vs Risk Analysis

Although people often use the words "assess" and "analyze" interchangeably, the terms are not synonymous in risk management. Each one has a specific meaning, and the distinction between the ...
April 4, 2022
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Follow the Data: 5 Strategies to Managing Third Party Risk

For many organizations, managing third-party risk starts out as an easy proposition. However, as they mature, this same endeavor becomes unwieldy. With one or two third parties in your su ...
October 6, 2021
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Cloud Security vs. Traditional Security

Understand the policies and practices that differentiate traditional network security from cloud security, and how to keep your data safe.  For organizations collecting more data every yea ...
June 7, 2021
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What is an IT Security Audit?

An IT security audit can often cause stress within a company — but it doesn’t need to.  Security audits are technical reviews of an IT system’s configurations, technologies, infrastr ...
May 26, 2021
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4 Risk Management Tips for Retail Business

Retail risk management is about much more than security cameras, mall cops, and theft insurance policies. COVID-19 lockdowns forced the retail industry to focus on its e-commerce operations, ...
May 20, 2021
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