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The complexities of third-party risk management
2024-05-08 03:30

In this Help Net Security video, Brad Hibbert, Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Prevalent, discusses five interesting findings from a recent industry study on third-party risk management and what he thinks they mean for cybersecurity professionals and their companies' TPRM programs. Prevalent's 2024 Third-Party Risk Management Study found that 61% of companies experienced a third-party data breach or cybersecurity incident last year.

Risk Management Policy
2024-03-18 16:00

Risk management involves the practice of addressing and handling threats to the organization in the form of cybersecurity attacks and compromised or lost data. The process of establishing appropriate risk management guidelines is critical to ensure company operations and reputation do not suffer adverse impacts.

Combined Security Practices Changing the Game for Risk Management
2024-02-05 13:19

A significant challenge within cyber security at present is that there are a lot of risk management platforms available in the market, but only some deal with cyber risks in a very good way. The...

Third-party risk management best practices and why they matter
2024-01-29 05:50

With organizations increasingly relying on third-party vendors, upping the third-party risk management game has become imperative to prevent the fallout of third-party compromises. Why you must do TPRM. Third-party risk management offers numerous advantages for companies.

Key elements for a successful cyber risk management strategy
2024-01-15 04:30

In this Help Net Security interview, Yoav Nathaniel, CEO at Silk Security, discusses the evolution of cyber risk management strategies and practices, uncovering common mistakes and highlighting key components for successful risk resolution. We hope to find the 'golden' indicator for which risk will eventually lead to a breach, but until that day, security teams need to holistically incorporate several layers of risk factors to determine business risk and drive justifiable communications.

Develop Valuable Security and Risk Management Skills for Just $30 Through 1/1
2023-12-29 10:00

With cyberthreats and cyberattacks always on the rise, developing security and risk management skills could be one of the best moves for your business or career. For either case, you can now develop information security skills with the help of The 2023 CISSP Security & Risk Management Training Bundle for just $29.97 through January 1.

This Free Solution Provides Essential Third-Party Risk Management for SaaS
2023-11-30 11:55

Wing Security recently announced that basic third-party risk assessment is now available as a free product. But it raises the questions of how SaaS is connected to third-party risk management...

Organizations’ serious commitment to software risk management pays off
2023-11-21 04:30

There has been a significant decrease in vulnerabilities found in target applications - from 97% in 2020 to 83% in 2022 - an encouraging sign that code reviews, automated testing and continuous integration are helping to reduce common programming errors, according to Synopsys. The report details three years of data derived from tests run by Synopsys Security Testing Services, with targets made up of web applications, mobile applications, network systems and source code.

A third-party’s perspective on third-party InfoSec risk management
2023-04-24 04:30

In the complex and fast-moving world of cybersecurity-meets-regulations, working with third parties requires diligent third-party risk management oversight to monitor data management and processes. Improving InfoSec risk management can provide insights into how data is handled, the security safeguards in place to protect that data, potential security weaknesses, and better adherence to the multitude of data, security, and privacy regulations.

Re-evaluating immature and ineffective insider risk management programs
2023-04-05 03:00

Although more than 72% of companies indicate they have an Insider Risk Management program in place, the same companies experienced a year-over-year increase in data loss incidents of 32%, and 71% expect data loss from insider events to increase in the next 12 months. With insider incidents costing organizations $16M per incident on average, and CISOs stating that insider risks are the most challenging type of threat to detect, the report is a clear call to action for the security industry to 'do better' and help professionals solve this challenge.