Vendor BCP Pandemic Preparedness and Response Plan

Tips for Reviewing Your Vendor’s Pandemic Plan

Traditional Business Continuity and Pandemic Planning require management to follow a periodic process of planning, preparing, responding and recovering. According to the Occupational Safety and

How to Prepare for a Vendor Management Exam

Increased third-party vendor outsourcing, high-profile security breaches and expanding regulatory requirements have made Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM) more urgent than ever. Auditors and examiners are

The Focus on Continuous Monitoring

If you have attended any seminars or symposiums on Third-Party Vendor Risk Management (TPVRM) over the last year, the phrase Continuous Monitoring has been a

A Guide to Vendor Compliance

Vendor Risk Management (VRM) is a process that deals with the continued management and assurance that third party vendors and services your company is using

Vendor Risk Management Workflow

Tips for Vendor Risk Management Workflow

Tips for Vendor Risk Management Workflow Vendor Risk Management (VRM) is a process that deals with the continued management and assurance that the party vendors

Improving Vendor Responsiveness

Utilize Structured Systems and Automation to Improve Vendor Responsiveness It happens to everyone. You send out an inquiry to a vendor. A few days pass

SOC 1 2 or 3 Due Diligence

SOC 1, 2 or 3: What’s Best for You?

Almost a decade after Service Organization Controls (SOC) were introduced, there is still confusion over the variety and contexts of SOC audits. On the surface

Putting Trust in Third-Party Vendors

How Much Should You Trust Your Third-Party Vendors? eSentire recently conducted an online survey of 600 information technology and security decision makers across the globe.

Delivering VRM Solutions | VendorInsight®

Delivering Vendor Risk Management Solutions In this current economic climate, risk management is more important than ever. Companies only beginning to develop risk management programs

New Watchword: Subservice Organization

By now, many organizations have begun to receive control audit reports covering 2017 (SOC1/SSAE18 and SOC2). One element of note is the emergence of subservice


The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) Committee on Bank Supervision (CBS) released its annual operating plan setting forth the agency’s supervision priorities

Takeaways of #ABARISK 2017

We spent the beginning of last week at the American Bankers Association Risk Management Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana; this year’s theme: The Dynamics of Risk.

The Vendor Management Challenge: Tracking

As vendor management has evolved from contract management a decade ago, focused upon risk management and regulatory compliance, the emerging challenge is keeping track of

User Group Meeting Preview

If you have not seen the invitation for our annual User Group meeting on May 3rd in Nashville, Tennessee, please let your VendorINSIGHT® Program Administrator

Vendor Class, VPS & You

VendorINSIGHT announced the latest updates to our Vendor Risk Assessment and Vendor Performance Scorecard modules earlier this month. The recent changes enhanced the customer’s flexibility

Happy Holidays! A Special Message

We opine so often on vendor management, contract management, process design, regulatory guidance and other topics of interest to our community that it is nice

OCC to Get Heavy Handed?

This just in. Pretty interesting stuff. In this latest article posted on Bank Info Security, commentary about a new OCC report suggests that OCC warns

Where Are All of the Green Vendors?

Somebody asked us the other day what ever happened to all of the “green” or “sustainable vendor” enthusiasm that was so prevalent a couple of

FDIC Urges Improved Vendor Management

Naturally, items like the news below grab our attention just as they grab that of our customers! In a year flush with new regulatory guidance

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