The risks posed by third-party vendors are a top concern for Aaron Miri, CIO of University of Texas at Austin's Dell Medical School and its affiliated UT Health Austin group practice. He explains steps he's taking to help mitigate those risks.
One important outcome of digital transformation is an explosion of interconnectivity between organizations and the wide availability of third-party capabilities.
But this transformation is not completely without cost. Third parties (and even fourth parties) can become dependencies for critical business functions....
"How secure is your supply chain?" It's a question that can strike terror into the heart of a CISO - even one who's in charge of a mature security organization.
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Two third-party Facebook application developers exposed users' personal information by leaving the data exposed without a password in unsecured Amazon Web Services S3 buckets, researchers from UpGuard say. One data set contained 540 million unsecured records, the report found.
When a company plans to make an acquisition, it should conduct a "compromise assessment" to assess whether the organization being purchased has had an undiscovered breach, says Steve Ledzian, CTO for Asia Pacific at FireEye.
Investing in IT modernization can lead to more agility, improved resilience and security and, in the long term, better citizen services and improved agency reputations.
So how do government agencies avoid the hurdles of IT modernization to reap its rewards? Quocirca conducted a survey of U.S. public sector...
For many, cost-effective scalability usually means outsourcing some or all of your business functions to a complex web of third-party vendors.
The Third-Party Risk to the Nth Degree whitepaper provides quantitative and contextual measures by which your organization can compare current practices and investment to help...
An incident involving a third-party vendor migrating a server containing archived email of a medical device provider has resulted in a reported health data breach impacting more than 277,000 individuals. What went wrong?
The FDA is generally on the right track in updating guidance for the cybersecurity of premarket medical devices. But a variety of changes are needed, say some of the healthcare sector companies and groups that submitted feedback to the agency.
According to some researchers, up to 61 percent of recent data breaches were a result of a third-party vulnerability. Matan Or-El, CEO of Panorays, discusses the weakest links of supply chain security and how to strengthen them with automated tools.
The risks posed to enterprises managing third parties have evolved. Increasing reliance on third-party vendors, new privacy regulations, shifting cybersecurity threats, and frequent data breaches have upended the third-party risk landscape. As a result, modern risk solutions must adapt to solve both security and...