Ratings' Role in Vendor Risk ManagementSecurityScorecard's Sam Kassoumeh on How to Improve Vendor Assessments and Results
From GDPR to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, vendor risk management is a key component of every new piece of cybersecurity guidance. Yet, security leaders still struggle to inventory and assess their strategic partners. Sam Kassoumeh of SecurityScorecard explores the challenges.
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In an interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Healthcare Security Summit in New York, Kassoumeh discusses:
- Why organizations struggle with vendor risk management;
- How cloud computing only increases the complexity of the challenge;
- The role vendor ratings and ongoing assessment can play in a vendor risk strategy.
Kassoumeh is the COO and co-founder of SecurityScorecard. Previously, he was head of security and compliance at Gilt and led global security at Federal-Mogul.