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May 27, 2020

How many times have you had vendors say they’re secure because they’re using AWS, Azure or G Suite? Unfortunately, just because AWS is SOC II compliant that doesn’t mean that every vendor application running on AWS is equally compliant. Cloud hosting is based on a shared responsibility model. The cloud service provider is responsible for security of the c...

May 5, 2020

Beacon Strategies, LLC, a leading consulting and thought leader to enterprise retail wealth firms, is pleased to announce its newest service offering, named Vendor Management.

This new service supplies wealth firms with a vendor management framework. The technology and structure support the ongoing documentation needs demanded by regulators, as well as the...

April 28, 2020

New integrations adding visualizations of vendor security assessments, financial data and dark web monitoring enrich Privva’s third-party risk management platform providing wider view of breach factors

April 28, 2020 - Arlington, Virginia: Privva, the leading third-party risk management platform, today introduced new continuous monitoring partnerships with...

April 17, 2020

It’s full steam ahead for the Department of Defense Cybersecurity Maturity Model. This new requirement will start showing up in DoD Requests for Information as of June, although actual certification is not required until contract award.

In preparing for it, hundreds of thousands of defense contractors must take a formalized and structured approach to their...

April 15, 2020

Customers Centralize Management of SIG Assessments in Spanish, French, Dutch and German Across Global Supply Chains Directly from Privva’s Platform

April 15, 2020 - Arlington, Virginia: Privva, the leading third-party risk management platform, today announced the addition of automatic language translation features for the popular Shared Assessments SIG Lit...

March 25, 2020

By now, anyone in the US Department of Defense supply chain should know about the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). Knowing what to do about it is something else.

The goal of CMMC is to utilize five maturity levels, ranging from Basic Cyber Hygiene to Advanced/Progressive cyber practices, to ensure information protection in the defense...

March 15, 2020

Sending countless emails? Making unnecessary phone calls? If you’re tired of chasing vendors to submit your security assessment questionnaire, we hear you. Anyone tasked with leading or executing a vendor risk management program knows the administrative aspects can be a heavy lift. In most cases, it’s up to 80% of the workload!

Regardless, it’s a critical...

March 2, 2020

The sheer volume of third parties and suppliers that corporations now engage has manifested an unduly complex system of vendor security assessments. Additionally, more stakeholders, especially Senior Management and Boards, require insight into the risks and vulnerabilities that come from using outside suppliers. With different performance demands, varying...

October 22, 2019

SIG Integration Reduces Time-to-Value For Enterprises and Their Vendors

Privva, a leading third-party risk management platform, announced it has extended its relationship with Shared Assessments to offer the Shared Assessments Standard Information Gathering (SIG) questionnaire to include the 2020 version. Privva makes vendor risk management easy, utilizing...

October 14, 2019

ARLINGTON, VA - 10/14/2019 (

Industry Experts Join Privva’s Advisory Board 

Privva is delighted to announce the formation of our new Advisory Board. This board will help shape and guide the strategy of the Privva third-party risk management platform. 

"I am excited to welcome Joanne and Lonny to the Privva team.

Their expertise w...

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