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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

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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...

September 30, 2019

Introducing Privva Courses - Sign up for Privva's "How to Build a Top-Tier Vendor Risk Assessment Program" — a 7-day e-mail based course on how jumpstart your third-party risk assessment program, with guides and perspectives from our experienced risk assessment team

Third-party risk management is becoming standard operating procedure across many organizati...

June 10, 2019

Vendor risk management is becoming standard operating procedure across many organizations as client and/or regulatory pressure is increasing.  A key to success is to simplify the security assessment process through iterations so it is sustainable. Taking a step back to understand your organization’s perspective before rushing to execute this requirement c...

June 1, 2019

Privva is excited to announce we are now offering The Higher Education Cloud Vendor Assessment Tool (HECVAT) on our platform.  This content is helping Higher Education institutions simplify the process of assessing their vendors.

The HECVAT was created by the Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC) Shared Assessments Working Group, in collabo...

May 14, 2019

A recent Ponemon study found that only 34% of companies maintain a comprehensive list of their vendors. 69% of the participants in the study blamed “a lack of centralized control” as the key factor as to why a comprehensive inventory had not been created.

Security departments must take a leading role in these situations in order to effectively manage the r...

March 21, 2019

Electric Utility Sector Third Party Risk: FERC Order No. 850

As of December 2018, new supply chain risk management reliability standards (Order No. 850) issued by the Federal Energy Regulation Commission (FERC) went into effect.

Going forward, electric utilities must assess their vendors during planning and procurement to confirm adequate security posture a...

March 1, 2019

Starting today, March 1, 2019, banks, insurance companies, and financial services firms operating in the state of New York must have written policies and procedures in place ensuring they adequately vet their vendors’ information security systems. The vendor security requirement is the last phase of the  NYDFS Cybersecurity Requirements that went into eff...

February 20, 2019

Two Critical Vendor Risk Ratings Now Available Through One Platform

Today, Privva, a leading risk management technology provider, announced a partnership with BitSight, the Standard in Security Ratings, to provide customers with a 360° view of third-party risk as part of Privva’s open platform initiative.

The Privva platform allows security professionals ac...

February 10, 2019

Privva hosted its annual employee off-site this week in Fort Lauderdale and our team spent three days collaborating and envisioning the next phase of growth of our company.  

At Privva, we believe that delivering a value-driven customer experience starts with employees who learn and grow from each other.  Just as SaaS products improve by listening closely...

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