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Privva Launches Vendor Risk Management in K12


Today, risk management technology provider Privva, Inc. expanded its vendor risk management solution into K12.

Privva’s Vendor Risk Management solution automates the security assessment and review process of third party vendors. This automated security process provides districts with a comprehensive understanding of policies and procedures of third party vendors and allows districts to better develop and track a risk remediation plan communicated with each vendor.

According to Ishan Girdhar, CEO of Privva, Inc., “EdTech is improving every aspect of education but it is a double edge sword. Utilizing technology and providing access to more vendors is opening districts up to significant data risk exposure. It is critical to know how each vendor is protecting the sensitive information you are sharing about students, parents, and employees to enable these services.”

Privva previously focused its offering in the legal sector, working with top law firms. Privva is now utilizing the lessons learned in an industry that requires the highest standards and applying them to the education market.

Academic institutions are prime targets for a data breach because they maintain and share sensitive and valuable information. It is critical to understand the security policies, procedures, and architecture of vendors that have access to sensitive information or access to your network. Privva assists with developing an ongoing vendor risk management program with regular, automated security assessment and remediation.

For more information about Privva Vendor Security Assessment automation, please visit or email to schedule a web demo.

About Privva

Founded in 2016, Privva, Inc. is an innovative provider of vendor and client risk management technology to law firms, academic institutions and healthcare technology companies. Addressing challenges where risk management, cybersecurity and regulation and compliance intersect, Privva Vendor Security Assessment and AutoAssess platforms allow clients to manage and reduce 3rd and 4th party risk effectively. Privva’s growing client base includes Am Law 100 and 200 law firms, top U.S. school districts, and innovative healthcare technology companies. Privva is a two-time winner of the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, receiving the honor in 2017 and 2018. The company has offices in Baltimore, MD and Arlington, VA.

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