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Formalize Vendor Risk Management Practices to Lessen the Probability of Business Disruption

Published: 28 September 2016

ID: G00299306

Analyst(s): Christopher Ambrose


Failure to implement a comprehensive IT vendor risk management program increases the potential for business disruption. IT vendor risk management leaders have a strategic imperative to help their organizations identify, monitor and mitigate risks from IT vendors and service providers.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Align Your IT Vendor Risk Management Program With Your Information Security and Enterprise Risk Management Programs
  • Prioritize Critical Vendor Risks Based on Their Business Impacts
  • Implement an IT Vendor Risk Management Classification Framework
  • Implement Your Risk Control Action Plan

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