Gartner Research

Improving Third-Party Risk Management: A Guide to Partnering With Procurement

Published: 27 March 2019

ID: G00707629

Analyst(s): Legal and Compliance Research Team


This research helps data privacy executives mitigate risks from third parties by partnering more closely with the procurement function.

Table Of Contents

Privacy’s Perspective and the Benefits of Partnering With Procurement

Procurement’s Perspective and the Benefits of Partnering With Privacy

4 Recommendations for Improving Partnership Between Privacy and Procurement

Recommendation 1: Gain Greater Visibility Into Procurement’s Contracting Process

Action Items for Privacy

Recommendation 2: Make Privacy Considerations a Natural Part of Procurement’s Processes

Action Items for Privacy

Recommendation 3: Revise Questionnaires to Identify Red Flags

Action Items for Privacy

Recommendation 4: Partner With Assurance Functions to Decrease Redundancy Across Questionnaires

Action Items for Privacy


Recommended by the Authors

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