CIO Dallas Summit | October 24, 2019 | The Adolphus Hotel - Dallas, TX, USA

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Which "Friends" Do I Trust? Realities of 3rd Party Risk

Think Tank - 2:25 pm - 2:50 pm

It is not a matter of if, but a matter of when. Organizations, more and more, and are outsourcing business activities to third parties because of cost-savings, revenue opportunities, expertise, etc. Thus, collaborating with our business partners early to select the right third-party vendor(s) with the appropriate security posture is essential, especially for vendors hosting, processing and/or transmitting sensitive/regulatory information, or having access to our IT assets. 

Takeaways: 

  1. Regardless of the reasons, outsourcing some business functions to a third party seems inevitable in today's world. 
  2. It is critical to have a proper vetting procedure of third parties before engaging them as business partners who have access to company systems and data.

Presented by:

Tanweer Surve, Sr. Director, Enterprise Architecture and Cloud Technologies & Security, Essilor View details