A third-party management platform founded by a longtime McKinsey consultant closed a funding round to bring further automation to compliance and procurement tasks. Certa plans to invest in AI that takes text-based organizational policies and converts them into controlled workflows.
The guardrails organizations use to protect employee identities are often ineffective for contractors, business partners or vendors since they bring their own devices. Many businesses struggle to implement identity safeguards in a setting that's more heterogeneous and offers fewer controls.
BlueVoyant has strengthened its ability to monitor the remediation of supply chain issues and integrate that with questionnaire activity, CEO Jim Rosenthal says. Existing supply chain tools tend to generate lots of risk information but then put the burden on the client to interact with suppliers.
Shields Health Care Group, a Massachusetts-based medical imaging services provider, is facing two class action lawsuits filed this week - a consolidated federal case and a similar, separate case filed in state court - both in the wake of the same 2022 data breach affecting 2 million individuals.
To help U.S. healthcare sector organizations better tackle some of the top challenges involving vendor risk management, a coalition of CISOs has launched the Health3PT Council. Members John Houston of UMPC and Omar Khawaja, former CISO of Highmark Health, describe the effort.
Many of the major health data breaches being reported to regulators reflect a variety of poor practices by business associates, including retaining sensitive patient information for much longer than necessary, says Kate Borten, president of The Marblehead Group.
Ride-hailing app maker Uber says a data breach at a third party is responsible for the appearance on a hacking forum of internal data. The data is unrelated to the September incident Uber experienced after a hacker affiliated with Lapsus$ penetrated the company network, an Uber spokesperson says.
Four major cloud providers - AWS, Google, Microsoft and Oracle – will participate in a $9 billion U.S. Department of Defense remote computing contract, marking a departure from an earlier winner-take-all approach that ended up in court and slowed the DoD's cloud transformation program for years.
A server misconfiguration at Kentucky-based CorrectCare Integrated Health Inc., a firm that provides medical claims processing for correctional facilities, has exposed sensitive information of nearly 600,000 inmates who received medical care during the last decade while incarcerated.
Sonatype’s eighth annual State of the Software Supply Chain Report blends a broad set of public and proprietary data and analysis, including dependency update patterns for more than 131 billion Maven Central downloads and thousands of open source projects, survey results from 662 engineering professionals, and the...
A hacking incident at a New York-based administrative management services firm has so far resulted in 20 anesthesiology practices reporting to federal and state regulators breaches affecting a total of about 430,000 individuals.
Federal regulators are urging healthcare sector entities to identify all instances of OpenSSL in their infrastructures and to test and deploy a patch issued to fix certain severe vulnerabilities in the software as soon as possible.
From SolarWinds to Kaseya, Accellion, Log4j,
or Okta, third-party security breaches are
among the most devastating for organizations
Defense against third-party risk is
a top-tier risk register item, and it is not a one-off either – you need
continuous monitoring to evaluate the security stance of...