Independent external assessments of vendors can reveal some of their operational and security practices, and often telegraph the state of their internal environment. However, external assessments only reveal the perimeter of an ecosystem, leaving all security vulnerabilities inside addressed.
For a true risk assessment, vendors are often asked to answer a series of questions about their methods, software, and vendors, so that the company contracting them can get visibility into the environment which will be handling their sensitive data.
Find out common security assessment obstacles, how to automate questionnaire processes, and how to ensure that only the most relevant questions get asked and answered.
This eBook will look at questionnaires covering: