CIO Boston Summit | September 19, 2019 | Boston, MA, USA

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Think Tank - 4:10 pm - 4:35 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:

Flora Sah, Former SVP COO Enterprise Risk Management, State Street View details