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By Dan Hadaway | Sunday, August 31, 2014 - Leave a Comment

And now let’s pause to reflect upon vendor risk . . . .


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“20% of our vendors have malware infections” A recent study reminds us to recognize that even if anti-malware is the least of our worries, that doesn’t mean our partners or customers are controlling it.  With almost 20% of your customers’ computers infected with malware, according to a recent study by Damballa, we must acknowledge a high likelihood for the threat. Think of the last five breaches . . . . at least four of them were your vendors.

But alas, if you’ve been in the banking industry (or benefiting from what we’ve been learning there), Vendor Management has been crossing into Level 5 on the capability maturity model for at least two years now, and we’re actually in the testing phase.

So to help us focus in on vendor management, we have been blogging since 2009 on the subject. Our archive is here.


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