In today’s precarious cyber risk environment, it has extremely important for organizations to assess and monitor the security of their vendors, third-party suppliers, and business partners. Hence, to ensure a strong cyber stance, organizations must investigate their vendors’ security policies thoroughly. The initial vetting of any third party begins with a comprehensive security questionnaire.
So, what are the key concerning questions that should be addressed in a vendor profile?
This Panorays eGuide lists down at 10 most important questions to include in a vendor security questionnaire. These include:
- Is there vendor support for single sign-on?
- Does the vendor comply with data security and privacy regulations?
- Does the vendor have an employee security awareness program?
- What processes does the vendor implement to identify misconduct?
Therefore, you can create questionnaires using spreadsheets and other tools by leveraging automated systems like Panorays.