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Tools & Templates

Third-Party Risk Assessment Checklist

This tool provides a checklist of questions designed to uncover risk in a third party. The questions primarily focus on the confidentiality, integrity and availability (CIA) of data, but they also address general business risks. Please note: In each case, the questions focus on how you may incur liability or be injured by a risk resulting from your own activities or those of a client, customer, vendor or supplier.

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Content Aggregator

How CISOs Express Cyber Risk to the Board of Directors

CISOs use a variety of methods to express exposure to the board of directors, including using a narrative or story (36%), a categorical or ordinal scale, such as low or high (47%) and as a numerical score or rating, such as 90 out of 100 (22%).

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Improve Your Patch Management Process

When it comes to streamlining patch management, the overall process is just as, if not more important, than the toolset. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Dave Kennedy recommends focusing on root cause analysis and suggests several patch management, correlation and scanning tools to consider.

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Tools & Templates

Infosec RACI Templates

Based on NIST SP 800-53 rev 4, the following spreadsheet provides RACI templates designed to help information security teams designate who is Responsible, Accountable, Consulted and Informed for typical infosec functions across technical controls, operational controls, management controls and privacy controls, as well as federal tax information (FTI) compliance controls.

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Content Aggregator

Cyber Insurance

This collection of slides contains third-party data on cyber-liability insurance and how many organizations actually have it. 

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