How to Create Scalable Vendor Security Questionnaires

How to Create Scalable Vendor Security Questionnaires

To prevent data breaches through the supply chain, organizations must thoroughly assess and monitor the security of the third parties with which they do business. A key part of this assessment involves the completion of a thorough security questionnaire; however, this process can be time-consuming, expensive and tedious. These lengthy and involved questionnaires, which are often on spreadsheets, hinder business.

How can organizations make vendor questionnaires more effective? This guide covers six essential steps, including:

  • Identify standards and regulations
  • Scope your questionnaire
  • Determine areas of material risk
  • Calculate inherent risk

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