Manage Third-Party Risk

Complex third-party ecosystems require risk-driven governance

Common questions about third-party risk

Whatever your questions, you’ll find the answers among the products in the RSA portfolio.

  • IT teams

    How can we better govern third-party access to critical applications and resources?

    Can we detect abnormal user behavior and step up security accordingly?

  • Security teams

    How can we detect and respond to cyber threats introduced by third parties more quickly?

    Is it possible to assess these kinds of risks up front so we can take preventive action?

  • Risk teams

    How can we improve our ability to manage third parties?

    How can we evaluate their criticality and gain an overall picture of the risks they pose to our business?

  • Fraud teams

    How can we better detect and respond to fraud attempts that exploit third-party channels?

    How can we keep up with cyber attacks in consumer-facing channels and correlate fraud incidents with broader security issues?

  • CEOs

    Are we on the right path to defend and leverage our ecosystem and ensure resiliency?

    I’m looking for an advisory services partner who can help my organization better manage digital risks from third parties.

RSA SecurID Suite applies modern, mobile multi-factor authentication, real-time detection of suspicious access and entitlements, and automated, risk-based identity governance controls to ensure all of your users, including third parties, have appropriate access while reducing your risk of identity-based attacks.

70% of risk management professionals characterize their organization as moderately to highly dependent on external entities.

Source: Deloitte, “Reestablishing the Perimeter: Extending the risk management ecosystem

59% of companies have experienced a third-party data breach.

Source: Ponemon Institute, “2018 Third-Party Data Risk Study

Only 16% of companies say they effectively mitigate third-party risk.

Source: Ponemon Institute, “2018 Third-Party Data Risk Study

The challenges with managing third parties in the age of digital transformation

The challenges with managing third parties in the age of digital transformation

Going digital: Digital transformation expands organizations’ third-party ecosystems while cybercriminals look to exploit vulnerabilities in these ecosystems.

Lack of visibility: The scope and complexity of today’s third-party ecosystems make it harder to identify and manage related security, access, compliance and resiliency risks.

Regulatory pressure: Global regulations put additional pressure on organizations to better manage third-party risks.

Understand the challenges

Best practices for managing third-party risk

Best practices for managing third-party risk

Implement a programmatic approach to identify, catalog, assess, treat and monitor third-party risk and performance.

Manage third parties’ access to your internal systems, data and consumer-facing systems to ensure they don’t have excess privileges.

Monitor your entire IT environment so that you can rapidly detect and respond to the security and fraud threats that third-party partners and technologies may introduce.

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Featured Customer

Transforming enterprise risk management and regulatory compliance

Transforming enterprise risk management and regulatory compliance

Martha Dean, senior vice president and director of operational risk and information security, explains how RSA Archer Suite helps Eastern Bank assess the risks associated with new products, services, applications and third-party partners.

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Eastern bank

The portfolio of RSA solutions

Integrated Risk Management

Integrated Risk Management

Respond to third-party and other risks proactively, with data-driven insights and a streamlined, fast-time-to-value approach.

Manage risk

Threat Detection and Response

Threat Detection and Response

Rapidly detect and respond to any threat—on devices, in the cloud and across your virtual enterprise.

Stop threats

Identity and Access Management

Provide your users with convenient, secure access to any application—from the cloud to the ground—from any device.

Secure access

Omnichannel Fraud Prevention

Manage fraud and digital risks across multi-channel environments without impacting customers or transactions.

Prevent fraud