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    Hi Everyone, I want to share some very exciting news with you all. We have reached 1,000 community members! This is a milestone we’re very proud of and it’s all thanks to the fantastic third-party risk conversations you all are having every day. As always, please let me know if you have any thoughts or feedback on ways that we can improve the community. In the meantime, here are some links ... More
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The professionals who take on the job of third party risk ensure the right steps are taken to protect their organizations from vendor risks and avoid costly regulatory enforcement actions. While risk comes in many forms - a good third party risk management program can help address financial, reputation, credit, operational risk and much more during the business lifecycle. 

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  • Looking for a sound business reason for third-party risk management? One of the best reasons is that it saves you money. However, proper third-party risk management, with the right tools and resources to assist, does way more than just save you money. There are a lot of other aspects of your organization it helps protect... like your reputation.