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Vendor risk management

Third-party vendors. First-rate risk management.

Third-party vendor relationships are more complex than ever, with growing pressure from stakeholders and regulators. Our vendor risk management solution enables you to manage and optimize your vendor relationships.

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Know your vendors

Ensure 360-degree awareness of your vendor relationships to pinpoint risks.

  • Identify weaknesses in doing business with critical third party vendors

  • Prioritize and manage risk remediation

  • Maintain accurate documentation of vendor assessments, issues, and communications

  • Dynamically link to central risk libraries

Assess and monitor

Establish aggregated risk ratings for every vendor, with source data inputted directly from your vendors, and monitor emerging issues.

  • Rate vendors across all risks – financial, policy, security and operational

  • Stay ahead of future problems through automated vendor security and regulatory questionnaires

  • Streamline real-time data sharing by relationship owners and vendors

  • Schedule internal reviews of performance, impact and status

Act and communicate

Ensure rapid response times and seamless communications through user-centric interfaces, powerful dashboards and reports that keep you aware of developments and issues as soon as they arise.

  • Engage staff throughrole-based dashboards

  • Optimize productivity with workflow alerts and reminders

  • Provide holistic insights through connected data

  • Manage reporting with consolidated information and powerful visual reports

Ensure compliance with cybersecurity and regulatory standards

Comply with current and expected regulatory requirements in place in your industry, including the latest U.S. interagency guidance on third-party risk.

  • OCC: OCC Bulletin 2013-29 – Third-Party Relationships: Risk Management Guidance

  • FDIC: FIL-44-2008 – Guidance for Managing Third-Party Risk

  • NCUA: 2007 supervisory letter SL No. 07-01 – Evaluating Third-Party Relationships

  • FFIEC: Information Security Booklet

Vendor risk management brochure.

Find out how our vendor risk management solution allows you to manage vendor risk and avoid disruption.

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Vendor risk management eBook.

Why and how to build an effective third-party vendor risk management program.

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Take a product tour.

Our recorded product tour demonstration video takes you through the key areas of our vendor risk management solution.

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Buyer’s guide

What an ERM solution is, why you need one, and how to make the right choice.

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Protecht ERM - end-to-end visibility and management of vendor risk

Preconfigured content - for a turnkey launch

Optimize your risk management at the click of a button. Set up and maintain your ERM system with Marketplace: preconfigured registers, dashboards and reports.

Popular register packages for vendor risk management

Vendor Management

Streamline your assessment, monitoring and management of risk from third party suppliers. The Vendor Management registers and dashboards help you:

  • Gain a centralized, integrated view of your vendors, their contracts, and their risk profile

  • Keep on top of vendor reviews

  • Provide oversight and management with analytic insights on active vendors, their attributes and related risk management activity

Vendor Findings and Issues Management

This package supports management of findings and issues relating to third party suppliers. The pre-designed register and dashboard help you:

  • Identify vendor issues in a central register early

  • Centrally manage investigation into the vendor issue through to action plan

  • Centrally record and manage audit findings through to action plan

Vendor Modern Slavery and Anti-Bribery Questionnaire

Help your organization meets its third-party management obligations. This package of ready-made questions supports your assessment of vendors’ modern slavery and anti-bribery and corruption policies and processes. Create a questionnaire for a specific vendor, and centralize:

  • Vendor details

  • Responses on governance, human rights and modern slavery, supply-chain management, and anti-bribery and corruption

  • Your risk assessment of the vendor

Actions Management

Gain visibility of risk and compliance management actions to ensure they are carried out by the right people and at the right time. The Actions Management register and dashboard help you:

  • Create and supervise any type of action

  • Assign owners and contributors

  • Follow-up and escalate actions

  • Identify overdue actions

Operational Resilience

The Operational Resilience registers and dashboards helps you manage and grow your resilience.

  • Know if you are resilient

  • Save time and effort capturing resilience data and reporting on critical services, operations, and processes

  • Capture and report on specific resource types, disruption scenarios

  • Meet regulator expectations

Case study

Pinnacle stays in control worldwide with Protecht

"The value of this can’t be overstated. In an industry where analytical skills account for much of your success as a company, we’re able to better leverage our intellectual capital."

Cameron Drinan

Risk & Compliance Manager | Pinnacle Investments

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