Manually collecting, maintaining and analyzing vendor risk data is inefficient, error-prone and costly.
Prevalent automates risk assessments to extend the visibility, efficiency and scale of your third-party risk management program. With a library of 75+ standardized assessments, customization capabilities, and built-in workflow and remediation, the solution automates everything from survey collection and analysis to risk rating and reporting.
With Prevalent, you can easily gather and correlate intelligence on a wide range of vendor controls, including IT security, compliance, performance, contract adherence, business continuity, financial position, reputation, ethics, anti-bribery & corruption, ESG, diversity and more.
Part of the Prevalent Third-Party Risk Management Platform, the Vendor Risk Assessment module is integrated with continuous Vendor Risk Monitoring to deliver a 360-degree view of security and compliance.
Vendor Risk Assessment Explained
Vendor risk assessments not only enable your organization to proactively identify and mitigate third-party risks, but also be better prepared for when incidents do occur. Watch this quick overview to learn more.
Reduce the manual labor behind vendor survey and response management by 50%
Zero-in on risks and control failures, and gain actionable remediation guidance
Clearly communicate actual business risk to stakeholders
Speed communications and status reporting with vendors
Increase risk visibility and measure program effectiveness
Integrate with ITSM, GRC and security scoring solutions for centralized risk management
Scale your program with flexible platform configuration options
Prevalent have provided us with a scalable, repeatable approach both in terms of efficiency and cost which really addresses the issues we were facing around our supplier risk management.
— Information Security & Assurance Specialist, Cancer Research UK
Vendor Assessment Library
Leverage 100+ pre-defined assessment templates including SIG Core, SIG Lite and H-ISAC standardized vendor risk assessment questionnaires, as well as GDPR, FCA, PCI-DSS, ISO 27001, CMMC, NIST, Modern Slavery, Anti-Bribery, Health & Safety, Management & Ethics and more with the Prevalent Compliance Framework (PCF). Import offline assessments or build custom questionnaires with risk and control elements relevant to your business. Vendors can also update you on events with proactive assessments.
Vendor Risk Ratings & Compliance Registers
Generate risk registers upon survey completion, integrating real-time cyber, and business and financial monitoring insights to automate risk reviews, reporting and response. Generate vendor risk assessment reports to document status by regulation.
Unified Risk Register for Assessment & Monitoring
Prevalent normalizes, correlates and analyzes information across inside-out risk assessments and outside-in monitoring from Prevalent Vendor Threat Monitor and BitSight. This unified model provides context, quantification, management and remediation support.
Automated Actions with Playbooks
Leverage a pre-packaged library of ActiveRules to automate a range of tasks normally performed as part of the onboarding assessment and review processes – such as updating vendor profiles and risk attributes, sending notifications, or activating workflow – utilizing if-this, then-that logic.
Vendor Risk Remediation Workflow
Efficiently communicate with vendors and coordinate remediation efforts. Capture and audit conversations; record estimated completion dates; accept or reject submissions on an answer-by-answer basis; assign tasks based on risks, documents or entities; and match documentation and evidence to risks. Includes built-in remediation guidance to accelerate risk mitigation.
Reporting & Analytics with Machine Learning
Reveal risk trends, status and exceptions to common behavior for individual vendors or groups with embedded machine learning insights. Quickly identify outliers across assessments, tasks, risks, etc. that could warrant further investigation.
Automatically map information gathered from control-based assessments to regulatory frameworks including ISO 27001, NIST, CMMC, GDPR, CoBiT 5, SSAE 18, SIG, SIG Lite, SOX, NYDFS, and more to quickly visualize and address important compliance requirements.
Data & Relationship Mapping
Identify relationships between your organization and third parties to discover dependencies and visualize information paths.
Document & Evidence Management
Centralize agreements, contracts and supporting evidence with built-in task and acceptance management, plus mandatory upload features.
Vendor & Entity Management
Simplify vendor management with dashboards for individual entities and entity groups. Capabilities include bulk entity import; offline entity tree updates; assessment and remediation status reporting; customizable intake forms and workflows. Build comprehensive vendor profiles that include key entity information such as location, ownership, revenue, SIC code, fiscal year end, mapping of fourth parties; and other functions for managing the full vendor lifecycle
Access dozens of pre-built connectors that use a low-code approach to integrate the Prevalent Platform with traditionally siloed tools. As a result, you can eliminate silos between applications and gain a more holistic view of enterprise risk management throughout the third-party risk lifecycle.
Jump Start Your Vendor Risk Assessments
Prevalent Jump Start Assess enables you to survey your top vendors, score their risk, and gain remediation guidance. With services included, Jump Start enables you to launch your TPRM program in about 30 days!
Ensure that vendors align to strategic initiatives and deliver on their promises by continuously monitoring business continuity, performance, contracts and more.
Eliminate spreadsheets once and for all by automating the scheduling, collection, analysis, management, and remediation of vendor risks in a central platform.
Gain a closed-loop view to validate vendor risks and remediations.
Let us do the heavy lifting
From managing your risk assessment process to monitoring vendors for emerging risks, our Vendor Risk Assessment Service frees your team to focus on remediating risk and keeping your business moving forward.