‘This is where we are now’: Cyber environment calls for continuous monitoring

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Securing your organization’s private data when vendors have access to it means managing relationships from beginning to end, panelists at Compliance Week’s virtual Cyber Risk and Data Privacy Summit agreed.

It’s essential to monitor “the entire life cycle of the relationship with the third parties, from onboarding to offboarding, birth to death,” said David Kessler, vice president and associate general counsel, IT and cybersecurity at BAE Systems, during a panel discussion.

McKenzee McCammack, regional compliance manager at American Express Global Business Travel, said vendor management at her company, which holds large amounts of personal customer data from passports to dietary restrictions, means scrutinizing potential vendors about what security measures they have in place.

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