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Use Case for Third Party Governance



Archer® Third Party Security Risk Monitoring delivers transparent security measurements, analytics, and analyst-level insight to dramatically improve your third-party information security risk management program. It provides organizations with visibility, insight, and actionable intelligence into their third- and fourth-party IT risk environments. You can quickly assess the effectiveness of each third party’s security controls with standalone capabilities or as a supplement to questionnaire-based control assessments.

Archer Third Party Security Risk Monitoring discovers and analyzes each third party’s IT footprint. Using artificial Intelligence (AI), algorithms automatically assess the risk posture of various third-party IT assets to understand how well third parties manage information security. You can leverage Third Party Security Risk Monitoring as a standalone solution for monitoring third party risk or as the basis for implementing a broader IT and third-party risk management program when deployed with complementary RSA Archer use cases..

Key Features

  • Receive an actionable view of security issues for each of your vendors
  • Pinpoint potential exposures and root causes for 40+ security criteria
  • Obtain on-demand assessments of an organization’s security practices
  • Demonstrate risk control quality to regulators and standards bodies
  • Proactively identify common exposures throughout your vendor portfolio

Key Benefits

With Archer Third Party Security Risk Monitoring, you can:

  • Respond more quickly to deteriorating third party controls that might lead to information security breaches
  • Gain objective insight into your third-party security performance and IT landscape
  • Enhance visibility to high risk third parties to allocate limited risk management resources
  • Engage vendors with accurate, actionable security performance insights and corrective actions
  • Continuously monitor vendor security performance
  • Optimize use of analysts’ time and outside auditor resources

For More Information

To learn more about Archer Third Party Security Risk Monitoring, read the Archer Third Party Security Risk Monitoring data sheet.

To learn more about how Archer products, services, and solutions can help solve your business and IT challenges, contact your local representative or authorized reseller—or visit us at If you are an existing Archer customer and have questions or require additional information about licensing, please visit the Archer Community for technical support.


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