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21 Published Case Studies



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Prevalent Customer Testimonial

Prevalent Delivers a Proven Process

Prevalent allows us to manage third-party risk in an organized way.

Security Officer, Medium Enterprise Insurance Company

Prevalent Customer Statistic

Prevalent Brings Visibility to Help Prioritize Risks

79% of surveyed organizations found Prevalent’s capabilities for creating tasks, flags, and risks based on results of assessment responses in the risk register to be differentiated compared to the competition.

79%

Prevalent Case Study

Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise professional services company is based on an October 2019 survey of Prevalent customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“With Prevalent, my organization has been able to redirect resources previously dedicated to collecting and analyzing vendor-submitted questionnaires and evidence to other activities.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Prevalent:

  • Top drivers for purchasing their Prevalent third-party risk management solution:
    • Compliance – reporting against specific regulatory or industry framework requirements
    • Stronger cybersecurity, to ensure that third parties do not introduce cyber risks that could negatively impact the business
    • Reduce operational burden (the process of assessing and evaluating vendors took too much time and resources)
    • Greater risk-based intelligence
  • Challenges that deploying Prevalent solved for their organization:
    • A limited ability to continuously monitor vendors
    • A lack of guidance in addressing industry standards or third-party regulatory compliance requirements for cyber risk, InfoSec, or data privacy
    • Having no centralization of TPRM functions

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Prevalent that the surveyed company uses:

  • Regulations or industry frameworks they must regularly report against:
    • GDPR
    • ISO 27001
  • Looking to grow the number of vendors they assess in the next 12 months by 11-25%.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Prevalent:

  • The following Prevalent capabilities in terms of how differentiated they are compared to the competition:
    • Assessment scheduling and automated chasing reminders: differentiated
    • Automated risk and compliance register: differentiated
    • Centralized document/evidence management: very differentiated
    • Create tasks, flags, and risks based on results of assessment responses in risk register: very differentiated
    • Identify key controls and apply reporting to the most critical relevant risks: differentiated
    • In-solution communication with suppliers on remediating risks: very differentiated
    • Scan third-party networks and apply business intelligence to provide and “outside-in” weighted score of risks: very differentiated
    • Map results to regulatory and industry frameworks like ISO, NIST, GDPR, CoBiT 5, SSAE 18, SIG, SIG Lite, NYDFS for reporting purposes: very differentiated
    • Identify and visualize relationships between entities to demonstrate dependencies and flows of information: very differentiated
    • User dashboard of tasks, schedules, risk activities, survey completion status, agreements, and documents: very differentiated
  • How long it took to complete an assessment:
    • Before deploying Prevalent: 2-3 weeks
    • After deploying Prevalent: 1-2 weeks
  • Saved about 1 week per assessment on average by utilizing the Prevalent Platform.

Prevalent Case Study

Large Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise pharmaceuticals company is based on an October 2019 survey of Prevalent customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We now have a way to automate our assessments. We can now create detailed reports on each vendor and track our remediation efforts much more easily and in one place. The automated system saves us a lot of time with communications and completed assessment reminders.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Prevalent:

  • Top drivers for purchasing their Prevalent third-party risk management solution:
    • Compliance – reporting against specific regulatory or industry framework requirements
    • Stronger cybersecurity, to ensure that third parties do not introduce cyber risks that could negatively impact the business
    • Reduce operational burden (the process of assessing and evaluating vendors took too much time and resources)
    • Greater risk-based intelligence
  • Challenges that deploying Prevalent solved for their organization:
    • A lack of automation in collecting and analyzing vendor surveys
    • A limited ability to continuously monitor vendors
    • A lack of insights to make risk-based decisions
    • A lack of guidance in addressing industry standards or third-party regulatory compliance requirements for cyber risk, InfoSec, or data privacy
    • An inability to share completed assessment content and supporting evidence to more quickly identify risks and vulnerabilities
  • Vendors evaluated before choosing Prevalent:
    • ServiceNow
    • ThirdPartyTrust

Use Case

  • Regulations or industry frameworks they must regularly report against:
    • HIPAA
    • NIST 800-53
    • PCI
  • Looking to grow the number of vendors they assess in the next 12 months by more than 25%+.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Prevalent:

  • The following Prevalent capabilities in terms of how differentiated they are compared to the competition:
    • Breadth of available surveys: very highly differentiated
    • Assessment scheduling and automated chasing reminders: differentiated
    • Automated risk and compliance register: very highly differentiated
    • Centralized document/evidence management: differentiated
    • Create tasks, flags, and risks based on results of assessment responses in risk register: very differentiated
    • Identify key controls and apply reporting to the most critical relevant risks: very differentiated
    • In-solution communication with suppliers on remediating risks: very highly differentiated
    • Scan third-party networks and apply business intelligence to provide and “outside-in” weighted score of risks: differentiated
    • Map results to regulatory and industry frameworks like ISO, NIST, GDPR, CoBiT 5, SSAE 18, SIG, SIG Lite, NYDFS for reporting purposes: very differentiated
    • Identify and visualize relationships between entities to demonstrate dependencies and flows of information: very differentiated
    • User dashboard of tasks, schedules, risk activities, survey completion status, agreements, and documents: very highly differentiated
  • How long it took to complete an assessment:
    • Before deploying Prevalent: more than a month
    • After deploying Prevalent: 2-3 weeks
  • Saved more than 1 week per assessment on average by utilizing the Prevalent Platform.

Prevalent Customer Research

What challenges did deploying Prevalent solve for your organization?

A lack of automation in collecting and analyzing vendor surveys
61%
A limited ability to continuously monitor vendors
58%
An inability to share completed assessment content and supporting evidence to more quickly identify risks and vulnerabilities
48%
An inconsistent methodology for vendor risk management
39%
A lack of insights to make risk-based decisions
33%
Having no centralization of TPRM functions
33%
A lack of guidance in addressing industry standards or third-party regulatory compliance requirements for cyber risk, InfoSec, or data privacy
21%

Prevalent Customer Research

Which regulations or industry frameworks must you regularly report against?

GDPR
77%
ISO 27001
70%
PCI
33%
HIPAA
27%
NIST 800-53
20%


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Prevalent is helping global organizations manage and monitor the security threats and risks associated with third and fourth-party vendors.

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