Vendors such as Business Associates are one of the major sources of data breach.
These vendors are beyond your direct oversight and governance. This increases your vendor-related risks from rising security threats and regulatory penalties.

ecfirst has client-endorsed capabilities to support your requirements for:

Vendor compliance and security assessment

Security planning and gap remediation

Vendor certifications and training


Business Impact Assessment (BIA)

A thorough review of vendor capabilities, policies and procedures with relevance to your own business requirements. How the vendor controls and manages the information provided is part of a business impact analysis.

Vendor Security Assessment

An evaluation of risks based on our bizSHIELDtm process. This is a proven methodology that addresses the details, conditions, requisites and mandates of each regulatory standard and security requirement. This assessment can support decisions on selecting/contracting with specific vendors.

Offshore Vendor Assessment

As a company with global resources, ecfirst is able to provide onsite vendor assessments for evaluation as a supplier, and for other assessment processes that would benefit from direct onsite access.

Vendor Certifications

ecfirst has been a trusted provider of vendor certifications and training as part of the vendor selection process. This covers existing and new certifications.