3: Understanding Third-Party Risk Assessments (with Justin Riehl, GRC & Risk Management Executive)
Join Defendify Co-Founder Rob Simopoulos on The Hilt with special guest Justin Riehl of CastleHill Managed Risk Solutions. Their conversation looks at how small businesses are increasingly under review by their larger customers, vendors, and partners. In this episode, Rob and Justin explore third-party risk assessments and the importance of being prepared as a small business.
Justin is a Principal Consultant and Managing Principal for Service and Platform Delivery at CastleHill, bringing with him over 20 years of experience in Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Enterprise Architecture. As a Certified Third-Party Risk Professional (CTPRP), Justin works closely with Small Business and enterprise vendors to implement best practices in their relationships. His role in Vendor Risk Management solutions entails the deployment of business processes that allow for efficient risk management within companies and among vendor partnerships. This is a job that brings together business guidance with technological expertise to improve the security of interactions between organizations.
Justin's technologist background distinguishes his specialization in the world of Vendor Risk Management and provides great insight into enterprise operations, particularly as relates to those doing business with large organizations. CastleHill offers services to document and analyze the environments, policies, and behaviors of corporations to create a protection plan against risks. These internal and external risk assessments allow enterprises to defend themselves, their data, and their customers from threats.