Supplier Audits

Whether you’re concerned about the security of your existing supply chain, sourcing new suppliers, or plan to supply to a larger organisation, a specialist independent supplier audit identifies the weak links and instils confidence. 

What will you gain from a Supplier Audit by Perspective Risk? 

  • An audit by highly qualified auditors with vast experience
  • A cost-effective service tailored to the needs of your business
  • An assurance that your supply chain is operating with reduced risk
  • Compliance with your security standards and / or industry standards and frameworks, such as ISO 27001
  • A clear, concise report highlighting any gaps in your policies and procedures, including;
    • Actionable advice and recommendations for next steps and;
    • Follow-on remedial support, if desired

What does a Supplier Audit include? 

A supplier or 2nd party audit involves a methodical evaluation of systems and processes, arriving at documented evidence setting out:

  • If the necessary security measures and controls are in place and;
  • Their use is appropriate and proportionate and;
  • They are effective i.e. risks are minimised

Crucially, the audit identifies any gaps together with the scale and levels of risk they present. The intelligence informs a remedial action plan and highlights the priorities.

A supplier audit from Perspective Risk can include some or all of the following, depending on your needs:

  • Information Security Governance
  • Information Policy and Implementation
  • Human Resource Security
  • Asset Management
  • Access Control
  • Cryptography
  • Physical and Environment Security
  • Operations Security
  • Communications Security
  • System Acquisition, Development and Maintenance
  • Supplier Relationships
  • Incident Management
  • Business Continuity Management
  • Compliance

Why choose Perspective Risk for your Supplier Audits? 

  • Your internal staff can focus on their core responsibilities and areas of expertise
  • Our personable consultants have years of experience in information security and auditing
  • There is minimal impact and disruption to your business
  • Results are delivered swiftly, with clear recommendations for action and include;
  • Technical details and non-technical summaries, allowing the report to be shared with your various stakeholders and;
  • Evidence to justify the investment in information security
  • The supplier audit process will be aligned with your existing policies and procedures
  • We are always on hand to provide guidance during and after the process
  • We have the expertise to support you with follow on remedial action, if desired
  • Our customer satisfaction ratings are high; references available
  • Example reports on request

If you want to understand the health of your supply chain, then get in touch today.