Gary Roboff and Paul Kooney

Gary Roboff is a Senior Advisor to The Santa Fe Group — which manages of the Shared Assessments Program, the trusted, collaborative source for third-party risk management — where he focuses on payments, risk management, mobile financial services and information management. Gary has four decades of experience in financial services planning and management, including 25 years at JPMorgan Chase, where he retired as Senior Vice President of Electronic Commerce. Gary has worked extensively in electronic payments, payments fraud, third-party risk management, privacy and information utilization, as well as business frameworks and standards for electronic commerce applications.

Paul Kooney is a Managing Director in Protiviti’s Information Security practice. In his over 20 years in the information technology and information security fields, Paul has managed and delivered security services for organizations in the financial, health care, manufacturing, retail, entertainment, energy, transportation and other industries to assess information security needs and implement solutions.

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Santa Fe Group’s Gary Roboff and Protiviti’s Paul Kooney discuss today’s increasingly fraught risk environment. Among the findings from a recent study: There’s a growing need for robust third-party risk management and greater board engagement. Increasing risk and regulatory pressure pose severe challenges to vendor risk management programs and largely offset gains in program effectiveness and efficiency, according to the just-released 2019...

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