TMF Group’s Devender Kumar on Effectively Handling Vendor Risk
Devender Kumar, CISO, TMF Global
It’s important to look into the inherent risks of engaging with vendors before getting into assessing individual companies, says Devender Kumar, CISO at TMF Group, who discusses how to handle risks arising from third parties.
In a video interview at Information Security Media Group’s recent Cybersecurity Summit in Mumbai, Kumar also talks about:
- What third-party risks mean in today’s interconnected world;
- The kind of risk assessments needed for vendors;
- The relevancy of third-party security rankings.
Kumar is global CISO at TMG Group. He has more than 22 years of experience in risk management, including privacy. Prior to joining TMF, Kumar worked at Mphasis, where he was responsible for information security, business continuity and privacy across all geographies.