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Managing Information Risk Within Your Supply Chain

Thursday 9 Dec 2021


This one day masterclass facilitated by Simon Lacey will help you understand how you can overcome the complexity and sense of overwhelm that many experience when endeavouring to understand and effectively manage information risk within third party suppliers and their supply chain. Information breaches within supply chains undermine confidence in organisations, negatively impact delivery of services, create stress for service user, customers, and staff. Yet organisations are increasingly sharing sensitive information with suppliers, particularly as operational models change quickly, as the world changed over the last year and with an increasingly reliance on growing a remote and hybrid workforce. This masterclass offers a pragmatic approach to getting to grips with a problem seen as complex and overwhelming, as already stretched procurement and information governance professionals are expected to deliver more, with limited resource.

During this masterclass, we will:

  • Understand the nature of the problem and its impact on your business.
  • Workout how to identify where to target your resource for maximum impact.
  • Consider what you may not have visibility of.
  • Understand the concerns of your suppliers.
  • Introduce clarity to a complex problem.

This masterclass will consider the National Cyber Security Centre (NSCS) guidance and other practical good practice.

Key learning objectives 

  • Understand how information risk within your supply chain can negatively impact your organisation
  • How to effectively triage your suppliers
  • How to seek assurance from suppliers by asking the right questions
  • How to report risks into risk owners & decision makers
  • The concerns your suppliers may have and how to maintain relationships with them
  • How stakeholders can work together to give oversight that supports the business

Who should attend?

Information governance and security professionals, procurement professionals and those with an interest in understanding information risk outside of their organisation.

Facilitated by:

Simon Lacey

Oliver Lacey

Virtual Attendance

Our online virtual events include a combination of live webcam presentations, training materials, video sessions and interactive exercises and discussion.

All you need is a quiet space, a good internet connection and PC or laptop with camera and microphone to allow you to see, hear and speak to the facilitator and other delegates. We will provide full instructions for accessing the platform along with login details. 

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Virtual Training

In-house Training

This course can be held at your organisation for up 25 delegates, we can tailor the content to suit your organisation and CPD needs of your staff. Led by experienced and highly rated trainers, in-house training works out cost-effective for groups and saves travel time.

Contact katym@hc-uk.org.uk with your requirements for further information and a quote.

In-house Training

Fee Options

Virtual Training



(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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