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The Evolution of Third-Party Risk Management: Comparing IMMUNE X-TPRM™, Recorded Future, Rescana, UpGuard, and Diligent

Dr Magda Chelly
Managing Director at Responsible Cyber

In the evolving business landscape, managing third-party relationships has become an intricate process, often involving multiple solutions and platforms. While platforms such as Recorded Future, Rescana, UpGuard, and Diligent offer specific capabilities, an all-in-one solution like IMMUNE X-TPRM™ is changing the game.

In this article, we'll take a closer look at these tools, emphasizing the standout features of IMMUNE X-TPRM™, and why businesses are shifting towards more comprehensive platforms for their third-party risk management.

The Rise of All-in-One Solutions

Platforms like IMMUNE X-TPRM™ are setting new standards in third-party risk management by offering a one-stop-shop for managing all external relationships - be it partners, distributors, or suppliers. The comprehensive nature of such platforms streamlines risk management processes, eliminating silos or visibility gaps often faced with multiple solutions.

One of the standout features of IMMUNE X-TPRM™ is its holistic approach to risk management. It takes you through the entire governance journey from onboarding to offboarding and enhances the risk assessment process with built-in questionnaires, ensuring a thorough evaluation of third-party risks.

Moreover, unlike many platforms focused solely on security ratings, IMMUNE X-TPRM™ provides a comprehensive view of your third-party risk posture. Its unique capability to request a remediation plan for identified vulnerabilities saves considerable time and adds tremendous value to your risk management efforts.

How IMMUNE X-TPRM™ Compares to Other Tools

  1. Recorded Future: Although efficient in predicting and detecting threats, Recorded Future primarily focuses on cyber threat intelligence. It may not offer as comprehensive capabilities for third-party or fourth-party risk management, including governance and questionnaires, which are integral to IMMUNE X-TPRM™'s offering.
  2. Rescana: Specific details about Rescana's capabilities are unclear, but it seems more comparable to BitSight and may lack comprehensive governance capabilities - a core aspect of IMMUNE X-TPRM™'s offering.
  3. UpGuard: While it offers features for cybersecurity and third-party risk management, UpGuard may not provide as extensive features for overall third and fourth-party risk management or specific application risk management as IMMUNE X-TPRM™ does.
  4. Diligent: Diligent is recognized for its robust governance risk and compliance (GRC) solutions. However, its focus is more on internal GRC, and it may not offer the comprehensive third-party and fourth-party risk management capabilities, including application risk management, that IMMUNE X-TPRM™ does.


Third-party risk management is evolving, and platforms like IMMUNE X-TPRM™ are leading the charge by offering comprehensive, all-in-one solutions. As businesses continue to juggle multiple relationships, the need for streamlined risk management tools becomes more pronounced.

So, while tools like Recorded Future, Rescana, UpGuard, and Diligent all offer unique strengths, they may not provide as comprehensive or as unified a solution as IMMUNE X-TPRM™.

Ultimately, the choice of tool depends on a business's unique needs and challenges. But as the trend moves towards integrated solutions, platforms like IMMUNE X-TPRM™ are poised to be the future of third-party risk management.

Dr Magda Chelly
Managing Director
Co-Founder of Responsible Cyber | Author | TEDx Speaker | Featured on Forbes 🇵🇱 | World Economic Forum Expert Network Cybersecurity | PhD, S-CISO, CISSP, Cert SCI Dr. Magda Lilia Chelly is an accomplished cybersecurity expert, entrepreneur, and thought leader, known for her extensive knowledge and passion for protecting businesses from cyber threats. Holding a Ph.D. in Telecommunication Engineering and an Executive MBA, she has built a stellar reputation as a trusted advisor in the field of information security. Dr. Chelly has served in various leadership roles, including as a CISO and a Managing Director for a global cybersecurity consultancy. Her expertise spans multiple domains, such as risk management, cybersecurity strategy, and governance. With numerous industry certifications and recognition as a CISSP, Dr. Chelly is a sought-after speaker and contributor to international conferences, webinars, and publications. As an advocate for diversity and inclusion in the technology sector, Dr. Chelly actively supports initiatives to encourage more women to pursue careers in cybersecurity. Her dedication to empowering and mentoring the next generation of cybersecurity professionals has made her a respected figure within the industry. In addition to her professional accomplishments, Dr. Chelly is an avid writer, sharing her insights and experiences through articles, blogs, and social media platforms. Her engaging and educational content has helped raise awareness about the critical importance of cybersecurity in an increasingly interconnected world.

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