New in Vanta | September 2022
This month we’re excited to announce support for 10 new security frameworks, plus:
- Enhancements to control ownership
- Processing Integrity and Privacy default controls
- Policies get approvers and bulk approve option
- Our new VMware Workspace One integration
Vanta supports 10 new security frameworks
We’ve heard from our customers how headwinds from current markets require more out-the-box thinking to maintain a competitive edge. To help you qualify for more deals and compete in this new environment, we’re excited to announce support for 10 new security and privacy frameworks, with more to come in the coming months!
Vanta now supports:
• ISO 27701, ISO 27017, ISO 27018
• NIST CSF, NIST 800-171, FedRAMP
• SOX ITGC, AWS FTR, Microsoft SSPA, MVSP
Read our announcement blog post
View all of Vanta’s supported frameworks
Enhancements to control ownership
We introduced control ownership a couple months ago, and already, this new feature is getting a lot of attention. To enhance the usability of control ownership, we’ve made it easy to assign multiple controls to individual owners. You can also filter to view controls owned by offboarded users—you’ll want to reassign these to active users. Last, we’ve added an analytics section to visualize your team’s control distribution and completion progress.
Visit the Compliance page to begin assigning controls to owners
Processing Integrity and Privacy default controls
Vanta now offers a default control set for SOC 2’s Processing Integrity and Privacy TSC (Trust Services Criteria). This update provides a more streamlined SOC 2 audit prep experience. If you’d like to enable Processing Integrity and Privacy controls for your audit, please notify your auditor or Customer Success Manager.
Learn more about SOC 2’s Trust Services Criteria (TSC)
Policies get approvers and bulk approve option
We want to make it easier for policy creators to get change approvals using Vanta. Typically, this approval process happens off-Vanta, via email or Slack. With policy approvals, you can now assign approvers who will be notified when they have a policy to review. Approvers can review policies in Vanta one-by-one or bulk approve all policies.
Try assigning a policy approver on the Polices page
VMware Workspace One MDM
Vanta now supports VMware Workspace One (formerly AirWatch). VMware Workspace One is a popular MDM for larger organizations and was highly requested from customers. Use this new integration to automatically populate Vanta with devices managed by Workspace One.
Visit the Integrations page to connect with VMware Workspace One
Integration support for monday.com
Vanta now supports monday.com. This new integration automatically pulls tracked security issues to demonstrate that they are being assigned to owners, prioritized, and closed within a set SLA. Additionally, you can not review user access to monday.com on the Access page.
Visit the Integrations page to connect with monday.com
Try it out
Log in to your Vanta account to try out these new features. For prospective customers, request a demo.
As always, we welcome your feedback. Let us know what you think by reaching out to your Customer Success Manager. Keep in touch on LinkedIn.
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