TPN Assessment Journey

Welcome to the Trusted Partner Network (TPN) Assessment Process.

Please use this resource to guide you through your initial and ongoing assessments.

1.

Understand the TPN Assessment Process

You can find the TPN Assessment infographic process here.

2.

Tell Us About Your Facility

Complete the Groundwire Security TPN Mini-Questionnaire here.

3.

Request Vendor Assessment from TPN

Complete the TPN Vendor Assessment form here.

4.

Login to the TPN Vendor Portal

Once the request has been fulfilled, please complete the initial and extended questionnaire via the TPN Vendor Portal.

5.

Choose Your Assessor

During that process, you will be able to nominate your preferred assessor. Please choose either James Bourne or Eugene Purugganan.

6.

Obtain Assessment Quote and Agreement

Once questionnaires are completed and Assessor assigned we will send you a quote and the Vendor Sponsored Security Agreement to sign.

7.

Send Assessment Quote and Agreement to TPN

As soon as the quote is approved by yourselves and TPN Vendor Sponsored Security Agreement signed, we send this to the TPN.

8.

Receive Invoice and Agreement from TPN

You will receive an invoice directly from the TPN for the agreed amount along with a copy of the fully executed agreement.

9.

Make Payment to TPN

Once payment is received by the TPN, your assessment questionnaire is released to your assessor.

10.

Schedule the Assessment

We will then schedule a kickoff meeting and remote assessment interview or onsite assessment date(s) with you and submit a materials request.

11.

Draft Report Submission to TPN

Once your Assessor has completed their write-up, your Assessor will submit the draft assessment report to the TPN.

12.

Draft Report Release and Review

The draft version of the report will be released to you for review. Your Assessor will work with you on any inaccuracies or invalid remediation items as necessary.

14.

Final Report Submission

Once you approve the draft report, your Assessor will submit the report to the TPN for final quality assurance.

15.

Final Quality Assurance by TPN

The TPN will then review, quality assure and publish your report. The quality assurance process can take up to 10 business days.

16.

TPN Logos and Accreditation

Once the report is published, you will receive your TPN logos and accreditation.

17.

TPN Remediations

You will then work with the TPN, via the Vendor Portal, to remediate any findings.

18.

Re-Assessment

Ensure to get in touch with us 3 months prior to your expiry date in order for us to arrange the re-assessment process.