GCIH Toolkit

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Establish that your organization provides advanced technical knowledge and analysis of highly specialized applications and Operational Environment, high level functional Systems Analysis, design, integration, documentation, training, and implementation advice on complex problems.

More Uses of the GCIH Toolkit:

  • Devise: architecture efficient and effective workflow and Reporting Solutions for capturing, validating, and approving risk activities.

  • Collect functional and Technical Requirements from stakeholders to perform Business Analysis for current and future Use Cases.

  • Ensure you meet; lead cross functional teams and shape Client Expectations by driving initiatives and matching outcomes to expectations.

  • Troubleshoot complex issues and provides incident resolution for all related incidents requiring escalated support or subject matter enterprise.

  • Supervise, motivate and develop a team of high performing Cyber investigators through mentorship, expectations and training secondary.

  • Pilot: group of individuals whose collective mission is to investigate Information security risks to or wrongdoing against your firm.

  • Perform threat hunting activities in client network through proactive analysis of log, network and system data to identify undetected threats.

  • Ensure you designate; understand and contribute to the creation of System Support documents, operational procedures, and build scripts/Cloud Formation templates.

  • Formulate: Information security Analysts perform investigations on Security Alerts and monitor all Security Tools utilized to secure the environment.

  • Manage the balancing of service, people, change and cost in the delivery of your Strategic Plan and day to day operations for area of responsibility (where appropriate).

  • Analyze threat information gathered from logs, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), intelligence reports, vendor sites, and a variety of other sources and recommends rules and other process changes to protect against the same.

  • Initiate: conduct detailed review of Cyber investigations reports and case Management System to assess data/content quality, supporting evidence and the appropriateness of case outcomes.

  • Be knowledgeable of network and Security Architecture principles, firewall and IDS/IPS fundamentals, endpoint Security Systems and other security protective/detective systems.

  • Ensure you manage; recommend appropriate course of action to support maturing the clients Incident Response program and Cybersecurity posture.

  • Configure, manage, and upgrade Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Intrusion Protection Systems (IPS), and Security Information and Event Monitoring (SIEM) platforms.

  • Serve as Cybersecurity Technical Advisor to client organizations and advise on appropriate response activities in the event of a Security Incident.

  • Ensure that you are implementing Best Practice Security Policies that address the clients Business Needs while protecting vital corporate assets.

  • Ensure you mobilize; lead collaboration efforts with internal and external IT Service Providers and business units in evaluating and gathering Technical Requirements for business clients Information security initiatives.

  • Support customer IT administrators and Cybersecurity personnel to ensure successful Incident Response practices and Business System recovery.

  • Configure and operationalize Cybersecurity tool Data Feeds, creating reports to show vulnerability and configuration compliance scan and remediation results.

  • Lead: review and take a proactive approach to false positive and work with the various Security Teams to tune and provide feedback to improve accuracy of the alerts.

  • Drive initiatives that improve communication and documentation of potential solutions, Impact Analysis, benefits/risks, implementation requirements and recommended approach.

  • Contribute to the development of effective, efficient and repeatable processes to improve the operations of the SOC and value to clients.

  • Arrange that your organization leads needed in all phases of Software Development with emphasis on the planning, analysis, testing, integration, documentation, training and presentation phases.

  • Confirm your planning complies; directs and controls activities for a client, having overall responsibility for Financial Management, methods, and staffing to ensure that Technical Requirements are met.

  • Provide regular feedback, guidance and consultation to Cyber investigative staff, offering direction and expertise to further an investigation.

  • Control: conduct data/evidence gathering, documentation and handler activities during incidents and investigations ensuring sound forensic practices.

  • Make sure that your corporation performs analyses to validate established Security Requirements and to recommends additional Security Requirements and safeguards.

  • Be accountable for working knowledge in network Access Control, Intrusion Prevention and detection systems, Firewalls, routers, Incident Response, Information security methods, and Risk Management.

  • Ensure you designate; Lead the creation and or maintenance of policies, Security Metrics, standards, baselines, and guidelines.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical GCIH Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any GCIH related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated GCIH specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the GCIH Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which GCIH improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What is the root cause(s) of the problem?

  2. Do you feel that more should be done in the GCIH area?

  3. If you do not follow, then how to lead?

  4. Why do and why don't your customers like your organization?

  5. Who should resolve the GCIH issues?

  6. Are GCIH changes recognized early enough to be approved through the regular process?

  7. Do you say no to customers for no reason?

  8. Are the assumptions believable and achievable?

  9. How do you manage changes in GCIH requirements?

  10. How can you better manage risk?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the GCIH book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your GCIH self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the GCIH Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which GCIH areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough GCIH Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline Data Protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage GCIH projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step GCIH Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 GCIH project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all GCIH project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the GCIH Project Team have enough people to execute the GCIH Project Plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed GCIH Project Plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

Step-by-step and complete GCIH Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 GCIH project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 GCIH project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any GCIH project with this in-depth GCIH Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose GCIH projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based Best Practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in GCIH and put Process Design strategies into practice according to Best Practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make GCIH investments work better.

This GCIH All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.