GRC Toolkit

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Develop, implement, and monitor a strategic, comprehensive Information security GRC program to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets that are owned, controlled, or processed by your organization.

More Uses of the GRC Toolkit:

  • Carry out collaborate with GRC and partners for accurate compliance with PCI DSS by providing technical mentorship and services.

  • Be accountable for documenting security control implementation in the systems Security Plan using the Customers FISMA governance, risk and compliance (GRC) tool.

  • Manage work with the Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) team to identify engagement priorities when multiple engagements are in conflict with scheduling dates.

  • Control: technical skills range from oversight of ERP security, GRC solutions, password synchronization, identity and Access management tools, and management of data loss protection technologies.

  • Establish, maintain and enforce customer specific Information security (Cybersecurity), Data Privacy, and GRC controls, policies, Procedures And Standards.

  • Contribute to the integration of organizational process and asset information into the GRC solution for analysis and IT Governance, risk, and compliance reporting.

  • Manage work with the GRC Management, CISO and other business lines to create and maintain automated workflows to create efficiency, reduce errors and provide detailed audit logs for various processes related to the Information security.

  • Pilot: partner with SOX, compliance, Third Party Risk Management, IT Risk Management, Internal Audit and other teams to ensure that needs are identified and met for an enterprise wide GRC platform.

  • Identify: network with compliance leaders, Internal Audit directors, Enterprise Risk Management Program leads, control testers, and other members of the GRC community to identify prospective customers and enhance awareness of origami risk.

  • Ensure you helm; lead a GRC migration to automate components of the Risk Management program, enabling effective and efficient risk prioritization, tracking, reporting, and remediation.

  • Develop, implement and lead an integrated GRC strategy and process to monitor and evaluate business, technology, and information risks, issues, and opportunities.

  • Develop initiatives to improve testing efficiency through the use of Data Analytics, testing automation, and optimal use of the enterprise GRC tool.

  • Coordinate various GRC repository system improvement projects and activities to enhance the system of record and maintain effective Process Controls.

  • Create service now process and training documentation to support client absorption and operationalization for GRC, ITSM, and Configuration Management.

  • Operationalize various GRC capability areas as enterprise security Risk Management, Compliance Management, Policy Management, Security Awareness training, Third Party Risk Management, and metrics and reporting.

  • Serve as a liaison to cross departmental stakeholders in connection with business activities establishing solutions that integrate Information security GRC requirements with business priorities.

  • Collaborate with security and GRC to support development and maturity of controls and continuous compliance testing, audit, and evidence through Customer Feedback analysis.

  • Collaborate with the GRC (Governance, Risk, Compliance) Team to manage risk and ensure systems are compliant with Regulatory Requirements as HIPAA.

  • Ensure you win; upload all security control evidence to the Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) application to support security control implementation during the monitoring phase.

  • Evaluate: research and stay up to date with current Information security topics, information technology, equipment, GRC topics, and/or systems.

  • Be certain that your organization facilitates annual, quarterly, monthly, weekly and periodic review, findings, and corrective measures for IT controls and record in the GRC repository tool.

  • Participate and support IT Leaders needs of GRC processes, metrics and measurements aimed at creating a consistent Operating model.

  • Manage work with Key Stakeholders to provide a comprehensive set of ERM and GRC tools, practices, and policies to analyze, monitor, and report Enterprise Risks.

  • Manage work with the GRC Management to ensure the Information security team stays abreast of new regulatory, legal and/or compliance Data Security requirements.

  • Ensure you reorganize; build a center of excellence in NIST security controls, the governance, Risk Management, and governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) security documentation tool, the Risk Management framework (RMF), and security compliance.

  • Manage the compliance and Privacy Management and other GRC team members, the analyzing ensures that key compliance deliverables are successfully accomplished on time.

  • Support initiatives individually and as part of a larger GRC group to keep pace with a high performance fast growing Data Driven organization.

  • Confirm your enterprise complies; conducts research on GRC software and capabilities to provide clients with solutions that improve compliance, Risk Management and governance functions.

  • Establish that your group oversees initiatives to support your organizations GRC tool as platform upgrades, Data Integration with other systems, and Solution Design review.

  • Support the evaluation and improvement of any risk mitigation initiatives or security controls assigned to IS GRC leadership to implement and manage.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the GRC 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 GRC improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Is there any way to speed up the process?

  2. Why is this needed?

  3. Risk events: what are the things that could go wrong?

  4. Do the GRC decisions you make today help your organization in three years time?

  5. Why is it important to have senior management support for a GRC project?

  6. Where is the data coming from to measure compliance?

  7. Is it economical; do you have the time and money?

  8. How do you improve productivity?

  9. How do you select, collect, align, and integrate GRC data and information for tracking daily operations and overall organizational performance, including progress relative to Strategic Objectives and action plans?

  10. What criteria will you use to assess your GRC risks?

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 GRC book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your GRC 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 GRC Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which GRC 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 GRC 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 GRC projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step GRC Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 GRC 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 GRC project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the GRC project team have enough people to execute the GRC 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 GRC 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 GRC 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 GRC 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 GRC project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose GRC 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 GRC 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 GRC investments work better.

This GRC 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.