CRISC Toolkit

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Ensure your organization its primary objective is to support effective management of Cybersecurity risks through continuous employee Security Awareness and driving compliance with CyberSecurity Policies and security best practices while balancing with business requirements.

More Uses of the CRISC Toolkit:

  • Be accountable for managing and overseeing large projects involving Information security, Technology Risk management, Cybersecurity or Cyber Risk Management.

  • Oversee: monitor the implementation of controls and control mitigations for Business Processes, Data Protection, applications, and infrastructure.

  • Be accountable for contributing to system efforts to develop effective it supervisory policy and guidance, supervisory activities, and it analysis and Thought Leadership.

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

  • Lead: partner with IT Leadership, managers, and team members to ensure risk and compliance issues are identified, assessed, mitigated, monitored and reported.

  • Assure your business complies; directs and oversees the overall Strategic Planning, implementation, and security of your organizations applications, hardware, systems, infrastructure and Information security related initiatives.

  • Lead: implementation should support your organizations accountability in setting risk and Security Policies, standards, guidelines, Processes And Procedures.

  • Develop Emergency Management plans for recovery Decision Making and communications, continuity of critical departmental processes, or temporary shut down of non critical departments to ensure continuity of operation and governance.

  • Manage: breakdown raw information and undefined problems into specific, workable components that in turn clearly identifies the issues at hand.

  • Warrant that your design leads efforts to develop Standard Operating Procedures; identifies and incorporates improvements on procedures based on best practices and Industry Trends.

  • Drive development of new content, Process Improvements, and tool adoption to increase Customer Satisfaction and internal productivity.

  • Confirm your organization performs all necessary duties to ensure the safety of information technology assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access.

  • Establish that your venture provides specialized expertise and support to clients, It Management, and staff in the implementation and operational aspects of Cybersecurity procedures and products.

  • Confirm your organization complies; monitors resource utilization and performs Capacity Planning to ensure appropriate budgeting, purchasing, and installation procedures to ensure that infrastructure requirements and end user expectations are met.

  • Consult at an expert level to support customer Compliance Requirements for new Product Development and enhancement of existing solutions.

  • Secure that your venture organizes high profile hacking scenarios involving internal and external experts to validate enterprise wide system integrity and data confidentiality.

  • Perform dynamic and static Application Security testing against Web Applications, thick client applications, APIs and Mobile Applications.

  • Govern: regulatory audits focused on Cybersecurity, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, it general controls, and end to end SOX controls testing.

  • Coordinate: review the test findings, facilitate the remediation of IT control gaps, and escalate potential issues to management, where necessary.

  • Consult on application or infrastructure development projects to fit systems or infrastructure to the architecture and identify when it is necessary to modify the architecture to accommodate project needs.

  • Validate the key controls with the stakeholders on a periodic basis to provide an early warning to management for timely correction and remediation action.

  • Make sure that your project interacts with technology focused teams and business stakeholders to understand risks to critical infrastructure and data by defining potential business impact with the responsibility to apply effective mitigation strategies.

  • Be accountable for creating a positive working environment by monitoring and managing workloads of the team balancing client expectations with the work life quality of team members; and.

  • Ensure you magnify; certified in risk and Information Systems control (CRISC), certified Information security management (CISM), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (Cissp) or similar designation.

  • Confirm your enterprise provides insight and consultation to help ensure new and existing security solutions are developed with insight into industry best practices, strategies, and architectures.

  • Prepare working papers to document and support the audit objectives, scope, and methodology used in reaching conclusions on your organization functions being audited.

  • Be accountable for validating the appropriateness of the system boundary in accordance with FedRAMP guidance, particularly the interconnections, external services, and APIs.

  • Arrange that your operation acts as a technical lead and point person for other auditors in department, providing guidance and overall review of deliverables.

  • Finalize and communicate audit findings in a clear and concise manner and identify opportunities for improvement in the design and effectiveness of key controls.

  • Provide leadership risk owners to ensure accountability and visibility of all open issues and to verify progress is being made towards previously committed remediation plans.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the CRISC 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 997 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which CRISC improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 997 standard requirements:

  1. How prepared are your organizations involved in a situation to acquire and disseminate facts, to transfer confidential information, to role shift, or to manage the related risks?

  2. When your organization has very little history of previous attacks or is uncertain of the impact or likelihood of risk scenarios, which is a better risk assessment approach?

  3. How does the board get information about the crisis and demonstrate that it has an adequate and up to date understanding of the risk faced by your organization?

  4. Does your organization use any tools or proprietary methods for conducting Risk Assessments and/or keeping the IT contingency plans up to date?

  5. Which is most appropriate to prevent unauthorized retrieval of confidential information stored in your organization application system?

  6. Can the saas solution be easily integrated with other systems and Business Processes to make it easy for end users to perform the work?

  7. What are some major risks that may arise in a service provider relationship and what are the Contingency Planning considerations?

  8. Are appropriate measures taken to address the risks to your organization as obtaining information exposure to vulnerabilities?

  9. Which aspect of monitoring tool ensures that the monitoring tool has the ability to keep up with the growth of an enterprise?

  10. Do your it systems provide business with the right information, in the right form, at the right time, in the right place?

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 CRISC book in PDF containing 997 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Baseline: Has Operations Management formally accepted responsibility for operating and maintaining the product(s) or service(s) delivered by the CRISC project?

  2. Activity Duration Estimates: Will the new application negatively affect the current IT infrastructure?

  3. Human Resource Management Plan: Were CRISC project team members involved in the development of activity & task decomposition?

  4. Procurement Audit: Are proper authorization and approval required prior to payment?

  5. Variance Analysis: Is the market likely to continue to grow at this rate next year?

  6. Executing Process Group: How do you enter durations, link tasks, and view critical path information?

  7. Change Management Plan: What communication network would you use – informal or formal?

  8. Initiating Process Group: Based on your CRISC project Communication Management plan, what worked well?

  9. Assumption and Constraint Log: Is the Steering Committee active in CRISC project oversight?

  10. Roles and Responsibilities: Concern: where are you limited or have no authority, where you can not influence?

Step-by-step and complete CRISC 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 CRISC 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 CRISC project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose CRISC 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 CRISC 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 CRISC investments work better.

This CRISC 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.