Cyber hygiene Toolkit

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Establish that your organization conducts organization wide identification of common controls and the development of organizationally tailored control baselines, reducing the workload on individual system owners and the cost of system development and asset protection.

More Uses of the Cyber hygiene Toolkit:

  • Ensure your technical chops should be that you build proofs of concept yourself or direct others to do so based on your designs.

  • Direct: review and validates findings during security testing engagements.
  • Ensure you lead loud infrastructure management, with emphasis on AWS.

  • Supervise: map cyber assets to missions and users.

  • Make sure that your organization process, inspect, cleanse, transform, and model data to discover useful information, informing conclusions, and supporting decision making.

  • Formulate: partner with engineering leaders to drive efficient software development practices.

  • Manage knowledge and regular maintenance of Active Directory and Group Policy.

  • Maintain and develop the existing client base through marketing and direct sales activities.

  • Audit: competency with sales tracking tools.
  • Steer: document system architectures to support the cyber analysis, identification, selection, and tailoring of security and privacy controls necessary to protect the system.

  • Ensure your organization supports the integration of privacy risk management processes into the RMF to better support the clients privacy protection needs.

  • Develop: mission mapping identifying all asset dependencies.

  • Ensure you recommend and implement process improvements as necessary to facilitate team and stakeholder collaboration and improve cybersecurity operations.

  • Prioritize assets as Mission Critical, Mission Essential, and Mission Support.

  • Organize: cyber IT Specialist mission analysis support.

  • Govern: own complex and innovative features from concept to release, setting specific requirements and direction.
  • Configure firewall and antivirus systems to meet current standards and best practice.

  • Provide front end security support for software, data, and network systems for your organization.

  • Identify existing shortfalls to provide cyber situational awareness.

  • Be certain that your organization conducts security infrastructure testing using manual and automated tools.

  • Be accountable for building and managing infrastructure that requires high availability and security.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Cyber hygiene 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 996 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Cyber hygiene improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 996 standard requirements:

  1. Is there a particular practice, framework, guidance or system that your organization has deployed on cyber-risk management that you as a board director find to be helpful or a best practice?

  2. Where your people and technology come together every day, do you have robust solutions in place which provide for a strong security posture while enabling your people to be productive?

  3. How does your organization know that the weak password policy to access load balancer is more or less important than the current misconfiguration of email security platform?

  4. What is how you would pitch vulnerability management to your executives in a cost saving way rather than coming across as demanding more resources?

  5. Has management assigned clear roles and responsibilities for identifying, evaluating, monitoring, and responding to cybersecurity incidents?

  6. Did the identity theft incident impact your level of cautiousness when connected to the Internet or when sharing your personal information?

  7. Will publicly traded companies be required to disclose to investors whether any members of board of directors have cybersecurity expertise?

  8. How many of the already stated decision makers, however, have substituted the words the Cloud for someone elses computer in the sentence?

  9. What are the most appropriate and effective security measures to manage risk to critical systems and assets and who pays for it?

  10. Do your organization or companies you are a board member of have a specific crisis management plan in place for cyber-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 Cyber hygiene book in PDF containing 996 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Project Management Plan: How do you organize the costs in the Cyber hygiene project management plan?

  2. Assumption and Constraint Log: Contradictory information between different documents?

  3. Quality Management Plan: Are there processes in place to ensure internal consistency between the source code components?

  4. Closing Process Group: Based on your Cyber hygiene project communication management plan, what worked well?

  5. Change Management Plan: How might they respond to the message and if the response may be negative or open to misinterpretation, what else needs to be said?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Have all team members been part of identifying risks?

  7. Cost Management Plan: Have lessons learned been conducted after each Cyber hygiene project release?

  8. Assumption and Constraint Log: Are there procedures in place to effectively manage interdependencies with other Cyber hygiene projects / systems?

  9. Executing Process Group: Contingency planning. if a risk event occurs, what will you do?

  10. Process Improvement Plan: If a process improvement framework is being used, which elements will help the problems and goals listed?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Cyber hygiene project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Cyber hygiene project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Cyber hygiene project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Cyber hygiene project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan

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 Cyber hygiene 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 Cyber hygiene project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Cyber hygiene 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 Cyber hygiene 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 Cyber hygiene investments work better.

This Cyber hygiene 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.