Security and Risk Management Toolkit

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Develop and implement safety audit programs to identify recognized safety and health hazards, site vulnerability assessments, and emergency preparedness; recommend and coordinate proactive and corrective actions; conduct independent audits of department facilities/work locations to ensure compliance and identify potential safety hazards and/or unsafe working conditions; recommend mitigation measures; research, evaluate, and recommend the purchase of safety equipment.

More Uses of the Security and Risk Management Toolkit:

  • Manage knowledge, skills and abilities dealing with planning and executing complex projects in the areas of capital facilities, resource management, security protocols, budget and operation policies.

  • Ensure your organization will look to you as your technical subject matter expert to help you identify and communicate threats and obstacles you face as your organization each day.

  • Generate and build relevant security dashboards, trends, and metrics as needed for the Information Security leadership team to track and communicate performance, coverage, risks, and compliance.

  • Be able to develop corrective actions, and provide consulting to address complex organization problems/issues that lack precedent and require advanced technical skills and knowledge to resolve.

  • Implement and maintain appropriate security and risk management practices that tie out to organizational risk tolerance and the guidelines established by your organizations Compliance Officer.

  • Ensuring you have the right policies, engineering capabilities, and operational practices to protect your organization, foster safety and resilience in your technology operations, and comply with finance industry standards and regulations.

  • Participate in the technical risk assessments, PCI/DSS as vulnerability scanning, application risk assessment, network design review, penetration testing while assisting with third party assessment.

  • Risk technology solutions support enterprise, operational and cyber risk solution capabilities with the development of technology frameworks, methodologies, intellectual property and technology platform implementation capabilities that drive efficiency and effectiveness resulting in better visibility into risks.

  • Assist with the oversight of technical risk assessments, PCI/DSS as vulnerability scanning, application risk assessment, network design review, penetration testing while assisting with third party assessment.

  • Work directly with the business units and other internal departments and organizations to facilitate IT risk analysis and risk management processes, identify acceptable levels of residual risk, and establish roles and responsibilities related to information classification and protection.

  • Follow up on deficiencies identified in monitoring review, self assessments, automated assessments, and internal and external audits to ensure that appropriate remediation measures have been taken.

  • Contribute as a senior member of the technology team to all technology planning and implementation processes and ensure that security is a component of all key decisions; and.

  • Accountable for managing an effective team dedicated to protecting your organization through successful program implementation, team engagement, and continuous improvement; and creating a culture of transparency and communication.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Security and Risk Management 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 945 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Security and Risk Management improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 945 standard requirements:

  1. What threats will you protect yourselves against, what will you tolerate for the sake of efficiency, and what risk will remain exposed simply because you cannot overcome the policy problems to fix it?

  2. Does your current insurance program, which might include Directors and Officers Liability, Errors and Omissions, Property and General Liability products, address all your corporate assets at risk?

  3. Does your organization have an individual who is accountable for information security and who defines security processes, risk management processes and enforcement vehicles for your organization?

  4. Is the information security risk assessment process sufficient to identify risks associated with loss of confidentiality, integrity and availability for information within the scope of the ISMS?

  5. Are liquidity-risk measurement methodologies, models, assumptions, and reports, as well as other liquidity-risk management documentation, sufficiently adequate, comprehensive, and appropriate?

  6. Does it have an ability to identify the risks originating from within the enterprise boundaries to anticipate the role it could play in interconnected and interdependent risks facing nations?

  7. How can individuals accurately assess costs, risks, and benefits, especially when risks may be determined by others choices and an individuals understanding of consequences is generally poor?

  8. Do you apply independently validated security and risk management controls over the testing process, all relevant people involved, key aspects of target systems and any client data affected?

  9. What are your organizations policies and procedures governing risk generally and cybersecurity risk specifically. How does senior management communicate and oversee policies and procedures?

  10. Do all employees of your organization and third party users (where relevant) receive appropriate Information Security training and regular updates in organizational policies and procedures?

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 Security and Risk Management book in PDF containing 945 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Procurement Audit: Was there a sound basis for the scorings applied to the criteria and was the scoring well balanced?

  2. Risk Audit: Tradeoff: how much risk can be tolerated and still deliver the products where they need to be?

  3. Roles and Responsibilities: Implementation of actions: Who are the responsible units?

  4. Cost Management Plan: Is there any form of automated support for Issues Management?

  5. Procurement Management Plan: Has a provision been made to reassess Security and Risk Management project risks at various Security and Risk Management project stages?

  6. Activity Duration Estimates: What distinguishes one organization from another in this area?

  7. Change Request: How many times must the change be modified or presented to the change control board before it is approved?

  8. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Are the interests in line with the program objectives?

  9. Schedule Management Plan: Are Security and Risk Management project leaders committed to this Security and Risk Management project full time?

  10. Stakeholder Management Plan: Are vendor contract reports, reviews and visits conducted periodically?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Security and Risk Management project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Security and Risk Management project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Security and Risk Management 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 Security and Risk Management 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 Security and Risk Management 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 Security and Risk Management project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Security and Risk Management 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 Security and Risk Management 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 Security and Risk Management investments work better.

This Security and Risk Management All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

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