Situational Awareness Toolkit

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Maintain Situational Awareness of emerging Cyber trends by reviewing Open Source reports for recent vulnerabilities, malware, and other threats that have the potential to impact your client organizations.

More Uses of the Situational Awareness Toolkit:

  • Develop, create, and drive current and new reporting methods of Intelligence analysis to peers and leadership teams for purposes of Situational Awareness and making Intelligence actionable.

  • Initiate: continually maintain Situational Awareness and coordinate with Threat Intelligence groups to resolve high or critical severity level incidents.

  • Methodize: SOC analyzing provides clear vision and Situational Awareness in a persistent, dynamic, and highly complex threat environment.

  • Maintain an ongoing Situational Awareness about the security and privacy posture of the information system in support of Risk Management decisions.

  • Collaborate with leadership to develop metrics based on enterprise Situational Awareness and monitoring.

  • Be accountable for maintaining Situational Awareness of monitoring operations, procedures, technical configurations, and planned technical expansion.

  • Manage work with staff members regarding emergency Situational Awareness and provide instruction in response to emergencies on site.

  • Develop, create, and drive current and new reporting methods of Intelligence analysis to peers and leadership teams for purposes of Situational Awareness and ensuring Intelligence products are actionable.

  • Confirm your group develops the Change Management plan based on a Situational Awareness of the details of the change and the groups being impacted by the change.

  • Develop a change leadership strategy based on a Situational Awareness of changes and the groups impacted.

  • Maintain Situational Awareness of Cyber activity and compliance in the IT industry by reviewing Open Source reporting for new vulnerabilities and malware.

  • Develop your organization architecture strategy based on a Situational Awareness of various business scenarios and motivations.

  • Standardize: design Data Structures and visualization of results to provide users actionable intelligence and Situational Awareness of supporting data.

  • Be accountable for gaining Situational Awareness through Continuous Monitoring of network and other IT assets for signs of attack, anomalies, and inappropriate activities.

  • Develop informational and analytic products daily designed to increase Situational Awareness and advanced warning of current and emerging Cybersecurity threats and risks.

  • Maintain Situational Awareness of the safety and security of your people, executives, facilities and operations.

  • Standardize: actively lead identified organizations and providing Situational Awareness of the groups activities.

  • Develop and optimize toolset and services to provide comprehensive visibility, Situational Awareness, and response readiness.

  • Consume and analyze data from Cyber organizations; prepare and deliver Situational Awareness to IT Leadership.

  • Develop your organization and technical architecture strategy based on Situational Awareness of various business scenarios and motivations.

  • Be certain that your planning develops your organization architecture strategy based on a Situational Awareness of various business scenarios and motivations.

  • Maintain Situational Awareness of Cyber incidents and activity with appropriate partners via tools and reporting mechanisms.

  • Orchestrate Situational Awareness to adapt and solve challenges from your organization and technology perspective.

  • Develop your organization architecture model based on a Situational Awareness of various business scenarios and motivations.

  • Guide: Situational Awareness to adapt and solve the most complex and sophisticated challenges from your organization and technology perspective.

  • Maintain Situational Awareness of day to day activities on the ground, serving as the first escalation point for the client and identify opportunities for Continuous Improvement of delivery services.

  • Be certain that your organization maintains Situational Awareness of research, policies, and practices relevant to designated area of work.

  • Maintain an ongoing Situational Awareness about the security and privacy posture of the information system in support of Risk Management decisions.

  • Govern: partner with security investigation, SOC, Threat Intelligence and Incident Response teams for ongoing Situational Awareness, intelligence and data signals to use as input to fraud investigation.

  • Develop Knowledge Management and decision support tools, models, and procedures for current and Situational Awareness.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

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

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Do you know who is a friend or a foe?

  2. Where do the Situational Awareness decisions reside?

  3. What tools do you use once you have decided on a Situational Awareness strategy and more importantly how do you choose?

  4. What systems/processes must you excel at?

  5. How will you measure your QA plan's effectiveness?

  6. Is Situational Awareness realistic, or are you setting yourself up for failure?

  7. What other organizational variables, as reward systems or communication systems, affect the performance of this Situational Awareness process?

  8. Do you have the authority to produce the output?

  9. Who do you want your customers to become?

  10. What is the context?

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

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

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

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Situational Awareness project team have enough people to execute the Situational Awareness 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 Situational Awareness 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 Situational Awareness Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Situational Awareness project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Situational Awareness Project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Situational Awareness 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 Situational Awareness 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 Situational Awareness 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 Situational Awareness project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Situational Awareness 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 Situational Awareness 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 Situational Awareness investments work better.

This Situational Awareness 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.