RSA Archer® Top-Down Risk Assessment

Document risks and controls throughout the organization to better manage business risk.

  • Risk assess new products and services, business processes, and mergers and acquisitions to evaluate business risk.
  • Execute automated risk assessment campaigns using pre-built risk assessments.
  • Manage and report on identified risk issues and remediation progress.

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Data Sheet

RSA Archer Top-Down Risk Assessment

Find out how the RSA Archer Top-Down Risk Assessment use case can help risk professionals overcome a variety of common challenges, including lack of visibility into and accountability for business risks.

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Features

Consolidation

Consolidation

Catalog a consolidated view of risks and internal controls within your organization.

Risk Mapping

Risk Mapping

Map risks to business processes, controls, loss events, insurance risk transfer, higher-level risk statements, business hierarchy and named individuals.

Risk Assessments

Risk Assessments

Perform qualitative and monetary assessments of inherent and residual risk across multiple risk categories.

Risk Register

Risk Register

Roll-up risk register records to higher-level intermediate and enterprise risk statements.

Monitoring

Monitoring

Monitor risks against your organization's established tolerances and risk appetite.

Consistency

Consistency

Enforce consistent terminology, risk assessment methodology and rating scales.

Escalation/Approval Process

Escalation/Approval Process

Organized, managed process to escalate issues to ensure proper sign-off/approval of issues.

Risk Reports and Dashboards

Risk Reports and Dashboards

Gain visibility into risk and control inventory and assessment progress via predefined reports and risk dashboards.

Business Context

Business Context

Traverse the interrelationship of business activities, risks and controls to quickly understand the business context of risk.

Benefits

Obtain a clear understanding of your organization’s risk and how it rolls up across the enterprise.

Understand the likelihood and impact of risks on an inherent and residual basis.

Understand how risks are being treated and controlled throughout the organization.

Identify gaps where risks and controls have not been documented.

Understand the business context of risks in relation to your objectives, products, services and business processes.

​Gain a consolidated view of risks and internal controls within the organization.

Prioritize resources and control procedures based upon risk.

Compare relative risk on a qualitative and quantitative basis.

Monitor risks against established tolerances and risk appetite.

Quickly provide consistent risk and control reports from one system of record.

Establish an organized, managed process to escalate, approve and remediate issues.

Promote a better understanding of risk throughout the organization by using consistent terminology, risk assessment methodology, risk rating scales, dashboards, notifications and reporting.

Create accountability for risks and controls, and promote a culture of sound risk taking.

RSA Archer Enterprise & Operational Risk Management

Learn how RSA Archer Enterprise & Operational Risk Management provides a foundation for extending operational risk management processes to security, resiliency, regulatory compliance, audit and third-party governance.

"With [RSA] Archer, one of our core objectives is to have easier data input coming from all our branches and have the risk analysis being performed in a much faster and more efficient way than we could previously have done."
Kreshnik Halili
Head of Security

Raiffeisen Bank Kosovo

Resources

Case Study

RSA Leaders Series: Berkshire Bank Q+A (RSA Archer eGRC)

Find out how Berkshire Bank speeds and simplifies compliance processes with RSA Archer in this short Q&A featuring the bank's GRC officer Melissa Taylor.

Read the Case Study (PDF - 363 KB)

E-Book

7 Steps to Build a GRC Framework for Business Risk Management

This comprehensive guide to managing information security risk offers a range of tools to help you lead informed conversations about information security risk with key stakeholders.

Learn More (PDF - 7.8 MB)

Data Sheets

  • RSA Archer Bottom-Up Risk Assessment This data sheet provides an overview of the RSA Archer Bottom-Up Risk Assessment use case for the RSA Archer Operational Risk Management solution.
  • RSA Archer Key Indicator Management This data sheet provides an overview of the RSA Archer Key Indicator Management use case for the RSA Archer Operational Risk Management solution.
  • RSA Archer Operational Risk Management Solution Brief This solution brief provides an overview of RSA Archer Operational Risk Management, which includes use cases for top-down and bottom-up risk assessments, loss event management, key indicator management and more.
  • RSA Archer Operational Risk Management This data sheet provides an overview of the RSA Archer Operational Risk Management use case.
  • RSA Archer Risk Catalog This data sheet provides an overview of the RSA Archer Risk Catalog use case for the RSA Archer Operational Risk Management solution.
  • RSA Archer Top-Down Risk Assessment This data sheet provides an overview of RSA Archer Top-Down Risk Assessment use case for the RSA Archer Operational Risk Management solution.

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