RSA Archer® Strategy Roadmap

RSA Risk Management Practice

To build a sustainable risk management program, you need a clear roadmap that communicates goals and aligns business processes across your enterprise. The RSA Archer Strategy Roadmap service can help you: assess the current state of your risk management program, identify opportunities for growth and define your vision for a world-class integrated risk management program.


Structured Process

Structured Process

RSA Risk Management Practice certified consultants will take you through a six phase process that includes planning, discovery, analysis, architecture, scheduling and publishing.

Stakeholder Collaboration

Stakeholder Collaboration

The RSA Risk Management Practice team collaborates with internal stakeholders across your enterprise to understand current business processes, path points, workflows and dependencies.


​Define the vision and scope of your enterprise’s desired governance, risk and compliancerisk management program and monitor its progress as you build it out.

​Identify integration points among enterprise systems and governance, risk and compliancerisk management solutions.

​Gauge the effectiveness of new and long-standing GRC risk management programs and chart future phases of work.

​Get all stakeholders involved in and committed to building the program.

​Evaluate existing processes and bring dependencies and redundancies to light.

​Maximize the short- and long-term value of your RSA Archer solutions.

​Prioritize the implementation of business processes with the RSA Archer GRC Integrated Risk Management Platform.


White Papers
  • The 6 Dimensions (& Obstacles) of Risk Management Overcoming the barriers to an integrated risk management program requires a strategy that is built around key principles of risk management, coupled with an understanding of the nuances of your business. The end goal of risk management is to help the business achieve objectives and improve decision-making. However, the implementation of a risk management program is not a simple “step 1, step 2, step 3” type of process. View the white paper to learn more about the six fundamental dimensions of risk management that should be examined to assess overall effectiveness when establishing your risk management program. Each of these dimensions is associated with a barrier to success – and when building your strategy, it is beneficial to understand and plan for these obstacles.
  • The 4 Phases of Your Risk Management Journey No organization can achieve complete visibility into risk. There is no crystal ball that will magically outline opportunity, map risks and provide a distinct, unobstructed path to success. However, there are specific stages organizations can move through in building an integrated risk management program. View the white paper to discover how the RSA Archer® maturity-driven approach enables organizations to create a road map for the course of their GRC program, allowing them to track the progress of their journey toward risk management maturity.
  • The 10+1 Guiding Principles of Business Risk Management Your business risk management program should add strategic value to the organization—enabling the business to focus on strategic objectives and optimize performance, not just simply meet compliance requirements. Ultimately, business risk management is about making decisions— decisions to manage, accept, transfer or avoid risk. Download the white paper for an overview of the 10+1 guiding principles that should be the foundation for a risk management strategy that can evolve and adapt with your organization.
  • How GRC Can Help You Stay a Step Ahead of Ransomware With ransomware growing at 350% annually,* many federal, state and local governments, and private-sector businesses, are focused on the question of how to better prepare for the next attack. View the white paper to discover the important role that governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions can play in helping organizations prepare for and respond to the next ransomware assault on IT systems. *Cisco 2017 Annual Cybersecurity Report (2017)
  • Governance, Risk & Compliance: From Naysayers to Believers One of the biggest challenges for risk and compliance teams today is a lack of engagement with the overall business strategy and objectives. Risk and compliance leaders should help bridge the gap and show the value of strategic GRC. Download the whitepaper to learn more about the six key steps to selling the value that GRC programs can provide your organization.
  • How to Prevent a Compliance Disaster An agile approach to compliance management is an achievable reality for any organization. It just takes a shift in perspective and a commitment to adopt industry best practices. To help you get started, we’ve put together some quick tips that will allow you to not only better manage and mitigate risk, but help you leverage compliance as a strategic advantage.
  • Leadership: The Missing Ingredient in Effective Risk Management As risk and compliance teams step up to the challenge of being more involved in business activities, they’re discovering they have an important part to play in upholding the values, purpose and trust of the organization. View the whitepaper to discover why if the collective goal is to inspire everyone in an organization to “own” risk, then it’s time for risk and compliance teams to leverage the latest insights about leadership to improve organizational culture.
  • Is Your Organization Affected by the EU GDPR? Learn about the RSA Archer® new data privacy-focused use cases.
  • Business Risk Management Part 2: 7 Steps to Build a GRC Framework Look at information security through the lens of business risk, and you’ll begin to make decisions about security in light of their impact on the business. A GRC framework for business risk management can help you identify key business priorities and align them with security information and decisions. View part two of this on-demand webcast series. This session details a seven-step methodology for a GRC-based business risk management framework, including tips for: Defining what information needs to be protected and identifying the location and amount of important information Documenting processes and enterprise risk controls—documenting the activities as business processes and documenting the risks associated with the processes Determining levels of inherent and residual risk and answering the question of what to do with a residual risk level that exceeds risk tolerance and appetite
  • Business Risk Management Part 1: Communicating the Business Impact of Risk Business Risk Management solutions are about more than security. They provide an accurate, aggregated and timely view of all enterprise risk—whether that risk is associated with people, processes, technologies, third parties or regulations —and provide a unified response to any security incident. View part one of this two-part webcast series to understand how organizations can make better risk management decisions by understanding and communicating information security in terms of overall business impact.
  • The Proven Path to Take Command of Risk RSA Archer® provides business risk management solutions that allow you to start your risk and compliance program where it hurts and chart the path that makes the most sense for your organization. Wherever you begin, RSA Archer gives you the confidence to deliver strategic value to your organization with a proven path—and the right solutions—to take control of risk.

RSA Archer is enabling us to automate a lot of governance processes, like updating inventories, performing risk assessments, mapping controls to many different industry frameworks and gathering assessment/audit. By automating it, we're getting time back to devote to other tasks. Experts in the field can be re-directed to more proactive risk management rather than always being reactive.

​Joe Watkins
Director of Technology Risk Management

Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta

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