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Are you looking for GRC software or evaluating GRC software vendors?  This guide is for you to help you find the best GRC software on the market - feature by feature.

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... feature by feature

Platform, Hosting and Security

Platform Capabilities
Platform cloud host
Microsoft Azure (including Government cloud options)
Data storage and sovereignty
Australia, United States, United Kingdom or UAE (you choose)
Access security
Single or multi factor
Data encryption
In transit and at rest (AES 256-bit)
Role-based access control (RBAC)
Yes
User interface
Mobile & web app

Integration

Integration Capabilities
Multi-factor authentication
Okta
Google Authenticator
ADFS (Azure)
Analytics and reporting
In-built reports, dashboards, stories and presentations
Asset Management
ServiceNow
API
Platform enabled API (custom support)
Zapier
Integration with 4,000+ apps

Social Risk Network

6clicks Pulse is the ultimate social media network for you to devour all risk and compliance related news and current affairs, giving you an integrated employee social network experience for real-time risk news and better risk awareness across the enterprise.

Features
Access global news updates relevant to risk topics of your choice
Yes
Interactive internal communications system for your team
Yes
Select from over 50 risk domains to ensure you receive relevant updates
Yes
Post, comment and share items within your team, accessed anywhere via 6clicks mobile app
Yes

Audits & Assessment

Assessments are core to the 6clicks platform and can be used for internal (self) assessment or assessments of your third-parties/vendors. 

Features
Assess against a specific authority document or control set
Yes
Predefined questionnaires for common standards, laws and regulations
Yes
Customize questionnaires (questions, answers, scoring, risk ratings and weighting)
Yes
Ability to customize templates (domains and control/provision references)
Yes
Assessment question skip and conditional logic
Yes
Ongoing assessment scheduling
Yes
Assessment question assignment for answer and review
Yes
Reopen or copy completed assessments
Yes
Automated risks and issues
Yes

Risk Management

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Features
Risk identification and assessment
Yes - leverage built-in risk libraries
Risk appetite definition
Yes
Risk registers
Yes
Risk management
Yes - manage the full lifecycle of risk
Risk treatment plans
Yes - create, assign and manage treatment plans
Risk metrics
Yes
Automated risk metrics
Yes
Risk workflow definition
Yes - define custom stages
Custom fields
Yes - including multi-level relationships

Vendor & Third-Party Management

Features
Vendor assessment questionnaires
Yes
Vendor risk profiling
Yes
Manage controls and renewal dates
Yes
Custom fields
Yes

Asset Management

Features
Asset identification
Yes
Asset classificaiton
Yes
Integration with ServiceNow
Yes
Link assets to risks
Yes
Link assets to issues
Yes
Custom fields
Yes

Custom Registers

Features
Create any register you need
Yes
Trigger workflows and actions via Zapier
Yes
Custom fields
Yes

Document & Evidence Management

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Use your own document templates integrated with data from 6clicks
Features
Evidentiary artifact collection
Yes - optional or mandatory
Easily download evidence and artifacts
Yes
Custom report generation
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Dashboards, Analytics & Reporting

Features
See recent assessments at a glance
Yes
See trending risks and issues
Yes
Run reports and produce graphs
Yes
Export reports and graphs
Yes
Leverage Microsoft Power BI with native 6clicks integration
Yes

Compliance Management

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Features
Custom registers to support gifts, travel etc.
Yes - unlimited
Compliance attestations against controls
Yes
Manual provision mapping
Yes
Automatic provision mapping with Hailey
Yes
Record and track remediation of compliance issues
Yes

Policy Management

Features
Access to industry standard controls or create your own to meet every unique requirement for your business
Yes
Allocate owners and members to individual records to track internal performance
Yes
Define responsibilities associated with controls to track performance
Yes
Map controls to underlying risk and compliance requirements
Yes

Vulnerability Management

Import and manage your cybersecurity vulnerabilities, link with your information assets and associate risks and issues to better manage your cybersecurity program.

Features
Ingest vulnerabilities from Nessus & Qualys
Yes
Create custom import mappings to custom tools
Yes
Link, sort and manage vulnerabilities
Yes - link vulnerabilities to information assets
Manage the full remediation lifecycle
Yes - link vulnerabilities to risks and issues

Issues & Incidents

We don't stop at assessments - use 6clicks to ensure remediation takes place.

Features
Track issue and actions
Yes
Third-party issue assignment
Yes
Link issues and incidents to assets, risks, controls and compliance requirements
Yes

The 6clicks content marketplace is famous for its completeness and relevance supporting jurisdictions and disciplines around the world. 

Includes
Standards, laws, regulations and frameworks
Yes
Policies and control sets
Yes
Assessment and audit templates
Yes
Risk libraries
Yes
Issue libraries
Yes
Incident playbooks
Yes
Project checklists
Yes

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What does GRC stand for?

GRC stands for Governance, Risk, and Compliance. It is a capability for aligning the strategies for corporate governance policies, risk management, and regulatory compliance.

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What is GRC software?

Governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) software helps a company manage its governance, carry out the risk management program, and ensure compliance with standards and regulations. It is an integrated software suite with capabilities for implementing a GRC program and managing it.

What is a GRC tool?

A GRC tool can be defined as an instrument to observe policies, regulations, and potential issues, and for defining the process to manage GRC. GRC tools can be integrated with an automation platform like 6clicks to significantly reduce the time spent in monitoring controls and reporting their performance.

What is ERM software?

Enterprise risk management (ERM) software is software that helps to have a systematic approach to managing risks in an enterprise. It helps to understand the organisation’s risk exposure to plan for risk management, risk treatment, incident response, and incident recovery.

What is a GRC audit?

A GRC audit is an assessment of an organisation’s GRC program, however, it is not a formal audit. Internal audits can be carried out on a regular basis to review and improve GRC. An external annual audit by a third-party auditor assesses reports generated from security and compliance systems that support GRC.

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