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Transforming cyber risk and compliance: The federated GRC approach

Anthony Stevens |

June 14, 2024
Transforming cyber risk and compliance: The federated GRC approach

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Transforming cyber risk and compliance: The federated GRC approach


Hello, I trust you are well. I'm Anthony Stevens, CEO and founder of 6clicks. Today, I'm excited to share with you a whitepaper describing federated GRC - the approach to cyber GRC we pioneered with the launch of 6clicks over four years ago.  This approach has revolutionized cybersecurity, risk and compliance management for decentralized organizations. I hope you find the whitepaper useful.

What is federated GRC?

Federated GRC is an approach that combines the autonomy of individual business units (teams) with central governance oversight, allowing tailored compliance and risk management while maintaining a cohesive framework. This approach addresses the inefficiencies posed by traditional GRC solutions in federated environments.

Why federated GRC?

In 2019, we pioneered a GRC architecture designed specifically to support organizations with a federated business model, resulting in over 170% total cost of ownership savings compared to traditional enterprise GRC software. This approach enables faster deployment and perfectly balances autonomy at the team level with control and governance at the center. It is ideal for advisory firms, asset/portfolio managers, large enterprises, government, and critical infrastructure.

We call this architecture "Hub & Spoke" (learn more about Hub & Spoke here).

Download the whitepaper

Although overdue, I'm excited to now share our early designs, rationale, and experiences from the past few years in this whitepaper, which I thought you'd find useful.  You can see the table of contents below.

Are you ready to transform your risk and compliance management? Download the whitepaper to learn more.

Anthony Stevens

Written by Anthony Stevens

Ant Stevens is a luminary in the enterprise software industry, renowned as the CEO and Founder of 6clicks, where he spearheads the integration of artificial intelligence into their cybersecurity, risk and compliance platform. Ant has been instrumental developing software to support advisor and MSPs. Away from the complexities of cybersecurity and AI, Ant revels in the simplicity of nature. An avid camper, he cherishes time spent in the great outdoors with his family and beloved dog, Jack, exploring serene landscapes and disconnecting from the digital tether.