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Tool Identity Card

General information
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Tool name : Cramm
Vendor name : Insight Consulting
Country of origin : United Kingdom

Level of reference of the tool
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Coverage : Local
Supported by organization, club,... (e.g. as sponsor) : N/A

Brief description of the product
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  • The Cramm tool provides an easy way to implement the Cramm method, developed by Insight Consulting. All three stages of the method are fully supported using a staged and disciplined approach. The tool comes in three versions: CRAMM expert, CRAMM express and BS 7799 Review. A trial version is available for evaluation.


Supported functionality
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R.A. Method phases supported

  • Risk identification : Stage II
  • Risk analysis : Stage II
  • Risk evaluation : Stage II

Other phases

  • Asset Identification : Stage I : Identify assets & evaluation

R.M. Method phases supported

  • Risk assessment
  • Risk treatment : Stage III

Other phases

  • N/A

Other functionality

  • BS 7799 Review :Assists in demonstrating compliance against BS 7799 / ISO 27001

Information processed

  • N/A


Date of the first edition, date and number of actual version

Date of first release : 1985
Date and identification of the last version : 2005 - v5.1

Useful links
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Official web site :
User group web site : N/A
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Languages available : English, Dutch, Czech

Pricing and licensing models
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  • CRAMM expert : £2950 per copy plus £875 annual license
  • CRAMM express: £1500 per copy plus £250 annual license

Sectors with free availability or discounted price : UK Government, NATO, UK local authority, NHS, Academic

Trial before purchase
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CD or download available : Evaluation copy
Identification required : Yes
Trial period (days) : 30 days

Tool architecture
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  • Standalone tool


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Target public
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  • Government, agencies
  • Large scale companies
  • SME

Specific sector : N/A

Information concerning the spread of this tool

General information : Over 5000 different users in 23 countries
Used inside EU countries : N/A
Used outside EU countries : N/A

Level of detail
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Management : N/A
Operational : N/A
Technical : N/A

Compliance to IT Standards
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Tool helps towards a certification
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Information about possible training courses for this tool

Course : CRAMM Training,3 days duration, risk analysis and management process, CRAMM method and software, cost £1195

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Users viewpoint

Skills needed
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  • To install : Simplified installation procedures
  • To use : CRAMM expert needs knowledge of the CRAMM method, CRAMM express can be used by someone who has never used CRAMM before
  • To maintain : N/A


Tool Support
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Helpdesk : Telephone, email

Organization processes integration
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Supported Roles

  • N/A

Intergration in Organization activities

  • N/A


Interoperability with other tools
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  • Reports export : MS Word / MS Excel/ MS Graph


Sector adapted knowledge databases supported
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  • N/A


Flexibility of tool's database
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  • N/A


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