Tool Identity Card
Basic information to identify the product
Tool name : Resolver*Risk
Vendor name : Resolver
Country of origin : Canada
Level of reference of the tool
Details about the coverage or the « originators » of the solution
Coverage : World-wide (sector oriented)
Supported by organization, club,... (e.g. as sponsor) : N/A
Brief description of the product
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Resolver*Risk is a Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Database, Reporting and Remediation web platform. Configured by administrators for company or industry specific regulation or risk register, the application will reflect any risk assessment methodology and provide real-time reporting, assessment, management, mitigation, remediation, and tracking. The web based application is permission controlled to allow different roles access to different information.
Specify the functionality this tool provides.
R.A. Method phases supported
Asset inventory & evaluation
R.M. Method phases supported
Charting: Visual representation of critical risks, controls, remediation plans, outstanding or other information.
Automated Functions: Perform complex mathematical computations on your risk register. Collect average risk ratings for a process, a maximum or minimum evaluation of a risk, or contrast account balance with a coverage rating.
Account Association: Directly map your risk register to Financial Statements, Strategic Objectives, or other Industry drivers. Then, report on risk levels associated to a given account or objective.
Heatmaps: Resolver*Risk will generate heatmaps based on risk voting results.
Range assignment: Resolver*Risk will categorize results into ranges defined by the user
Spreadsheets, heirarchical structure: Resolver*Risk will display content in a wide variety of formats to best suit user preference. Users can report on or edit data in fully configurable report styles.
Date of the first edition, date and number of actual version
Date of first release : 1995
Date and identification of the last version : Resolver*Ballot 6.0, May 2008
Link for further information
List the available languages that the tool supports
Languages available : English (Content can be supplied in any language)
Pricing and licensing models
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Priced per user (A 3 user annual license is $15,000 CAN)
Maintenance fees: Annual license model
Sectors with free availability or discounted price : N/A
Trial before purchase
Details regarding the evaluation period of the tool
CD or download available : N/A
Identification required : N/A
Trial period : N/A
Specify the technologies used in this tool
Database: MS SQL
Web server: MS IIS
Application Server: Servers are managed by Resolver, no client installation is required.
Client: Internet Browser
Defines the most appropriate type of communities for this tool
Large scale companies
Non commercial CIEs
Specific sector : Any company performing risk assessments
Information concerning the spread of this tool
General information : World-wide in many different organizations
Used inside EU countries : UK, IE
Used outside EU countries : CA, US
Level of detail
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Management : Reporting roles with high level dashboards are available to executive users.
Operational : Assessment roles are available to testing or assessment users.
Technical : Permissions can be configured to restrict or make available any amount of functionality.
Compliance to IT Standards
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Tool helps towards a certification
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Sarbanes Oxley, Bill 198, ISO 17799 / 27001, PCI, NERC, ISO 14001, PMBOK, COSO, COBIT, ITIL, HIPAA, Health and Safety
Any Framework: Any framework can be loaded into Resolver*Risk. The application will provide an assessment interface to manage the compliance process. Multiple frameworks that have areas of overlap can be connected for time/effort saving.
Information about possible training courses for this tool
Course : Resolver*Risk Training
Duration: 16-24 hrs
Skills: No prior skills needed
Specify the skills needed to use and maintain the solution
To install : Basic
To use : Standard
To maintain : Standard
Specify the kind of support the company provides for this product
Support : Telephone, Email, Web
Organization processes integration
Describe user roles this tool supports
Risk Manager, Auditor, Management, Department Head, Project Manager, Compliance Department, IT Security Head
Intergration in Organization activities
Interoperability with other tools
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Export to: MS Excel, Adobe PDF
Copy & Paste (In and out): Other
Sector adapted knowledge databases supported
Name and describe the sector adapted databases that this tool provides
Others available on demand
Flexibility of tool's database
Can the database be customized and adapted to client requirements?
The database is fully configurable by the user.