Risk Register Template
ISO 27001 is a risk based management system that requires the management of risk. In fact, just being in business can be risky so having an effective way to manage risk is crucial.
I am Stuart Barker and I created the risk register template based on over 20 years in information security to be as simple and effective as it can possibly be.
It is easy enough for the novice with the additional elements such as residual risk management for the seasoned practitioner. This risk register template is a must-have.
To save you time I have pre populated it with common risks.
I also included a built in management dashboard and report to show risk status, risk treatment and residual risk so you can really show the impact of your risk management efforts simply and effectively to management and auditors.
Risk Register Template Contents
The Risk Regsiter is a Microsoft Excel document set out as a table controls for risk management. It sets out:
- Reference Number
- External Ref
- Risk Description
- Date Risk Opened
- Date Risk Closed
- Asset the Risk applies to
- Asset Owner
- Existing Control
- Risk Score
- Risk Rating
- Risk Owner
- Risk Treatment
- Treatment Plan
- Treatment Owner
- New Control
- Residual Impact
- Residual Likelihood
- Residual Risk Score
- Residual Risk Rating
- Risk Open / Closed
- Last Review Date
- Next Review Date
As a bonus – you get a copy of the Risk Management Process document for free as well as the Risk Register Template.
If you get stuck or have questions you also get up to an hour of our time, 1 to 1, for free, included.
Risk Register Template Walkthrough
The information security policy template meets the requirements of ISO 27001 and SOC 2. It comes with a handy and easy to follow guide on how to implement and deploy policies and it includes:
A Risk Management System
It can be used stand alone but discover the risk management process, techniques and tools that we have used successfully for over two decades in companies of all sizes, sectors and industries; globally. Consider