Acuity Updates STREAM Governance, Risk, and Compliance Solution

Helps users rapidly customize, configure, and implement enterprise GRC solutions.

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Acuity Risk Management has released an update to its STREAM Integrated Risk Manager, a free governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) solution. STREAM Version 2.0 provides users with better visibility and easier access to detailed GRC information, including a personalised Home Page providing summary status information, as well as “one click” navigation, e-mail alerts, and advanced workflow and action management to plan and control GRC activities. Acuity has also released STREAM Version 2.0 applications, including ISO 27001, BS 25999, ISO 9001 and risk-based PCI compliance.

STREAM Version 2.0 helps users rapidly customize, configure, and implement enterprise GRC solutions and provide valuable, actionable intelligence for business managers. The STREAM risk management software, with a range of pre-configured applications and training packs, can be downloaded free of charge for use on a single computer. This allows an organisation to develop specific GRC management systems, such as information risk, IT governance, health and safety, business continuity, or environmental risk; or to pilot a complete integrated enterprise risk management solution that can be easily upgraded to the STREAM Enterprise edition.

In addition to delivering improved risk and compliance efficiency, STREAM provides better targeting of resources, fewer business disruptions from incidents, non-compliances and failed audits, along with greater risk assurance and business reputation.

The new STREAM V2.0 Home Page provides instant “at-a-glance” visibility of the status of each user’s risks, controls, and events including incidents and near misses. Users can also see summary information on their personal schedules of actions, assessments, and approvals while a single click will quickly take users to their personal GRC content.

STREAM V2.0 supports a continuous GRC improvement cycle where users are alerted as they are assigned ownership of risks, controls, incidents, near-misses and actions, or when they have been assigned controls to assess or approve. Actions can also be raised against risks, controls, incidents and near-misses and then cross-referred to each other, while action owners can easily view all of their actions from a single screen and report on status and schedules.

A free single-user (SU) version of STREAM Integrated Risk Manager V2.0 is available for download from the Acuity Web site.