Technology Risk Management

A tool to manage technology risk & compliance

Enterprise Architects, Risk Managers and Chief Information Security Officers (CSOs/CISOs) monitor the processes, applications, and infrastructure which supports business goals, and manage risks and security standards needed for strong governance and to drive enterprise success.

When assessing and deploying technology, managers can benefit from guidance from risk scoring data and scenario analysis. ABACUS can become a powerful part of your armory for predictive and preventative risk management. Set up:

  • Application Catalogs, Application Landscapes and Business Capability Maps
  • Risk Scoring: a function of probability and impact of risks for key enterprise systems
  • Dashboards to provide at-a-glance reports including risk- and cost- calculations and Gantt charts to track projects
  • Continuous risk management techniques, including NASA’s CRM and Balanced Scorecard. By modeling risks using ABACUS‘ quantitative analytics environment, practitioners can provide clear metrics showing how IT risks affects the business.
  • Scenario analysis using predictive analytics and algorithms for disaster recovery (DR), business continuity planning (BCP) and enterprise security modeling
  • Risk Mitigation and Continuous Risk Reduction strategies

Use metrics and dashboards in ABACUS to monitor whether planned changes expose the enterprise to additional risks or affect service continuity.  This unique traceability is due to the centralized and connected nature of the ABACUS repository which uses graph database technology.

Architects can use the data and models to design resilient systems, spot weaknesses and make informed recommendations.

See also: How to Build Roadmaps for Enterprise, Government and IT Resilience

EA Risk Reporting Dashboard
Import Data in ABACUS
Import existing company data quickly and easily from Excel, Visio, SharePoint
Model Architecture with ABACUS
Model systems, technology and infrastructure and related business processes and groups
Perform Stimulation
Use scenario analysis and stress testing to identify weaknesses, assess alternatives, prioritise actions and improve resilience
Report with Rich DataViz in ABACUS
Keep stakeholders informed with pre-configured reports and dashboards
“Our team are using ABACUS as one of their guiding lights to priorize cybersecurity. We use the data to keep over 300-400 employees informed, from the CIO to datacentre operators.”

Scott Frederick, Architect, Ameritas

Download Case Study

Use ABACUS to:
  • Provide the first line of defence for cyber vigilance
  • Design resilient systems, spot weaknesses and make informed recommendations
  • ABACUS also offers truly cloud-based enterprise modeling and the ability to future-proof enterprise models via a flexible graph-database back-end.

Like a demonstration?

For a demonstration of how to boost
cyber-security and risk management with ABACUS please contact us via the website, email or phone


Join the 1000’s of ABACUS users today and
download your free 30-day trial