Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Frequently asked questions about the SimpleRisk Core.

How does SimpleRisk work and what can I do with it?
We have created a series of videos with accompanying text to illustrate the various features of SimpleRisk.  These are designed to be short videos that will...
Sat, Mar 24, 2018 at 6:54 PM
Is SimpleRisk really free?
The SimpleRisk Core product is 100% free and downloadable from our website. It should provide everything that you need in order to get started with ris...
Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 11:46 PM
What are the legal limitations and scope of use for SimpleRisk?
SimpleRisk Core is licensed under the Mozilla Public License 2.0. To summarize, you can use, modify, and distribute (and more) SimpleRisk to your heart'...
Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 11:27 AM
How Secure is SimpleRisk?
Background SimpleRisk was written by Josh Sokol who has a background in Information Security and served as a Board member of the OWASP Foundation from 1/1/...
Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 5:07 PM
How do I tell if my SimpleRisk instance is deployed correctly?
We do testing of our SimpleRisk releases across several different platforms, but there's no way for us to replicate every unique customer environment t...
Sat, Apr 14, 2018 at 10:30 AM
How do I enable the SimpleRisk API?
The SimpleRisk API was first introduced in the SimpleRisk 2061023-001 release.  To get SimpleRisk to work properly, you will need to do the following: ...
Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 11:48 PM
Why is SimpleRisk not working for my language selection?
The SimpleRisk application is set to use the UTF-8 character set, but chances are that your database is not also set to use UTF-8. If you see a message...
Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 11:52 PM
What languages does SimpleRisk support?
While SimpleRisk is primarily written in English, we have had a number of people volunteer to help with translations into other languages as well.  Current...
Mon, Sep 3, 2018 at 4:15 PM
How do I get SimpleRisk to work with SELinux?
While officially we can only support SimpleRisk as an application, and not as it operates with every imaginable OS configuration, Matthew Frick was kind enou...
Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 9:50 PM
Can SimpleRisk run on PHP 7.x?
SimpleRisk was written for PHP 5.x.  PHP 7.x has been under development for a long time and only recently appears to have been deemed acceptable for Product...
Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 8:34 AM