Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Frequently asked questions about the SimpleRisk Core.

Fixing Character Encoding Issues in the SimpleRisk 20180527-001 Release
It has been discovered in SimpleRisk version 20180527-001 characters are being encoded to UTF8 when they are queried from the database. This has resulted in...
Wed, Jun 27, 2018 at 1:55 PM
How do I delete all of the controls in SimpleRisk at once?
This FAQ will guide you through the steps of removing all controls/control tests/control comments/control test results/active control audits. This will b...
Thu, Sep 27, 2018 at 1:54 PM
Why do I see an empty chart when viewing the Risk Average Over Time report?
Depending on how much data you have in your SimpleRisk database, you may find that when you go to the Risk Average Over Time report, all you see is a blank ...
Sun, Nov 4, 2018 at 1:33 PM
How do I Increase the SimpleRisk VM Size? (VMWare)
How do I Increase the SimpleRisk VM Size? Introduction This FAQ was designed to help guide you through expanding the SimpleRisk VM disk size using V...
Fri, Feb 1, 2019 at 9:44 AM
How do I Increase the SimpleRisk VM Size? (VirtualBox)
Introduction This FAQ was designed to help guide you through expanding the SimpleRisk VM disk size using VirtualBox. This process is involved and requires ...
Mon, Feb 4, 2019 at 10:39 AM
How do I install a SSL Cert for SimpleRisk?
The guide is attached at the bottom.
Mon, Aug 31, 2020 at 5:27 PM
How to Set a Static IP with a SimpleRisk VM
How to Set a Static IP on SimpleRisk VM Introduction This short FAQ will explain the steps required to set a static IP on your SimpleRisk virtual ma...
Wed, May 1, 2019 at 2:49 PM
How to correct SSL verification issues with SimpleRisk
Introduction This FAQ will explain the steps necessary to resolve issues using SSL certificates. This is not a how to on installing SSL certificates, th...
Wed, May 22, 2019 at 4:10 PM
How to use the Assessments Extra to Execute Control Audits
Introduction This guide will take you step by step through the process of creating a framework and controls in SimpleRisk then using the Assessment Extra c...
Thu, Jan 16, 2020 at 2:54 PM
What firewall ports are required for my SimpleRisk instance?
Being a tool used heavily by Information Security practitioners, quite often our customers will want to lock down their SimpleRisk instance following a leas...
Mon, May 4, 2020 at 5:08 PM