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
Why don't my Risk Trend and Risk Average Over Time reports work?
We have observed an issue with the Risk Trend and Risk Average Over Time reports when the php.ini setting for Precision is set to low. This was observed on ...
Tue, Jan 11, 2022 at 1:42 AM
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...
Wed, Nov 3, 2021 at 12:15 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)(Encrypted Disk)
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...
Wed, May 26, 2021 at 1:10 PM
How do I Increase the SimpleRisk VM Size? (VirtualBox)(Encrypted Disk)
Introduction This FAQ was designed to help guide you through expanding the SimpleRisk VM disk size using VirtualBox. This process is involved and requires ...
Wed, May 26, 2021 at 1:11 PM
How do I install a SSL Cert for SimpleRisk?
The guide is attached at the bottom.
Thu, Oct 7, 2021 at 11:35 AM
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...
Mon, Dec 21, 2020 at 12:20 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