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2020

In uncertain times, integrated risk management plays an even more significant role in organizations’ growth strategies. Likewise, responsibility and roles in risk management continue to extend well beyond those traditionally relegated to risk managers. Digital transformation has accelerated this transition, with a greater need for executives to have real-time visibility to risk information that helps drive critical business decisions.

 

In keeping with our vision to “Inspire Everyone to Own Risk,” RSA Archer Release 6.8 continues the evolution of the RSA Archer user experience. This release delivers new features and enhancements designed to streamline access to key data and provide a cohesive, actionable view of risk and compliance at all levels of an organization.

 

User experience enhancements in Release 6.8 include several updates to record and report headers, for greater consistency and easier access to key functions. Updated navigation options provide more usable space on-screen and enable users to easily view and edit recent records. Release 6.8 also includes a number of enhancements to improve search and reporting functions. Users can set a numerical limit or percentage for returned search records for regular, non-statistical searches, and date-based filters can be created without the need to navigate away from the page.

 

Administration enhancements in Release 6.8 include a new user interface for Data Gateway that supports the configuration of connectors to external systems and provides real-time visibility into external data sets. We’ve also introduced native SAML 2.0 support for single sign-on (SSO). This new SSO mode allows RSA Archer to natively process responses from any identity provider that supports SAML 2.0, as well as create and authenticate RSA Archer users directly based on their SAML identity. In addition, new Job Monitor capabilities in this release for RSA Archer SaaS and on-premises environments allow authorized users and administrators to view, sort, group, and filter information about data feed jobs.

 

We’ve also introduced the RSA Archer Financial Controls Monitoring use case, which replaces the Controls Monitoring Program Management use case. The Financial Controls Monitoring use case includes new applications, questionnaires, roles, and dashboards to assess and report on the performance of financial controls across all enterprise asset levels. These and other enhancements enable management of multiple financial compliance projects as required by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) or similar financial regulations, as well as associated functions such as Provided By Client (PBC) lists, process narratives, and operating tests.

 

These are just some of the highlights of RSA Archer Release 6.8. You can get more information on the Release 6.8 subspace on RSA Link, and we invite customers to join us for upcoming Free Friday Tech Huddles for demonstrations and details of these and other features.

Mobile technology has become a business staple. Today’s workforce expects ubiquitous services, productivity and speed. RSA continues to work to provide customers mobile technology to quickly and efficiently complete risk management tasks anytime and anywhere.

 

Today, we are pleased to announce availability of the new RSA Archer Mobile app for iOS and Android. This new app is the next step in our mission to bring the power of RSA Archer and its data to users, where they are and in the form they want. With RSA Archer Mobile, business users can view and complete Advanced Workflow tasks assigned to them, easily edit a record, and provide additional information or comments.

 

The RSA Archer Mobile app is available to all RSA Archer customers running RSA Archer Release 6.7 or above. The app supports iOS versions 11, 12 and 13 and Android versions 7, 8, 9, and 10. To enable business users to use the app, RSA Archer admins will need to configure Advanced Workflow-enabled apps for mobile use.

 

iOS Task ListAndroid field optionsiOS Record Page

 

We are very excited to release this initial version of our native app as an addition to our other iOS apps, RSA Archer Assessments Mobile and RSA Archer Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery. But this is just the beginning of our mobility strategy to make users future ready and even more productive, anytime and anywhere. Stay tuned!

 

For more information on the new RSA Archer Mobile app, we invite you to register and join us for a Free Friday Tech Huddle on April 24 for a live demo. Free Friday Tech Huddles are only available to RSA Archer customers. You can also learn more about RSA Archer mobile apps on RSA Link. If you are not yet a customer but you are interested in learning more, please contact your local representative or authorized reseller — or visit us at www.rsa.com.

Konexus provides a world-class critical event communication, management and collaboration platform. This empowers organizations, governments, and enterprises to alert their citizens or employees of any critical event, and also streamlines crisis response by providing efficient communication and collaboration tools.

 

Please view this recording from March 11th 2020, where we cover the latest features and teach you how to leverage the capabilities of Konexus for your mobile Archer needs.

 

 

On April 8th 2020, we hosted a webinar with the RiskRecon team showing users how to leverage RSA Archer to act on third-party security risks. Please see the attached video file to view the recording.  

 

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Many companies have been forced to change their processes for assessing third parties’ cyber risks, since these assessments can no longer be performed on site due to travel restrictions and other constraints. Yet the need to properly assess, rate and monitor third-party security risks has never been greater, whether you have dozens of vendors in your ecosystem or thousands.

That’s why leading organizations are leveraging automation to remotely identify and act upon third-party security risks, and during this webinar, we’ll learn from their experiences using RSA Archer Third Party Security Risk Monitoring with integrated functionality from RiskRecon.

You’ll learn how to:

• Perform IT risk and compliance assessments—and continuously verify third-party security control performance—WITHOUT onsite travel.
• Automatically assess your vendors’ internet-facing systems and create risk-prioritized action plans tailored to your risk policy.
• Strengthen your overall governance with continuous third-party security risk monitoring.

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