The Diri five step process

The Diri five step process

Why the five step process

Diri is developed to support companies that need to carry out risk assessments. Diri is designed to give your company an overview of risk together with risk reducing measures. Processes and methods are developed by Diri, but are based on recognized methods such as ISO/IEC 27005. By using Diri actively, your business will at all times have an updated risk picture.

When you carry out a risk assessment in Diri, you will be encouraged to follow a 5-step process. The process is designed to ensure high-quality results while being user-friendly and easy-to-follow. The process should be carried out in sequencial order and we encourage you to complete each step as much as possible to achieve the highest possible quality.

The five steps

Diri does not require you to fill in all the information to unlock the steps of the risk assessment process. The checkmarks asks the user to manually sign off that each step is completed. This adds more flexibility to the risk assessment process and allows the user to work on all the steps.

The five step process for risk assessments. Each box requires the user to mark as completed.

The Step 1 - Registration step lets you describe the object that is being evaluated. The Step 2 - Asset evaluation helps you map out key assets that are a part of the risk assessment scope, these will be visible in the asset register. The Step 3 - Risk assessment gives access to the risk analysis module in Diri. Results from this process will be found in the risk register and treatment overview. The Step 4 - Risk Treatment plan is in its essence a cost-benefit analysis of treatment efficiency compared to cost. Finally, step 5 is the risk acceptance where the risk assessment is given a formal approval.

Progression tracking in the main dashboard

You can track the workflow progession in the main dashboard using the follwing dashboard card:

Dashboard card: Progression overview for risk assessments

The above dashboard card is built on cumulative progression tracking and counts the number of risk assessments that have marked each step as completed.  This means that a risk assessment that has marked the registration and asset evaluation steps as completed will be counted in both bars.
The "Needs to be revised" bar shows risk assessments that have passed the revision date and needs an update.

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