Assurance Software, Inc. has announced the availability of expanded Risk Assessment capabilities in its Assurance CM product line. With these enhancements, the organizations can now assess the overall risk landscape, quantify and compare exposures, and plan for all business continuity risks.

Craig Potts, chief executive officer of Assurance Software, says, “Amidst the ever-evolving landscape of threats to business continuity, organizations increase variety and sheer volume of risks that can be monitored, assessed and mitigated.”

Risk Assessment capabilities provide instant visualization of risks to enable the evaluation of both status and trends. The inclusion of published industry standards streamlines assessments, frameworks, and guidelines widely used in business continuity and other risk-based assessments. With an innovative solution, organizations can be proactively assessing their most challenging risks in only a matter of days.

“It has increased to take a risk-based approach to business continuity and disaster recovery planning,” said Joyce A. Flinn, Information Security & Disaster Recovery Officer, First United Bank & Trust. “These risk assessment capabilities and the incorporation of industry standards will help us further improve efficiencies, expand the scope of our risk assessments and provide relevant, actionable information to stakeholders throughout the organization.”