Announcements

KCM GRC Change Log

Use this article to stay up-to-date with changes to KnowBe4’s KCM GRC platform.

Note:Changes to KCM GRC may include new, updated, deprecated, or removed features. KnowBe4 reserves the right to terminate access to, use of, and support of features that are included as part of the Subscription Services, which is common with SaaS services as they are constantly changing and improving. This allows us to adapt to the evolving cybersecurity industry so we can provide current, high-quality services.

See the table below for a list of updates, with the latest updates displaying at the top.

Release Date  Description
February 2024
  • We've updated the following managed templates. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • ISO 27001:2022 to ISO 27001:2022 (Amendment 1)
    • NIST Cybersecurity Framework v1.1 to v2.0
January 2024
  • We've updated the following managed templates. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • NIST 800-53 Rev 5 to Rev 5.1
    • Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) Lite v2023.04 to v2024
    • Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) Core v2023.04 to v2024
    • Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) Detail v2023.04 to v2024
Release Date  Description
December 2023
  • We've updated the following managed templates. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • PCI DSS Self-Assessment Questionnaire A-EP v4.0 to v4.0_v2.0
November 2023
  • We've updated the following managed templates. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • NY DFS Cybersecurity Requirements v2021 to v2023
May 2023
  • We've added the following new managed templates. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • CJIS Security Policy Requirement Companion Document v5.9.2
March 2023
  • We’ve improved risk scoring in the Risk Management module. You can find a new scoring matrix on the View Risk page, which allows you to assign a Likelihood and Impact before and after control treatment. We’ve also removed control treatment scores so you can better assess a control's effectiveness for each risk that it is mapped to. For more information, see our Risk Scoring Guide.
  • We've updated the following managed templates. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • SSAE18 SOC2 TSC v3.2020 to v3.2023
February 2023
  • We've updated the following managed templates. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • UK Cyber Security Essentials v3.0 to v3.1
January 2023
  • We've added the 2023 Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) Core and Lite questionnaire templates to the Vendor Risk Management module. For more information, see our How to Create and Configure Questionnaires article.
  • We've updated the following managed templates. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • CJIS Security Policy v5.9 to v5.9.1
    • Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) Core v2023 to v2023.04
    • Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) Detail v2023 to v2023.04
    • Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) Lite v2023 to v2023.04
Release Date  Description
December 2022
  • We've added new fields to the risk import feature. Now, you can import your risks in bulk with a Category, Subcategory, Likelihood, Impact, and more. For more information, see our How to Import Risks to Your Risk Register article.
  • We’ve added a bulk editing feature to your Risk Register. Now, you can update the Category, Likelihood, Impact, and Status of multiple risks at once. For more information, see the Updating Risks in Bulk section of our How to Use Your Risk Register article.
  • We've updated the following managed templates. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) Lite v2022 to v2023
    • Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) Core v2022 to v2023
    • Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) Detail v2022 to v2023

November 2022

  • We've added an in-line editing feature to your risks. Now, you can edit your risks directly from the Risk Register instead of navigating to the View Risk page. For more information, see the Viewing and Updating Risks section of our How to Use Your Risk Register article.
  • We've updated the following managed templates. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • ISO 27001 v2013 to v2022
    • ISO 27001 Annex v2013 to v2022
    • NERC CIP: Physical Security v014-2 to v014-3
  • We've updated the following policy templates for you to download and customize for your organization. For more information, see our Policy Templates article.
    • Risk Assessment Policy
    • Risk Management Policy
October 2022
  • We've added an integration with KnowBe4’s KMSAT console to your platform. You can use this integration to create automated tasks that will collect your users' KMSAT training completions as evidence. For more information, see our How to Integrate KnowBe4's KMSAT Console with KCM GRC article.
  • We've added a View All Risks button to your Risk Register. After using the search and filter features to find specific risks, you can click this button to view all of your risks at once. For more information, see our How to Use Your Risk Register article.
September 2022
  • We’ve added a new framework to our free tool, the Compliance Audit Readiness Assessment (CARA). This new framework is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule, which you can use to make sure your organization is securing electronic protected health information (ePHI).
  • We’ve improved the display and user experience of the Risk Register. To help you find your risks easily, we’ve also added a Filter widget. For more information, see our How to Use Your Risk Register article.
  • We've added an integration with Atlassian Jira Software to your platform. You can use this integration to manage your KCM GRC tasks in Jira. For more information, see our How to Integrate Atlassian Jira Software with KCM GRC article.
  • We’ve released revised control guidance for our PCI DSS managed template. KCM’s control guidance feature helps you create adequate controls so your organization can meet its requirements or other compliance efforts. To learn more about our control guidance, see these articles:
August 2022
  • We've updated the following policy templates for you to download and customize for your organization. For more information, see our Policy Templates article.
    • Data Disposal Policy
    • Record Retention Policy
  • We've added the new Resource Center feature to your platform. From the Resource Center, you can view a full list of product guides and release notes, search our Knowledge Base, and create support tickets. For more information, see the Using the Resource Center section of our How to Use the Product Guide Feature article.
  • We've released the new product guide feature. Product guides walk you through specific features to help you get the most out of your platform. For more information, see our How to Use the Product Guide Feature article.
  • We've added the following new plan template for you to download and customize for your organization. For more information, see our How to Use Plan Templates in Your Platform article.
    • Information Systems Continuity Plan
  • We've updated the following managed templates. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • UK Data Security and Protection Toolkit Standard v22-23
July 2022
  • We've updated the following managed templates. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • NERC CIP Cyber Security — Personnel & Training CIP-004-7
    • NERC CIP Cyber Security — Electronic Security Perimeters CIP-005-7
    • NERC CIP Cyber Security — Configuration Change Management and Vulnerability Assessments CIP-010-4
    • NERC CIP Cyber Security — Information Protection CIP-011-3
    • NERC CIP Cyber Security — Supply Chain Risk Management CIP-013-2
  • We've added the following new managed templates. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • NERC CIP Cyber Security — Communications between Control Centers CIP-012-1

June 2022

  • We've added a Notes column to the CSV file for the vendor list export. For more information, see the Exporting a Vendor List section of our How to Export Data in the Vendor Risk Management Module article.
  • We’ve added a new framework to our free tool, the Compliance Audit Readiness Assessment (CARA). This new framework is the National Institute of Standards and Technology Cybersecurity Framework (NIST CSF), which you can use to help your organization build its cybersecurity plan.
  • We've updated the following policy templates for you to download and customize for your organization. For more information, see our Policy Templates article.
    • Acceptable Use Policy
    • Email Security Policy
  • We've updated the following managed template. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • UK Cyber Security Essentials v2.2 to v3.0

May 2022

  • We’ve released revised control guidance for our HIPAA Security Rule managed template. KCM’s control guidance feature helps you create adequate controls so your organization can meet its requirements or other compliance efforts. To learn more about our control guidance, see these articles:
  • We've improved our policy uploading process when you upload multiple policy files to your Policy Management module. Now, each file will process individually, so it may take more time for your files to upload. For more information, see the Uploaded Policies section of our Policy Management Module Guide.
  • We've updated the following managed templates. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • PCI DSS Self Assessment Questionnaire A v3.2.1 to v4.0 
    • PCI DSS Self Assessment Questionnaire A-EP v3.2.1 to v4.0 
    • PCI DSS Self Assessment Questionnaire B v3.2.1 to v4.0
    • PCI DSS Self Assessment Questionnaire B-IP v3.2.1 to v4.0 
    • PCI DSS Self Assessment Questionnaire C v3.2.1 to v4.0 
    • PCI DSS Self Assessment Questionnaire C-VT v3.2.1 to v4.0
    • PCI DSS Self Assessment Questionnaire D Merchants v3.2.1 to v4.0 
    • PCI DSS Self Assessment Questionnaire D Service Providers v3.2.1 to v4.0
    • PCI DSS Self Assessment Questionnaire P2PE v3.2.1 to v4.0 
  • We've added the following new policy template for you to download and customize for your organization. For more information, see our Policy Templates article.
    • Malware Policy

April 2022

  • We've added the following new plan template for you to download and customize for your organization. For more information, see our How to Use Plan Templates in Your Platform article.
    • System Security Plan
  • We've added the following new policy template for you to download and customize for your organization. For more information, see our Policy Templates article.
    • Security Awareness Training and Testing Policy
  • We've updated the following managed templates. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) v4.2021 to v4.2022
    • OWASP Level 1 v4.0.2 to v4.0.3
    • OWASP Level 2 v4.0.2 to v4.0.3
    • OWASP Level 3 v4.0.2 to v4.0.3
    • PCI DSS v3.2.1 to v4.0
    • PCI DSS Appendix A v3.2.1 to v4.0
    • UK Anti Bribery Statute Adequate Procedures Checklist v5.21012 to v2022
    • UK Data Security and Protection Toolkit Standard v20-21 to v21-22

March 2022

  • We’ve released revised control guidance for our NIST CSF managed template. KCM’s control guidance feature helps you create adequate controls so your organization can meet its requirements or other compliance efforts. To learn more about our control guidance, see these articles:
  • We've improved our search feature in specific areas of your platform. On the pages listed below, KCM GRC will save the previous terms you entered into the search bars. This will allow you to refresh your page, close your browser, or move between different KCM GRC tabs without losing the last search term you searched for. If you clear your browser cache, you will lose your previous search term entry.
    • Requirements subtab of the View Scope page
    • Task subtab of the View Scope page
    • Vendors page
    • Controls page
  • We’ve added the KnowBe4 Privacy Policy and Terms of Service to KCM GRC. Now, KCM GRC users will be prompted to acknowledge these policies. For more information, see our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy article.
  • We’ve added a new framework to our free tool, the Compliance Audit Readiness Assessment (CARA). This new framework is the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements no. 18 Trust Services Criteria (SSAE 18 TSC), which you can use to assess the quality of financial reporting and system security that your organization provides.
  • We've added the option to permanently delete controls in bulk. For more information, see the Deleting Controls in Bulk section of our How to Use Controls in Your KCM GRC Platform article.
  • We've added the following new policy templates for you to download and customize for your organization. For more information, see our Policy Templates article.
    • System Integrity Policy
    • Third-party Risk Management
  • We've updated the following managed templates. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager. 
    • Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Level 1 v1.02 to v2.0
    • Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Level 2 v1.02 to v2.0
    • ISO 27002 v2013 to v2022
    • NY DFS Cybersecurity Requirements v2017 to v2021
    • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Safeguard Rule v5.2002 to v12.2021
    • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Privacy Rule v5.2002 to v12.2021

February 2022

  • We've added a button that allows you to preview file evidence in your browser. For more information, see the Reviewing Evidence section of our How to Monitor and Approve Tasks article. 
  • We've added the following new policy templates for you to download and customize for your organization. For more information, see our Policy Templates article.
    • Change Management Policy
    • Configuration Management Policy
  • We've updated the following managed templates. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • Australian Government (ASD) Information Security Manual v4.2021 to v12.2021
    • Higher Education Community Vendor Assessment Tool (HECVAT) v2.11 to v3.0

January 2022

  • We've updated the following managed templates. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) Lite v2021 to v2022
    • Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) Core v2021 to v2022
  • We've added the following new managed templates. For more information, see our Managed Templates article. To have additional templates added to your account, contact your Customer Success Manager.
    • Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) Detail v2022
  • We've added the following new Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) questionnaire templates for you to use when creating a questionnaire in your Vendor Risk Management module. For more information, see our How to Create and Configure Questionnaires article.
    • 2022 SIG Core
    • 2022 SIG Lite
  • We've added our first plan template to the Policy Management module. The Incident Response Plan includes instructions for detecting, responding to, containing, and remediating security incidents that happen in your organization. For more information, see our Policy Templates article.
  • We've added the following new policy templates for you to download and customize for your organization. For more information, see our Policy Templates article.
    • Acceptable Use Policy
    • Data Classification and Handling Policy
    • System Maintenance Policy
Release Date  Description
December 2021
November 2021
October 2021
  • We've added a Notes widget to the View Risk page. You can use the Notes widget to communicate information about your risks. For more information about viewing and editing your risks from the View Risk page, see our How to Use Your Risk Register article. 
  • We've added the Consensus Assessment Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ) v4.0.2 questionnaire template to the Vendor Risk Management module.
    • This questionnaire provides updates to its previous version, CAIQ v3.1.
    • To learn more about building questionnaires for your vendors or third parties, see our How to Create and Configure Questionnaires article.
  • We’ve released control guidance for our SSAE18 Trust Services Criteria managed template. This template is commonly used for customers preparing for their System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 certification. KCM’s control guidance feature helps you create adequate controls so your organization can meet its requirements or other compliance efforts. To learn more about our control guidance, see these articles:
  • We’ve improved the controls CSV export to include the control notes from your account. For details, please see the Exporting Controls section of our KCM GRC: How to Export Data in the Compliance Management Module.
  • We've improved the scoped requirements CSV export to include the requirement notes from your account. For details, please see the Exporting Scoped Requirements section of our KCM GRC: How to Export Data in the Compliance Management Module.
  • We’ve improved the tasks CSV export to include the task notes from your account. For details, please see the Exporting Tasks section of our KCM GRC: Data Exports Guide.
  • We’ve improved the Risk Register CSV export to include affected asset details for your risks. To learn more, please see the Exporting Risks section of our KCM GRC: Risk Management: Risk Register article.
  • We've improved the Create Control window when you create controls from scoped requirements. Now, you will see a full Create Control for Requirement page that includes the requirement's Requirement Details and Guidance, when applicable. For more information about creating controls, see our KCM GRC: Creating and Importing Controls article.
  • The following new Managed Templates are now available. Contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional templates added to your account:
    • CAIQ v4.0.2
    • Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) v2.1
September 2021
  • Now, when you disable a user in your account, the user will be removed from the user groups that you've created for controls, when applicable. For more information about disabling users, please see the Disabling User Accounts and Transferring Responsibilities section of our KCM GRC: How to Create and Manage User Accounts article. 
  • When importing vendors into your account, we've made the following headers optional: mail_address, city, state, postal_code, country, phone, and status. Please see our KCM GRC: How Do I Import Vendors Into My Account With a CSV File? article for more information. 
  • If you have archived controls in your account that were previously mapped to risks in your risk register, as of September 13, 2021, you will notice a change in the residual risk score for these applicable risks. This is due to the following change: 
    • We resolved an issue where the residual risk score was not updating after a control was archived. Now, when you archive a control, all residual risk scores that were associated with an archived control will update. To learn more about risk scores, please see KCM GRC Risk Management: Risk Scoring.
  • The following new Managed Templates are now available. Contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional templates added to your account:
    • Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism - Consolidators v3.2020
    • Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism - US Customs Brokers v3.2020
August 2021
  • We've added an Affected Asset field to the risks in your Risk Register. Now, you can describe any assets that your risks may affect. 
  • We've added several Data Exports to your platform for the Policy Management module. To learn more, see KCM GRC: How to Export Data in the Policy Management Module.
  • We've added the option to delete scope exports from your platform. For more information about deleting scope exports, please see the Creating and Downloading a Scope Export section of our KCM GRC: Scope Exports article. 
  • We've fixed the following report that you can find on your Metrics page: Compliance Report by User. To learn more about this report, please see the Additional Reports section of our Metrics Reports article.  
  • We added a Date Created column to the Risk Dashboard, and Risk Register, and View Risk pages. Now, you can sort your risks by how recently they were created. Please see KCM GRC Risk Management: Risk Register for more information about this column. 
  • We resolved an issue where the residual risk score was not updating after a control was deleted. Now, when you delete a control, all risk scores that are associated with the control will update. To learn more about risk scores, please see KCM GRC Risk Management: Risk Scoring.
  • You can now automatically create a control using a scoped requirement’s name and description. See Creating Controls from Requirements to learn more about this new feature.
  • Based on customer feedback, we improved the Risk Management module by removing the Risk ID column from the Risk Dashboard, Risk Register, and Risk Exports pages. To learn more about the Risk Management module, please see Risk Management Overview.
  • The following updated Managed Templates are now available. Contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional templates added to your account:
    • Bank Secrecy Act Examination Procedures v2014 to v2021 
July 2021
  • We resolved an issue where you were prompted to transfer responsibilities when disabling a Vendor User. You are no longer prompted to transfer responsibilities for the Vendor User user role. To learn more, see Disabling Users and Transferring Responsibilities.
  • You can now send questionnaires to vendors when the Vendor Status is "Pending Approval". Previously, the Vendor Status had to be "Active" to send questionnaires. To learn more, please see Sending Vendor Questionnaires.
  • The following updated Managed Templates are now available. Contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional templates added to your account:
    • California Consumer Privacy Act Final Text v12.2020 to v3.2021
    • IRS Publication 1075 v9.2016 to v8.2020
    • OWASP v4.0 to v4.0.2 (all levels)
    • Technology Risk Management Checklist Framework - Monetary Authority of Singapore v6.2013 to v1.2021
June 2021
  • We've added several CSV exports to your platform. You can now export information about the scoped requirements, controls, and vendors that you've added to your account.
    • We've also added the Data Exports page to your account. When you create a new CSV export, you will download the CSV file from the Data Exports page. To learn more, see our Data Exports Guide.
  • The following updated Managed Templates are now available. Contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional templates added to your account:
    • Australian Privacy Act v12.2018 to v2.2021
    • Australian Government (ASD) Information Security Manual v3.2019 to v4.2021
    • CIS Critical Security Controls (all groups) v7.1 to v8
    • Cloud Computing Compliance Controls Catalogue v9.2017 to v2020
    • Cloud Security Alliance - Cloud Controls Matrix v3.0.1 to v4.0.1
    • Connecticut Insurance Data Security Law v7.2019 to v10.2020
    • Secure Software Lifecycle Requirements and Assessment Procedures v1.0 to v1.1
    • Singapore Personal Data Protection Act v11.2012 to v06.2021
    • UK Cyber Security Essentials v2.1 to v2.2
    • UK Ministry of Defense - Defense Standard 05-138 Issue 2 High Profile to UK Defence Cyber Protection Partnership v6.2020 High Profile
    • UK Ministry of Defense - Defense Standard 05-138 Issue 2 Moderate Profile to UK Defence Cyber Protection Partnership v6.2020 Moderate Profile
    • UK Ministry of Defense - Defense Standard 05-138 Issue 2 Low Profile to UK Defence Cyber Protection Partnership v6.2020 Low Profile
    • VDA - Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange (TISAX) v4.1.1 to v5.0.4
May 2021
  • We've added Policy Templates under your Policy Management module! Visit the Policy Templates page to download templates and customize policies for your organization. To learn more, see KCM GRC: Policy Templates.
    • In addition to KCM GRC's policy templates, our customers are eligible for a 25% discount when purchasing the Altius IT Policy Collection. See the Policy Templates page in your account to learn more.
  • We've added two new Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) questionnaire templates for you to use when creating a questionnaire in your Vendor Risk Management module:
    • 2021 SIG Core
    • 2021 SIG Lite
    Please note, KCM GRC pre-defines the "correct" answers for the questions in our questionnaire templates. The KCM GRC system has defined "N/A" as the correct answer for questions in both SIG 2021 templates:
    • There are 37 N/A answers in 2021 SIG Core.
    • There are 23 N/A answers in 2021 SIG Lite.
    Please refer to this guide to learn more about these questions and why KCM GRC has defined N/A as the correct answer.
April 2021
  • We've made enhancements to our scope export feature. Now, each scope that you export will include all of its requirements and the controls that they are mapped to. For more information please see our Scope Exports article.
    • Previously, scope exports only contained the requirements and controls where one or more tasks had been created for the control.
March 2021
  • We've improved scope exports by adding task names to the folders that contain evidence files, within your scope export folder. To learn more see the Understanding the File Structure section of our Scope Exports article.
  • The following updated Managed Templates are now available. Contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional templates added to your account:
    • FedRAMP High Baseline Controls v8.2018 to v6.2020
    • FedRAMP Moderate Baseline Controls v8.2018 to v6.2020
    • FedRAMP Low Baseline Controls v8.2018 to v6.2020
    • FedRAMP LI-SaaS Baseline Controls v8.2018 to v6.2020
    • Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) Core Full v2020 to v2021
February 2021
  • The following new Managed Templates are now available. Contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional templates added to your account:
    • NIST 800-53 High Baseline Rev 5
    • NIST 800-53 Moderate Baseline Rev 5
    • NIST 800-53 Low Baseline Rev 5
    • NIST 800-53 Privacy Baseline Rev 5
January 2021
  • We've added a robust guide to our knowledge base for your users who are assigned to approve tasks for controls: Monitoring and Approving Tasks (a Guide for Approving Managers). This guide will explain the following for users who are assigned to a task as an Approving Manager, Second-level Approving Manager, or Group Lead: 
    • How do I know if I need to approve a task?
    • How do I monitor my upcoming tasks?
    • How do I navigate my account?
    • Understanding task requirements
    • Reviewing evidence and approving tasks
  • As of January 15, 2021, the 192.254.121.248 IP address is no longer being used to send emails from the KCM GRC platform. If you have whitelisted notifications from KCM GRC, please see our Whitelisting Notifications from KCM GRC article for the latest whitelisting information.
  • We've added a Templates column to the Map Requirement to Scope window (click to view example). When a new version of a managed template is released, this column can simplify the process of updating your scope.
  • The following new Managed Templates are now available. Contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional templates added to your account:
    • NERC CIP Cyber Security — BES Cyber System Categorization CIP-002-5.1a
    • NERC CIP Cyber Security — Security Management Controls CIP-003-8
    • NERC CIP Cyber Security — Personnel & Training CIP-004-6
    • NERC CIP Cyber Security — Electronic Security Perimeters CIP-005-6
    • NERC CIP Cyber Security — Physical Security of BES Cyber Systems CIP-006-6
    • NERC CIP Cyber Security — Systems Security Management CIP-007-6
    • NERC CIP Cyber Security — Incident Reporting and Response Planning CIP-008-6
    • NERC CIP Cyber Security — Recovery Plans for BES Cyber Systems CIP-009-6
    • NERC CIP Cyber Security — Configuration Change Management and Vulnerability Assessments CIP-010-3
    • NERC CIP Cyber Security — Information Protection CIP-011-2
    • NERC CIP Cyber Security — Supply Chain Risk Management CIP-013-1
    • NERC CIP Physical Security CIP-014-2
    • Payment Application Data Security Standard
    • Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) Core Full v2020
  • The following updated Managed Templates are now available. Contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional templates added to your account:
    • Secure Controls Framework v2020.3 to v2021.1
Release Date  Description
December 2020
  • We've added the ability to download a CSV file of your Detailed Compliance Reports.
  • The following are new Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • California Consumer Privacy Act Final Text
    • California Consumer Privacy Act Amendment AB713
    • South Africa - Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI Act)
  • The following updated Managed Templates are now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • UK Cyber Security Essentials v2.0 to v2.1
November 2020
  • We've made the following changes under the Vendor Risk Management module portion of your platform:
    • The Consensus Assessment Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ) v3.1 Lite questionnaire template has been added to the questionnaire builder.
    • When creating a questionnaire, you can now format custom questions to use multiple lines. When typing, press the Return or Enter button on your keyboard and your formatting will be saved.
  • Under the Risk Management module, you can now format a Risk Description to use multiple lines. When typing, press the Return or Enter button on your keyboard and your formatting will be saved.
  • The following updated Managed Templates are now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • SAE18 SOC2 TSC vAT-C 105/205 to v3.2020
October 2020
  • The following updated Managed Templates are now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • NIST 800-53 Rev 4 to Rev 5
  • You can now navigate to the list of Managed Templates that we offer directly from your platform. From the top right-hand side of your account, click Support > View Managed Templates.
  • You can now navigate to KnowBe4's Community Discussion boards directly from your platform. From the top right-hand side of your account, click Support > Community Board
September 2020
  • The Consensus Assessment Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ) v3.1 questionnaire template has been added to the Vendor Risk Management module portion of your platform. 
    • This questionnaire provides updates to its predecessor: CAIQ v3.0.1. Under CAIQ v3.1, 49 new questions have been added and updates have been made to 25 existing questions, in order to improve the clarity and accuracy of the questionnaire.
    • To learn more about building questionnaires for your vendors (or other third parties), please see: Creating and Configuring Questionnaires.
  • Additional data has been added to the scope export. This includes an HTML file where you can view scoped requirements, the mapped controls, control tasks, and evidence. 
    • To export a scope from your account, navigate to Compliance > Scope Exports.
  • You can now edit the due date for tasks that are created under a standard task schedule. 
  • The following updated Managed Templates are now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • American Land Title Association Assessment Procedures v2.5 to 3.0
    • CJIS Security Policy v5.8 to v5.9
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Hosted Environment Information Security Standard SEC 525 v03.1 to v04.1
    • Commonwealth of Virginia ITRM Standard SEC501 v10.2 to v11.2
    • Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism v4.2019 to v3.2020
    • FDA 21CFR11 v4.2016 to v4.2019
    • UK Data Security and Protection Toolkit Standard v1.9.6 to v20-21
August 2020
  • We've added a robust guide to our knowledge base for your users who are assigned to complete tasks for controls: Monitoring and Completing Tasks (a Guide for Contributors). This guide will explain the following for users who have a Contributor user role
    • How do I know if I'm assigned to a task?
    • How do I monitor my upcoming tasks?
    • How do I navigate my account?
    • Understanding task requirements
    • Adding evidence and completing tasks
    • What if my task failed?
  • We've improved our email notifications so you will not receive as many emails from KCM GRC. Whenever you are set to receive more than one notification at a time, these notifications are combined into one email digest.
    • When there is more than one notification in an email, the subject line will read "KCM GRC Email Digest".
  • You can now edit the due dates for one-time tasks.
July 2020
April 2020
  • We've updated the Quarterly Product Update video in our Knowledge Base. This video covers new features that have been added to KCM GRC over the previous quarter.
  • The following are new Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • NIST 800-34 Contingency Planning Guide for Federal Information Systems
    • NIST 800-61 Computer Security Incident Handling Guide
    • Secure Software Lifecycle Requirements and Assessment Procedures
    • South Carolina Insurance Data Security Act
March 2020
  • Under the Vendor Risk Management (VRM) module, we've added a new feature for your vendor questionnaires. You can now create custom questions to use in multiple questionnaires. See this article for more information.
  • The following are new Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • California Consumer Privacy Act AB 25 (Amendment to California Consumer Privacy Act)
    • California Consumer Privacy Act AB 1130 (Amendment to California Consumer Privacy Act)
    • California Consumer Privacy Act AB 1146 (Amendment to California Consumer Privacy Act)
    • California Consumer Privacy Act AB 1355 (Amendment to California Consumer Privacy Act)
    • California Consumer Privacy Act AB 1564 (Amendment to California Consumer Privacy Act)
    • California Consumer Privacy Act AB 1202 (Amendment to California Consumer Privacy Act)
    • Cybersecurity Law of the People’s Republic of China
    • Higher Education Community Vendor Assessment Tool Lite (HECVAT)
    • International Automotive Task Force - Sanctioned Interpretations
    • National Indian Gaming Commission MCS Audit Checklist
    • National Indian Gaming Commission MICS Audit Checklist Information Technology & IT Data
    • Virginia House Bill 2178 Minimum Security Standards
  • The following are updated Managed Templates are now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification v1.0 to v1.02
    • NIST 800-171 Rev 1 to Rev 2
    • Secure Controls Framework v2019.6 to v2020.3
February 2020
  • We've added three new system templates for you to use in your questionnaires (see this article for more information):
    • 2020 SIG Lite
    • 2020 SIG Core
    • 2020 SIG Full
  • When building questionnaires from templates, we've made it easier to select all of the questions from a template. See here for details.  
  • Increased the maximum character count for the Response field when Vendor Users are responding to questionnaire issues. For more information please see our Guide for Vendor Users
  • The following are new Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • California Proposition 65 (Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986)
    • NIST Privacy Framework
    • Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (New York SHIELD Act)
    • Technology Risk Management Checklist Framework - Monetary Authority of Singapore
    • Telephone Consumer Protection Act
    • Telephone Consumer Protection Act - Examination Worksheet
    • UK Anti Bribery Statute Adequate Procedures Checklist
    • United Postal Service Information Security Handbook
    • US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
    • Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites (VIPPS)
    • Water Shutoff Protection Act (California Senate Bill 998)
  • The following are updated Managed Templates are now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification DRAFT v0.7 to v1.0
January 2020
  • Regarding the system questionnaire templates that are offered under the Vendor Risk Management (VRM) module, we've resolved an issue where the incorrect answer was considered the 'correct answer' for one question. This change automatically updates the Vendor Score for any vendor who has answered the following question:
    • Affected Questionnaire Template: CAIQ v3.0.1
    • Affected Question: BCR-06.1 Are any of your data centers located in places that have a high probability/occurrence of high-impact environmental risks (floods, tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, etc.)?
      • The 'correct answer' has been changed from "Yes" to "No"
  • We've updated the Quarterly Product Update video in our Knowledge Base. This video covers new features that have been added to KCM GRC over the previous quarter.
  • The following are new Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • Freedom of Information and Protection Privacy Act
    • Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Phase 2 Audit Protocol
    • Restrictions of Hazardous Substances (EU Directive 2015/863)
Release Date  Description
December 2019
  • We've added a new reporting feature called Custom Reporting. You can quickly create reports that provide details on the status of your tasks and the rate of completion for the controls you've implemented across your compliance and risk management initiatives. For more information, please see our Custom Reporting Guide
  • We've made the following changes to the Vendor Risk Management module:
    • You can now create a template from the questionnaire you've created in your questionnaire builder. Your custom questionnaire templates can be re-used in a new questionnaire.
    • In the questionnaire builder, after you've added questions to your questionnaire, you can now adjust the order in which the questions are displayed. 
    • A new column was added to the table in your Questionnaire List. You can now see the status of your questionnaires from this area. For more information, please see this article.
  • The following are new Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT)
    • Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification DRAFT (Levels 1 through 5)
    • FFIEC IT Examination Handbook
    • Singapore Personal Data Protection Act
    • VDA - Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange (TISAX)
    • Vermont Data Broker Regulation
November 2019
  • From the Vendor Risk Management module, you can now export a CSV file containing the details of a questionnaire that your vendor has completed. For more information, see Exporting Finalized Questionnaires.
  • From the Vendor Risk Management module, you can now export a CSV file containing the details of your blank questionnaires. See here for more information.
  • The questionnaire builder under the Vendor Risk Management (VRM) module has been completely overhauled to provide a better user experience and additional functionality.
    • You can now preview, clone, and export the questionnaires you've created in your questionnaire builder. See this article to learn more.
  • We've made the following changes to the Vendor Risk Management module
    • Resolved an issue where Vendor Users were unable to update vendor Issues from their Vendor Portal.
    • Resolved an issue where updating/editing a questionnaire name from the Questionnaire - [Questionnaire Name] page did not carry over to previously and currently-scheduled questionnaires. 
  • The following are new Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • Bank Secrecy Act Examination Manual
    • Colorado Data Protection Act
    • Internet of Things Assessment Questionnaire
    • US Government Auditing Standards
October 2019
  • We've made the following changes to the Vendor Risk Management module:
    • Resolved an issue where the incorrect answer was considered the 'correct answer' for vendor responses when using the 2019 SIG Lite and/or 2019 SIG Full questionnaire templates. These changes affected 46 questions in total. This will also update the Vendor Score for all affected vendors. If you'd like details about the answer changes, please reach out to our Support team
    • Resolved an issue where deleted questionnaires were not being removed from the Questionnaire List
    • Made minor visual changes to the way you view questionnaire schedules. For more information, see the Schedules tab under the Working with Vendor Profiles (Vendor Details) section of this article.
  • We've updated the Quarterly Product Update video in our Knowledge Base. This video covers new features that have been added to KCM GRC, and the remaining KnowBe4 product line–over the previous quarter.
  • The following are new Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • American Land Title Association Assessment Procedures
    • Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Model Information Protection and Security Controls for Outside Counsel
    • Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation
    • Cayman Islands Data Protection Law
    • Cloud Computing Compliance Controls Catalogue
    • Illinois Personal Information Protection Act
    • North Carolina Identity Theft Protection Act 
    • UK Data Security and Protection Toolkit
  • The following are updated Managed Templates are now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • Secure Controls Framework v2019.6

September 2019

  • Regarding the Questionnaire Templates offered under the Vendor Risk Management (VRM) module, we've resolved an issue where the incorrect answer was considered the 'correct answer' for vendor responses. This change affects any questionnaire that includes the question(s) below. Therefore, this will also update the Vendor Score for all applicable vendors. For more information, please reach out to our Support team.
    • Affected Questionnaire Templates: 2019 SIG Lite, 2019 SIG Full
      • Affected Questions: D.7 Are Constituents able to view client's unencrypted Data?
        • The 'correct answer' has been changed from "Yes" to "No"
  • Regarding the Vendor Risk Management (VRM) module, we've fixed an issue in the questionnaire builder where the question text wasn't fully visible if it were longer than a single line. 
    • This issue also impacted "free-form" responses from vendors. The issue has now been resolved.
  • Regarding the Vendor Risk Management (VRM) module, we've fixed an issue where questionnaire questions were displayed in an incorrect order for vendor users and for KCM administrators when they were completing or reviewing questionnaires, respectfully. 
  • The following are new Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • Connecticut Insurance Data Security Law
    • Lexcel England and Wales for In-house Legal Departments
    • Lexcel England and Wales for Legal Practices
    • Lexcel International
    • Portugal Data Protection Law
    • Sarbanes Oxley Act
    • UK Data Protection Act

August 2019

  • If you're using OneLogin or Okta as your SSO/SAML provider, you can configure your single sign-on by adding the "KCM GRC Platform" application to your provider's portal. See this article for more information. 
  • The following enhancements have been made to the Vendor Risk Management (VRM) Module:  
    • Regarding evidence due dates when using EDR, you can now override the default Effective Date Range Settings (found under Account Settings) on a per-control basis. See this article for more information. 
    • You can now manually offset the Vendor Score found under each vendor profile. From the Vendor Details page, click the Update button to change the existing Vendor Score.
    • You can now include informational questions in your vendor assessments. These questions are not counted against the questionnaire score.
    • Vendor Users can now edit their questionnaire answers after they have been saved, before the questionnaire has been finalized.
    • You can now permanently delete vendor profiles from the Vendor List area of your VRM module.
    • You can now permanently delete questionnaires from the Questionnaire List area of your VRM module.
    • Fixed an issue in the questionnaire builder where you could save questions without adding answer options and were unable to configure the questionnaire as a result.
  • Fixed an issue where auditor users were able to view tasks that had not been approved by an approving manager. Auditor users can only see tasks and task evidence that has been approved. See this article for more information about KCM user role permissions. 
  • The following are new Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • Australian Privacy Act
    • Australian Prudential Standard CPS 234
    • BDSG - German Federal Data Protection Act
    • MDSAP - Australia: Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices) Regulations
    • MDSAP - Brazil: RDC (16, 23, 67)
    • MDSAP - Canada: Medical Devices Regulations
    • MDSAP - Japan: MHLW MO 169
    • MDSAP - USA: Title 21 Food and Drug Regulation
    • New Hampshire Senate Bill 193 v8.2019
    • Privacy Shield Framework - EU-US
    • Privacy Shield Framework - Swiss-US
    • Texas House Bill 4390 - Privacy Protection Act

July 2019

  • The KCM GRC platform now supports single sign-on and SAML 2.0 to allow your users to quickly and easily log in to KCM using your organization's single sign-on, without having to set up or use a password. See this article for more information.
  • Under the Policy Management module, we've fixed an issue where "Invalid Date" was incorrectly showing under Policy Management > Campaigns > Campaign Name > Users tab (in Safari browsers). 
  • We've updated the Quarterly Product Update video in our Knowledge Base. This video covers new features that have been added to the KnowBe4 product line over the previous quarter.
  • The following are new Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • Brazilian Data Protection Law (LGPD)
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Hosted Environment Information Security Standard SEC 525
    • FERPA
    • Financial Conduct Authority Handbook (UK)
    • Interagency Guidelines - Information Security Standards
    • ISO 27002
    • Texas Administrative Code §202 - State Agencies
    • Texas Administrative Code §202 - Institutions of Higher Education
    • UK Public Sector Network Code of Connection
  • The following are updated Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • CJIS Security Policy v5.8
    • HIPAA Privacy and Breach Rule
    • HIPAA Security Rule
  • The following enhancements have been made to the Vendor Risk Management (VRM) Module:
    • When reviewing vendor questionnaires, you can now filter questions by the following: incorrect answers, answers with attachments, answers with issues, and informational questions.
    • When reviewing vendor questionnaires, incorrect answers are now visually notated by a red line on the left-hand side of the question.
  • In response to the significant growth of KCM GRC, the architecture of your platform was upgraded on July 17, 2019. This upgrade improves performance and allows us to better serve you by streamlining platform administration and maintenance.

June 2019

  • The following enhancements have been made to the Vendor Risk Management (VRM) Module:
    • When creating questionnaires, you can now upload a CSV file of custom questions. See here for details.
    • When reviewing questionnaires, you can now change the score of vendor responses from the Questionnaire Review and Issue Details pages.
    • When sending (scheduling) a questionnaire, you can set a suggested due date. The questionnaire assessee will see the due date in their email notification, and in their vendor portal.
    • A Scheduled Questionnaires Calendar has been added to the Vendor Management Dashboard. All questionnaires are listed on the day were sent or will be sent. 
    • You can now cancel active questionnaires from the Assigned Questionnaires tab, under the Vendor Details page.
    • You can now cancel questionnaire schedules (questionnaires to be sent) from the Schedules tab, under the Vendor Details page.
    • If your vendor did not receive the email notification for their assigned questionnaire, you can now generate and send their login link from the Assigned Questionnaires tab, under the Vendor Details page.
    • You can now archive questionnaires that have not been sent or scheduled.
    • Vendor Administrator users can now view vendor profiles and questionnaires that have been archived. See this article to learn more about KCM user role privileges. 
  • The following are new Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Privacy Rule
    • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Safeguard Rule
    • IRS Publication 1075

May 2019

  • You can now follow this article to stay informed of the new and updated Managed Templates available for your account. Our team ensures we have the up-to-date versions of these frameworks available for your use. Contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional templates added to your account.
  • The following are new Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • ASD Information Security Manual v3.2019
    • Commonwealth of Virginia ITRM Standard SEC501 v10.1
    • UK Ministry of Defence - Defence Standard Low Profile
    • UK Ministry of Defence - Defence Standard Moderate Profile
    • UK Ministry of Defence - Defence Standard High Profile
  • The following are updated Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • CIS Critical Security Controls Group 1 7.1
    • CIS Critical Security Controls Group 2 7.1
    • CIS Critical Security Controls Group 3 7.1

April 2019

  • The Vendor Risk Management (VRM) module was released.
    • The VRM module lets you centralize your third-party risk management processes by prequalifying risk, assessing your vendors, and conducting remediation efforts in your KCM GRC platform. See our Introduction Guide to learn more.
  • Updates were made to the User Roles available in your account. This includes updates to the User Management and User Profile pages in your account. See more information in our Working with Users article.
  • You can now manage evidence submission settings (DocuLinks and documents) at the scope level–in addition to the account-wide settings. See more information in our Managing Account Settings article, here.
  • The following are new Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • NCUA ACET v1.0
    • DFARS NIST 800-171 SA v11.2017
    • HMG Security Policy v1.0
    • Massachusetts Data Privacy Regulation v2009
  • The following are updated Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • CIS Critical Security Controls 7.1
    • CCIS Critical Security Controls 7 to 7.1_Changes

March 2019

  • The following are new Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • PCI DSS SAQ A
    • PCI DSS SAQ B
    • PCI DSS SAQ B-IB
    • PCI DSS SAQ C
    • PCI DSS SAQ C-VT
    • PCI DSS SAQ D Merchants
    • PCI DSS SAQ P2PE
    • PCI DSS - SAQ D Service Providers v3.2.1
    • Secure Controls Framework
    • OWASP Level 1 v4.0
    • OWASP Level 2 v4.0
    • OWASP Level 3 v4.0

February 2019

  • The following are new Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC) v1.0
    • NIST SP 800-171 Appendix E v2016
    • FedRAMP High Baseline Controls v8.2018
    • FedRAMP Moderate Baseline Controls v8.2018
    • FedRAMP Low Baseline Controls v8.2018
    • FedRAMP LI-SaaS Baseline v8.2018
    • NIST 800-53 High-Impact Baseline rev4
    • NIST 800-53 Moderate-Impact Baseline rev4 
    • NIST 800-53 Low-Impact Baseline rev4
    • International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) v12.2018
  • The following are updated Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • NIST 800-53 rev4

January 2019

  • The following are new Managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • PCI DSS - Self-Assessment Questionnaire A-EP v3.2.1
    • AB-375 Consumer Privacy Act of California v1.0
    • NAIC MDL - Insurance Data Security Law v4th Quarter 2017
    • PIPEDA v12.2018
    • HITECH v2.2009
  • The following are updated managed Templates now available for your account (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • HIPAA Privacy and Breach v1.0
    • HIPAA Security Rule v1.0
    • PCI DSS Appendix A v3.2.1
    • CJIS Security Policy v5.7
    • SWIFT CSP v2019
Release Date  Description

December 2018

  • New Managed Template now available (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • SSAE18 SOC2 TSC (AT-C 105/205)
  • The ability to create Risk tags was added.
  • Added a new tab called Risk Settings to the Account Settings page where you can manage custom categories and risk tags.
  • You can now create, edit, delete, and CSV upload custom Risk templates.

November 2018

  • New Managed Template now available (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • NIST SP 800-171 A
  • Added the user role Risk Administrator.
  • Added the ability to map controls to a risk.
  • Added the Risk Management report. See here for more information.
  • Added the ability to export the Evidence Repository to a CSV file.

October 2018

  • The Risk Management Module has been added to KCM GRC.
    • Risk Management simplifies the processes of identifying, assessing, and managing the risks faced by your organization. See here for more information.
  • The threat Quick Add screen was added. For more information, see here.
  • The View Risk screen was added. See here for more information.
  • Added the ability to upload risk templates with a CSV file from the Risk Templates screen.
  • Added the ability to import risks to the risk registry with a CSV file.
  • Added sample CSV files to download and use as a template when using a CSV file for imports.
  • Added colors for the different Risk categories.

September 2018

  • The ability to Clone Scopes was added.
  • A new Managed Template is now available as a result of revisions to NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 1 (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 1 (updated 06/07/2018)

June 2018

  • Executive Reporting features have been added to KCM GRC.
    • Executive Reports give you the ability to send status reports for one or more Scopes at a frequency you choose. See here for more information.
  • Two new Managed Templates are now available as a result of revisions to PCI DSS (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • PCI DSS v3.2.1:
      • The most current Template for this publication (supersedes PCI DSS v3.2)
    • PCI DSS Changes v3.2.1:
      • Consists only of the changes made to this publication since the previous KCM GRC Template (PCI DSS v3.2)

May 2018

  • Multi-Factor Authentication is now available for your KCM GRC platform.
  • New versions of Managed Templates are now available (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • CIS Critical Security Controls 7
    • NIST Cybersecurity Framework v1.1
    • NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 1 (Updated 2/20/2018)

April 2018

  • New Managed Template now available (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • The Policy Management module was added to KCM GRC.
    • Policy Management allows you to easily track and manage your organization's policy distribution and user acknowledgments. See here for more information.

February 2018

  • New Managed Template now available (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • UK Cyber Security Essentials 

January 2018

  • Two new Managed Templates are now available as a result of revisions to NIST SP 800-171 (contact your Customer Success Manager to have additional Templates added to your account):
    • NIST SP800-171 2017:
      • The most current Template for this publication (supersedes NIST SP800-171 2015)
    • NIST SP 800-171 Changes 2015-2017:
      • Consists only of the changes made to this publication since the previous KCM GRC Template (NIST SP800-171 2015)
Release Date  Description

December 2017

  • Improved reporting features, such as Gantt charts and additions to the Evidence Repository table

November 2017

  • New and improved account settings features:
    • Ability to add a display name and company logo
    • Ability to restrict access to allow only certain IPs
    • Limit control and task documents to DocuLinks and/or uploads
    • Hide your console from KCM GRC support
    • Configure the time needed to prepare evidence for ongoing tasks, when using Effective Date Range (EDR) feature.
  • Effective Date Range (EDR) feature release:
    • Allows admins to set start, end, and due date for tasks.
    • End date/Due dates are dependent on Frequency of task. Frequency settings can be manually adjusted in Account Settings.
    • Start, end, and due date can be modified within each Task.
  • Set up an advanced, one-time task:
    • Allows admins to set up a one-time task with a start, end, and due date.
 

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