Conducting Self-Attestation

Self-attestation allows users to conveniently conduct a cyber maturity assessment and assess gaps using the NIST CSF 2.0 framework. 

This article covers the following topics: 

Answering the Assessment 

Clicking on the Assessment Name will open the NIST CSF 2.0 questionnaire for answering. The assessment has been designed to simplify the user experience for self-attestation with easy answer options. 

1. After clicking on the Assessment Name, you will be directed to the assessment's Answering Screen where you will be able to select the desired answer for each question/control, as shown below.

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Please Note: All answers are saved automatically. 

2. Users can utilize the table of contents on the left-hand side to quickly navigate to the desired question. To do so, simply click on a question from the table of contents to navigate to it. 

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3. As you select answer options, the system will automatically display the corresponding grade (maturity level). This has been pre-configured for you by our subject matter experts. 

Assigning Controls or Questions 

Each question can be easily assigned to a user in your organization. 

When assignees have completed their assignments, they can submit the answers back to the assignor for review. 

1. Navigate to the question you would like to assign to your colleague and click on the Add Assignee icon as shown below.

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2. Select the user you would like to answer the question in the Assign To dropdown field. Users can enter an optional message for the new assignee. Once done, click on the Assign button. 

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Viewing Assignments 

1. If you have been assigned questions to answer, you will receive an email notifying you of your assignment. After clicking on the link in the email, you will be directed to the Answering Screen where you will find and be able to answer the question(s) that have been assigned to you.

2. Alternatively, you can find your assignments in the My Assignments Screen

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3. Once you open your assignments, you can follow the steps listed above to answer the questions. 

4. Users also have the option to submit their answers back to the assignor. This allows the assignor to review the questions before completing the assessment. 

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Submitting the Assessment 

1. Once all of the assessment questions have been answered, click on the Submit Assessment button.

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2. If there are any questions that have not been answered and evaluated, the Final Evaluation Window will notify you with a warning message. You can click Submit to submit the assessment back anyway. 

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3. If you have answered all of the assessment questions, the Final Evaluation Window will notify you with a success message. Click on the Submit button to complete the assessment. 

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