What Is Whistic?
Whistic is a security platform that allows businesses to assess the risk of their vendors and partners. To accomplish this, a business will request that their vendor complete a security questionnaire using Whistic. The questionnaire may be an industry recognized standard such as the CAIQ or could be a customized questionnaire - all housed for use within Whistic.
Whistic is an intuitive web application that facilitates these requests with out relying on large email chains and cumbersome spreadsheets.
Chances are you received an email invitation to complete a security questionnaire. If so, here are the steps to complete that request:
1. Open the email request and select Start Your Self Assessment - example below:
3. Immediately after completing registration, a page will open welcoming you to Whistic. Select Let's get started!
If you have already started work on the questionnaire or do not receive the Welcome page as shown below, please go HERE for assistance accessing the questionnaire.
4. You are then directed to the questionnaire form to begin completing the request. The questionnaire will automatically save as you answer the questions. Notice the different tools available to help navigate the form:
Jump To - Allows you to easily find various sections
First Unanswered/Next Unanswered
Filter By - Allows filtering by Unanswered, Answered, Assigned to Me, Has Due Date, etc.
5. Once the form is complete, you will receive a prompt: Ready to share your Questionnaire? Select Share my Report to automatically transmit your completed questionnaire directly to the individual that requested it. They will also receive an email notification.
You can also share your completed questionnaire with other businesses and individuals - go HERE to learn more about sharing.