GRC profile scoping The Scoping module contains profiles and profile types for use in all GRC-related applications. Profile classes Profile types Profile types are dynamic categories containing one or more profiles. Profiles A profile is defined for a set of records in a table and can belong to many profile types. Profiles exist for any particular item such as a business service, vendor, demand, software, contract, or any other record in the system. An item can only have one profile, but it can belong to many profile types. Note: The GRC: Profile plugin is not visible to customers and requires activation of the Policy and Compliance Management plugin, the Risk Management plugin, or the Audit Management plugin. Create a profile typeProfile types are dynamic categories containing one or more profiles. Administrators or managers in any of the GRC-related applications, create profiles types from which profiles are generated. Generate a profile from a profile typeProfiles are generated automatically from profile types in any of the GRC-related applications. Deactivate a profileWhen a profile is deactivated, all the controls or risks related to that profile are retired.Reactivate a profileWhen a profile is reactivated, associated controls and risks return to the draft state and the indicators and test plans return to active.