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Meet us at the following events to discover how a quantitative approach to information risk management enables effective decision-making.
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RECENT BLOGS

Meet a FAIR Institute Member: Tony Martin-Vegue

Tony Martin-Vegue leads the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the FAIR Institute, 30 members strong. Tony spoke at the first FAIR Conference in 2016, presenting a case study on measuring DDoS risk using FAIR. In his day job, he’s Manager, Information Security Risk at Lending Club, the online credit marketplace that matches investors with borrowers, bypassing traditional bank lending and passing on the savings to borrowers in lower rates. Lending Club has funded some $25 billion in loans.     

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Survey Shows How CISOs Fail to Communicate to Boards – And How to Fix It [Infographic]

FAIR Institute Member Wade Baker surveyed over a hundred CISOs and corporate board directors to find out just why these two groups have so much trouble communicating. The results are in the just released Cyber Balance Sheet from Wade’s Cyentia Institute and risk management firm Focal Point (FAIR Institute Chairman Jack Jones was a contributor).

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No Data? No Problem

One of the most common questions I hear is, “ What if there’s no historical data to base an estimate on?”  A close cousin to this question is the statement, “ Historical data isn’t necessarily a good representation of the future, so you can’t rely on it for your estimates.”  Both of these are reasonable concerns that deserve good answers. 

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NIST CSF & FAIR - Part 1

The question often arises, “How is FAIR different from (or better than) a framework like NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework (CSF)?” The simple answer is: FAIR isn’t inherently better or worse; it is...

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5 Must Read Books to Jumpstart Your Career in Risk Management

What are the must have resources for people new to operational and cyber risk? This list outlines what books I would recommend to new analyst or manager.

They’re not ranked by which book is best....

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What is a Cyber Value-at-Risk Model?

Over the past year, executive teams and board members across multiple industries have started to ask questions more forcefully about the risk posed by cybersecurity attacks. They are no longer...

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