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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

An Immature Maturity Model?

This month’s FAIR Institute Data Utilization and Cyber Risk workgroup calls had excellent attendance and some great dialog.  I’m always pleased/impressed with the quality of thinking people bring to the these calls.  

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Top Operational “Risks” for 2017?  –  Part 1

During the March meeting of the Operational Risk Workgroup, the members took on a project to recast a list of top operational risks using the FAIR risk model.  Every year, you’ll find numerous lists of supposed “top risks” from analysts, surveys, professional organizations, etc. with something in common: They don’t actually provide true risks. 

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Breaking Risk Paradigms with FAIR

Every year the masses of information security professionals gather at the Moscone Center in San Francisco for the RSA Conference looking for opportunities to learn from peers and discuss their latest challenges, and this year was no different.  I had the privilege to share my own perspective as a speaker in the GRC track. 

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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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