FAIR Institute Blog

Cody Whelan

Cody Whelan

Recent Posts

3 Ways to Get a Risk Analysis Project Off to a Bad Start

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 6, 2017 7:15:00 AM / by Cody Whelan posted in FAIR, Risk Management

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

The first big step in a risk analysis is scoping.  Each part of the analysis process builds on the other so if you get scoping wrong, the rest of your analysis is on shaky ground at best.  Remember,  scoping is where you clearly:

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Where to Find Risk Scenarios to Analyze

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 11, 2017 11:45:59 AM / by Cody Whelan posted in Risk Management

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

This may not come as a shock, but a big part of what a risk analyst does is analyzing the issues that an organization is concerned with occurring. 

The analysis part of the job spans an entire process, but a critical part involves first finding those things that are worth conducting a risk analysis over. 

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Pro Tip for FAIR Risk Scenario Analysis: Map It

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 10, 2017 10:41:26 AM / by Cody Whelan posted in FAIR, Case Studies

[fa icon="comment"] 2 Comments

I just wrapped an engagement helping a really great customer identify their top ten risks. Talk about commitment: They organized a book club where members of Information Security,  Privacy and Audit were actively studying the FAIR book, Measuring and Managing Information Risk.

At the last club meeting, somebody said “I love the FAIR model and risk quantification. But how do I apply this to the risks that face me and my department?”

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Life's Uncertainties And The Risk Analysts

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 23, 2016 12:30:00 PM / by Cody Whelan posted in FAIR, Risk Management

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

A part of being a FAIR analyst involves frequently coming across other “risk analysts” and cynics at conferences, forums or in casual conversation that believe risk quantification is simply not possible.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

The Dangers of Being a Cubicle Risk Analyst

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 13, 2016 7:30:00 AM / by Cody Whelan posted in FAIR, Risk Management

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Risk analysts come from a variety of industries, backgrounds, and vary in levels of experience and skill sets.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
LEARN MORE

Subscribe to Email Updates

417NjDVYgtL._SX404_BO1204203200_.jpg
Learn How FAIR Can Help You
Make Better Business Decisions

Recent Posts