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Jim Hietala

Jim Hietala
Jim Hietala, Open FAIR, CISSP, GSEC, is Vice President, Business Development and Security for The Open Group, where he manages the business team, as well as Security and Risk Management programs and standards activities, He has participated in the development of several industry standards including O-ISM3, O-ESA, O-RT (Risk Taxonomy Standard), O-RA (Risk Analysis Standard), and O-ACEML. He also led the development of compliance and audit guidance for the Cloud Security Alliance v2 publication. Jim is a frequent speaker at industry conferences. He has participated in the SANS Analyst/Expert program, having written several research white papers and participated in several webcasts for SANS. He has also published numerous articles on information security, risk management, and compliance topics in publications including CSO, The ISSA Journal, Bank Accounting & Finance, Risk Factor, SC Magazine, and others. An IT security industry veteran, he has held leadership roles at several IT security vendors. Jim holds a B.S. in Marketing from Southern Illinois University.

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New Studies on FAIR for Threat Intelligence, Patient Information from The Open Group

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 12, 2017 8:00:00 AM / by Jim Hietala posted in FAIR

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The Open Group’s Security Forum recently published two white papers of interest to FAIR practitioners, on applying FAIR to threat intelligence and to patient information risk.

The first is a white paper describing how to relate and use Open FAIR and the Risk Taxonomy Standard with STIX, a popular threat intelligence expression language. 

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What is Open FAIR™ and Who is The Open Group?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 20, 2017 8:00:00 AM / by Jim Hietala posted in FAIR, Risk Management

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Risk Practitioners should be informed about the Open FAIR body of knowledge, and the role that The Open Group has played in creating a set of open and vendor-neutral standards and best practices in the area of Risk Analysis.

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