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Case Study: NIST Digital Identity Guidelines and FAIR “Made for Each Other”

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 29, 2017 5:15:42 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, Case Studies

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The new NIST 800-63-3 Digital Identity Guidelines and FAIR were “made for each other”, writes Chip Block, VP at Evolver, Inc., (the operator of large-scale security operations centers for government and business) in an article just published on The Security Ledger website  -- the guidelines establish levels of security based on risk, and FAIR sets monetary values for the risk, enabling organizations to prioritize spending.

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Coming Soon: Try FAIR Risk Quantification on Our Free Tool

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 29, 2017 8:00:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, Risk Management, Fair Conference 2017

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UPDATE: The FAIR-U training app is now available. Get access to the web app now 


At the FAIR Conference in mid-October, the FAIR Institute will introduce FAIR-U, our first officially sanctioned training application for running FAIR risk analysis, guaranteed to correctly leverage the FAIR model.

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'Vulnerability' in Risk Analysis, Explained in 2 Minutes [Video]

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 27, 2017 3:36:37 PM / by Tim Wynkoop posted in FAIR

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Precise definitions of the factors that go into an accurate risk analysis – that may be the bottom line advantage of the FAIR approach.  For a great example, take Vulnerability, loosely defined as "weakness" most often, but FAIR gives it a focussed and more useful meaning: “the probability that a threat event will become a loss event.”  

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Q&A: Jack Jones Talks with the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP)

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 20, 2017 6:07:48 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Risk Management

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FAIR Institute Chairman Jack Jones was interviewed by Jeffrey Kutler of the Global Association of Risk Professionals for an article published on the GARP website, “Signs of Acceptance and Maturity for the FAIR Model”.

The article is vintage Jack. A sample:

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Last Chance for the Best Deal at FAIRCON17!

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 20, 2017 10:50:36 AM / by Luke Bader posted in Events, Fair Institute, Fair Conference 2017

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The 2017 FAIR Conference is less than a month away and there are only 10 days left to secure your spot at discount pricing, ending September 30.

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Announcing the FAIR University Program - Building the Next Generation of Risk Management Leaders

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 18, 2017 10:53:42 AM / by Luke Bader posted in FAIR, Risk Management, Fair Institute

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 Since our founding, The FAIR Institute has received an increasing number of requests to create an information risk management course based on FAIR. We are responding to those personal requests, and to a market demand, to help create risk analysts who are well trained and well versed in quantitative risk analysis. 

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4 Tips for Running Risk Analysis Meetings

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 15, 2017 7:00:00 AM / by Rebecca Merritt posted in Risk Management

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As a risk consultant, I run a lot of meetings for project scoping or data gathering that bring together people from around a company, usually with different perspectives and agendas. Often these meetings require that everyone come together and agree on a direction for a risk analysis project.

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Is Cyber Risk Measurement Just "Guessing"?

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 12, 2017 12:36:29 PM / by Jack Jones posted in FAIR, Risk Management

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I regularly read blog posts or encounter people in our profession who dismiss quantitative cyber risk measurement as “guessing”, or “nothing more than feelings” (cue the Morris Albert song).  Since this is such a common concern, I thought it would be worthwhile to examine this issue of what's subjective, what's objective and what falls between. 

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10 Interesting People You’ll Meet at the 2017 FAIR Conference

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 11, 2017 12:46:51 PM / by Luke Bader posted in FAIR, Fair Conference 2017

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Do you want to hear from and network with the best in the risk management industry? The 2017 FAIR Conference is going to be a powerful event that brings together the world’s top FAIR practitioners.  Here are just some of the great speakers that you will meet and hear from at the conference.

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Benchmark Your Risk Management Team - Take Our Survey

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 7, 2017 3:24:00 PM / by Luke Bader posted in FAIR, Risk Management, Fair Conference 2017

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UPDATE: The survey is now closed. We will be releasing the results at the 2017 FAIR Conference in October. See the FAIRCON17 agenda to learn more.

 

With over 100 responses already, we would like to extend the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Risk Management Maturity Survey to all risk management professionals.

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