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Save The Date For The 2016 FAIR Conference

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 8, 2016 12:00:00 PM / by Nicola (Nick) Sanna posted in FAIR, Events

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We are happy to announce that the first ever FAIR Conference will take place in Charlotte, NC, at the Wake Forest University Charlotte Center on October 14, 2016. 'Queen City', here we come! 

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FAIR Author, Jack Jones, To Keynote ISSA's Cornerstones of Trust Conference

[fa icon="calendar'] May 23, 2016 12:42:49 PM / by James Finn posted in FAIR, Events

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Jack Jones, the author of the Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) standard and of the award-winning book 'Measuring and Managing Information Risk', will be delivering the afternoon keynote to information security systems professionals at the Cornerstones of Trust Conference on Tuesday June 14th, 2016.

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Survey Suggests Confusion Reigns About What Risk Is

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 13, 2016 11:30:00 AM / by Jack Jones posted in Risk Management, Events

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Last week, I had the privilege of leading a full-day risk summit on information security (cyber) risk in Orlando at the 2016 Infosec World conference.

Over 50 professionals attended the summit, representing a wide variety of industries and roles.

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FAIR Book Inducted into the 2016 Cybersecurity Canon

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 5, 2016 7:00:00 AM / by James Finn posted in FAIR, Events

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Learn from Jack Jones at the RSA Conference

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 3, 2016 11:26:14 AM / by Jon Matthews posted in Risk Management, Events

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Don't miss the exciting opportunity to learn how to improve your information risk management program directly from the author of FAIR,  Jack Jones.  

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Free Open FAIR Seminar - Learn about Quantitative Risk Analysis

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 26, 2016 7:05:33 PM / by Jon Matthews posted in FAIR, Events

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Reserve your spot at a free half-day seminar on Open FAIR, a Open Group standard for quantifying information and operational risk. 

Jumpstart your knowledge and leave with valuable and actionable insights that can help you analyze risk better. 

When: Thursday,  Jan 28 2015, from 9 am to 1 pm 

Where: The Open Group Offices, 44 Montgomery Street, Suite 960, San Francisco, CA 94104

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How Was FAIR Started?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 19, 2016 11:50:23 AM / by Jon Matthews posted in FAIR, Events

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The standard risk model known as Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) was authored by Jack Jones while he was a new CISO at Nationwide Insurance in 2001. Part of his job was to put together an information security strategy, present it to senior executives and ask for money. During this process, one of the executives asked, “How much risk do we have?” The only answer Jack had was a shrug of his shoulders and a single word, “Lots”. The executive then asked the question, “If we spend these millions of dollars, how much less risk will we have?” Jack shrugged again and replied, “Less”. The executive knew he wasn't going to get a better answer, but wanted to make a point.

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The Open Group Conference – How to Quantify Information Risk Through the Open FAIR Standard

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 7, 2016 4:39:16 PM / by Jon Matthews posted in FAIR, Risk Management, Events

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Tired of the same old way of determining risk? What if there was an accurate way to quantify cyber risk? Want to learn how to be a better manager of cyber risk? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this is the place for you!

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