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Save the Date: FAIR Institute Breakfast at RSA Conference 2018

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 25, 2018 9:56:53 AM / by Luke Bader posted in FAIR, Events, Fair Institute

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We are happy to announce that the annual FAIR Institute Breakfast Meeting during the RSA Conference 2018, will be held in downtown San Francisco from 7:30 - 10 AM on April 18, 2018.

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Pressing for FAIR: Our Comments and Recommendations on NIST CSF 1.1

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 24, 2018 5:05:20 PM / by Luke Bader posted in FAIR

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Earlier this month, The FAIR Institute partnered with The Open Group to submit comments and recommendations to the draft version 1.1 of NIST's Cybersecurity Framework (NIST CSF). The NIST CSF and its Framework Core were created in 2014 to provide guidance on how organizations can better “Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, Recover” when assessing cyber threats.

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The 3 Most Confusing Risk Analysis Terms

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 23, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Cary Wise posted in FAIR

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Careful, risk analysts – it’s easy to miss the difference between these sound-alike pairs of terms when you scope a FAIR risk analysis:

  • Probability vs. Possibility
  • Loss Event vs. Threat Event
  • Contact vs. Threat Event
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To Bring Value in a Risk Analysis, Tell a Story and Provide a Solution

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 16, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Rebecca Merritt posted in FAIR, Risk Management

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Imagine this – an issue is assigned to your risk analyst team, either by your management, someone in the business, or perhaps it's some area of weakness your own team identified. After completing the analysis, now it's time to prepare a presentation on the risk results.

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Jack Jones Looks Forward into 2018 for Cyber and Technology Risk

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 29, 2017 1:20:00 PM / by Jack Jones posted in FAIR, Jack Jones

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When I was recently asked to write a blog post making cyber and technology risk predictions for 2018, I balked.  If you’ve read (and you should read)  Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction  (Dan Gardner and Philip Tetlock), you’ll understand why. 

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Year in Review: The FAIR Institute in 2017 [Infographic]

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Luke Bader posted in FAIR, Infographic, Fair Institute

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The FAIR Institute has seen fantastic growth in 2017 and we would like to thank all of our members and partners for helping to spread the message of FAIR. 

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Jack Jones: Is There One Best Risk Metric? [Part 1]

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 21, 2017 8:45:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, Risk Management, Jack Jones

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On his recent FAIR Institute Cyber Risk Workgroup Call (membership required), FAIR model creator Jack Jones fielded this question: If you had to judge an organization in terms of how well it manages risk using just one metric, what one metric would you use?

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4 Tips to Prepare for the Open FAIR Certification Exam

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 11, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Chad Weinman posted in FAIR

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What an exciting time for FAIR! In the last few months, over 250 people have been through the online and in-person FAIR analyst training course taught by the experienced FAIR consultants of RiskLens.  Many of those participants desire to obtain the Open FAIR certification.

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Meet a FAIR Institute Member: Osama Salah, Founder of the Abu Dhabi Chapter

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 11, 2017 6:35:43 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR

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Welcome the United Arab Emirates to the FAIR Institute’s global network—the Abu Dhabi Chapter holds its first meeting this week, thanks to the work of organizer Osama Salah.

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Announcing the FAIR Institute Abu Dhabi Chapter, First in the Gulf Region

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 8, 2017 4:08:00 PM / by Luke Bader posted in FAIR, Events, Fair Institute

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The FAIR Institute is excited to announce the founding  of our newest chapter in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates! The Abu Dhabi Chapter will hold its Inaugural Meeting on Monday, December 11. 

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