Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) has emerged as the standard Value at Risk (VaR) framework for cybersecurity and operational risk.
The FAIR Institute is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to advancing the discipline of measuring and managing information risk.
It provides information risk, cybersecurity and business executives with the standards and best practices to help organizations measure, manage and report on information risk from the business perspective. The FAIR Institute and its community focus on innovation, education and sharing of best practices to advance FAIR and the information risk management profession.
Jan 15, 2019 11:50:47 AM
I have had the privilege or the curse of working with metrics--depending on which side of the fence you are on--through the course of my career. I have tended to lean towards the latter.
Jan 14, 2019 10:15:21 AM
When I saw Jack Jones present on FAIR at an IANS Research Forum several years ago, it was like a light bulb went off in my head. I immediately ordered the FAIR book and began a cover-to-cover reading, twice. I had been unsatisfied with existing methods to assess privacy risks and I was excited to apply my new-found knowledge of FAIR to privacy.
Jan 9, 2019 12:00:00 PM
As we start 2019, the Institute community is very excited about the first of our lineup of events throughout the year. Sign up for the events below today to reserve your spot. We look forward to seeing you in 2019!
Sep 7, 2017 3:18:43 PM
I recently had a conversation with clients around a risk analysis they conducted and noticed as they walked me through it that they seemed to get hung up on the terms “inherent risk” and “residual...Read More >>
Aug 22, 2017 8:00:00 AM
Yes, this is Cyber Risk 101, but risk analysis vs risk assessment is common confusion, so let Jack Jones explain it in an excerpt from his book Measuring and Managing Information Risk: A FAIR ApproachRead More >>
May 1, 2017 8:51:54 AM
The terms “risk appetite” and its close cousin “risk tolerance” are often poorly understood, very rarely used to good effect, and commonly used interchangeably.
Similar to the word “risk,” you will...Read More >>