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.
Mar 7, 2019 12:44:27 PM
A busy week at the RSA Conference for the FAIR Institute. Tuesday at the SC Awards ceremony, the FAIR Institute received the extraordinary honor of being named one of the Most Important Industry Organizations of the Last 30 Years.
Mar 7, 2019 9:00:00 AM
SC Media honored the FAIR Institute as one of the three "Most Important Industry Organizations of the Last 30 Years" at the 2019 SC Awards ceremony last night in San Francisco during the RSA Conference.
Mar 5, 2019 9:38:58 AM
Second in a series of interviews of attendees at last year’s FAIR Conference, we asked three FAIR Institute members for quick notes on their experiences getting started and proving the value in cyber risk quantification.
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 >>