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The Standard Quantitative Model for Information Security and Operational Risk

Join leading information risk, cybersecurity and business executives to collaborate on the development and the sharing of industry-leading best practices for quantifying and managing information risk.

What is the FAIR Institute?

FAIRTM (Factor Analysis of Information Risk)  has emerged as the premier Value at Risk (VaR) model for cybersecurity and operational risk. The FAIRTM Institute is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to advancing the discipline of measuring and managing cyber and operational 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 FAIRTM Institute and its community focus on innovation, education and sharing of best practices to advance the FAIRTM model and the cyber and operational risk management professions.

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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...

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