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.
Oct 17, 2018 9:07:19 AM
The 2018 FAIR Conference kicked off at Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh with a session-packed day that was a crash course in strategizing and implementing a risk-based, business-aligned security strategy. Some highlights:
Oct 16, 2018 2:13:55 PM
Jack Jones, FAIR Institute Chairman and creator of the FAIR model, gave a wide-ranging keynote speech for the 2018 FAIR Conference on “The Next Frontier in Risk Management”, that was both a candid look at the challenges faced by the risk profession and a call to action to move up to true risk management maturity.
Oct 16, 2018 6:30:00 AM
If you’re looking for case-study level insights into how FAIR can revolutionize risk management in your organization – or compelling arguments to persuade your peers and management to adopt a business-aligned approach to cyber and operational risk – watch this webinar from the FAIR Institute’s technical adviser, RiskLens.
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 >>