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What is the FAIR Institute?

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.

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[Video] FAIRCON18 Panel: Optimizing Cyber Insurance Coverage with FAIR

With so much confusion in the marketplace about how much and what kind of cyber insurance to buy, experts from Marsh, AON, and more leading companies in the insurance space came together to form the FAIR Institute’s Cyber Insurance Workgroup to think through how the discipline of quantitative risk analytics could help clear the fog.

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[Video] FAIRCON18 Panel: How to Get Buy-In for a Quantitative Risk Program

You’re sold on FAIR and quantitative risk analytics but until you bring your organization around, you’re just an army of one. In this panel discussion at the 2018 FAIR Conference, four successful FAIR intrapreneurs give some tips on how they built support, starting at the team level, and working their way up to the board of directors.

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RSVP Today for the 2018 Risk Management Maturity Benchmark Survey Results Webinar

Join Jack Jones, Chairman of the FAIR Institute, and our expert panel for this engaging webinar on Friday, December 14, at 2 PM EST. Together, they will explore key findings from the 2018 Risk Management Maturity Benchmark Study

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Inherent Risk vs. Residual Risk Explained in 90 Seconds

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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Risk Analysis vs. Risk Assessment: What's the Difference?

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 Approach

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'Risk Appetite' vs. 'Risk Tolerance'. What’s the Difference?

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...

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