Gaylord Convention Center at National Harbor, MD | Tuesday & Wednesday, September 24 & 25

2019 FAIR Conference

Join us at the DC Waterfront for the 2019 FAIR Conference that brings together leaders and game-changers in information and operational risk management to discuss and learn how to build quantitative risk management programs with FAIR. Discount Pricing ends on June 30th.

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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Members Worldwide
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The FAIR Institute is extremely proud to be named one of the
'Three Most Important Industry Organizations of the Last 30 Years'
at the 2019 SC Awards.

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In recent webinar co-hosted by the FAIR Institute and the Legal Services Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (LS-ISAO), Brooke Oppenheimer and Trish Carreiro, attorneys with Axinn, Veltrop, & Harkrider LLP, made the case that any organization looking to buy cyber insurance should first understand its cyber risk in financial terms through FAIR analysis. 

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Download 'Understanding Cyber Risk Quantification: The Buyer’s Guide' by Jack Jones

From Jack Jones, Chairman of the FAIR Institute and creator of the FAIR model for cyber risk quantification (CRQ) — the definitive guide to understanding CRQ: What it is (and isn't), its value proposition and limitations, and facts regarding the misperceptions that are commonplace. 

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Meet a Member Podcast: Christopher Porter, CISO at Fannie Mae and FAIR Institute Board Member

Chris Porter first learned about FAIR years ago working in cybersecurity at Verizon, where he led the respected DBIR report, developed the Vocabulary for Event Recording and Incident Sharing (VERIS) system for classifying security events, and later built the company’s threat intel team. 

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