The FAIRTM (Factor Analysis of Information Risk) cyber risk framework has emerged as the premier Value at Risk (VaR) framework for cybersecurity and operational risk. The FAIRTM 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 FAIRTM Institute and its community focus on innovation, education and sharing of best practices to advance the FAIRTM cyber risk framework and the information risk management profession.
Mar 25, 2020 6:29:40 PM
“Coronavirus is the black swan of 2020,” says a recent statement by Sequoia, the prominent venture capital firm, repeating a buzzy term that’s being widely circulated to describe the current pandemic crisis
Mar 25, 2020 9:39:40 AM
While the beachhead for FAIR™ adoption in most organizations is on the cyber side, Michael Kenney, Vice President of Operational Risk for the Multifamily business line at Freddie Mac, the big secondary mortgage buyer, is introducing FAIR and quantification starting from the operational risk side – or, as he says with a “wider footprint.”
Mar 19, 2020 8:30:00 AM
One of the questions I like to ask CISO’s is, “What is the most cost-effective control in your arsenal?” The responses are varied and interesting, but their answers are pretty consistently based on bias
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 >>
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 >>
Nov 19, 2019 2:36:00 PM
It's official: NIST has formally published FAIR as an Informative Reference to the NIST CSF, the most widely used cybersecurity framework in the U.S, a major milestone in the history of FAIR. This...Read More >>