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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Feb 21, 2019 11:45:00 AM
"Cooking is like painting or writing a song. Just as there are only so many notes or colors, there are only so many flavors - it's how you combine them that sets you apart." - Wolfgang Puck
I like this quote as I think it actually can draw comparisons to talented risk analysts.
Feb 21, 2019 8:00:00 AM
Yesterday, while speaking to a university cybersecurity class, I was accused of being pedantic when I pointed out a problem with the phrase “The risk of that impact…”
Feb 14, 2019 2:46:23 PM
While I could easily write a novella focused solely on the many benefits of FAIR over other risk analysis methods, there is an important caveat to keep in mind when conducting FAIR analyses: The analysis is only as reliable as the analyst who conducted it.
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 >>