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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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The FAIR Awards honor risk management leaders for their initiative, ingenuity and contributions to Information and Operational Risk Management. The awards recognize the deep impact that these professionals have on their organizations by enabling operational excellence and effective decision-making, and in balancing the need to protect their organizations while running the business.

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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:

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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.

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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.  

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