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. Early Bird pricing ends on April 15th.

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 an 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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