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The Standard Quantitative Model for Information Security and Operational Risk

Join leading information risk, cybersecurity and business executives to collaborate on the development and the sharing of industry-leading best practices for quantifying and managing information risk.

What is the FAIR Institute?

FAIRTM (Factor Analysis of Information Risk)  has emerged as the premier Value at Risk (VaR) model for cybersecurity and operational risk. The FAIRTM Institute is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to advancing the discipline of measuring and managing cyber and operational 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 model and the cyber and operational risk management professions.

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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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RECENT BLOGS

5 Tips and Insights from FAIR Institute Members in 2022

The FAIR Institute community is a generous group when it comes to sharing techniques for success at risk analysis and risk management program building with FAIR cyber risk quantification – in the FAIR conferences, on the Institute blog, at local chapter meetings and in the new Slack channel for members.

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Invitation to Inaugural FAIR Institute Middle East and Africa Summit in Jordan

Join us on Monday, March 20, 2023, at the first-ever FAIR Institute Middle East and Africa Summit in Jordan, to learn and discuss how organizations throughout the Middle East and Africa can leverage the FAIR™ model to build modern and highly effective cyber and operational risk management programs.

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Invitation to Inaugural FAIR Institute Europe Summit in London

Join us on Thursday, March 16, 2023, at the first-ever FAIR Institute Europe Summit in London, UK, to learn and discuss how organizations in Europe are leveraging FAIR™ to build or improve their risk management programs.

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Inherent Risk vs. Residual Risk Explained in 90 Seconds

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...

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Security Exception vs. Risk Acceptance: What's the Difference?

FAIR model creator Jack Jones recently answered a FAIR Institute member's question about terminology that's one of those easily confused yet critical distinctions in cyber risk management: What's the...

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'Risk Appetite' vs. 'Risk Tolerance'. What’s the Difference?

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...

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