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.
Jun 26, 2019 10:19:40 AM
Hosted by the FAIR Institute, the 2019 FAIR Conference brings leaders in information security, risk management, government, and academia together to explore best practices for FAIR adoption that produce greater value and alignment with business goals.
Jun 25, 2019 11:29:11 AM
Everyone’s journey into learning about and applying FAIR is different. Some fall head first into a “Love Of-FAIR” and for others, the process takes time and effort to gain the knowledge and buy-in.
Luckily, the FAIR Institute has the resources, events, and community in place to help get you and your team up to speed and FAIR-ready in no time!
Jun 25, 2019 8:45:00 AM
At the FAIR Institute Breakfast meeting that ran parallel to the recent Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit, Matthew R. Martin, Senior Vice President Information Security and Technology, LPL Financial, gave a candid assessment of the challenges and opportunities in introducing FAIR to his organization.
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 >>