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.
Apr 12, 2019 8:00:00 AM
The FAIR Institute partnered with CyberVista, the leading cybersecurity education and workforce development company, in 2018—first project, an Institute-endorsed FAIR educational program for board executives.
Apr 9, 2019 8:45:00 AM
The FAIR Institute is hosting an exclusive Board of Directors Dinner in Washington DC on Sept. 23rd, 2019, as many board members descend into town for the NACD Global Board Leaders' summit.
Apr 3, 2019 3:23:24 PM
On June 18, join a distinguished group of cyber risk executives and fellow FAIR Institute members, many in town for the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2019, as they discuss "Tips and Best Practices on How to Build a Quantitative Risk Management Program With FAIR."
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 >>