2021 FAIR Conference | October 19 & 20

Gaylord National Harbor and Virtual Platform

Managing Risk & Building Resilience

What is the FAIR Institute?

The FAIRTM (Factor Analysis of Information Risk) cyber risk framework has emerged as the premier Value at Risk (VaR) framework for cybersecurity and operational risk. The FAIRTM 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 FAIRTM Institute and its community focus on innovation, education and sharing of best practices to advance the FAIRTM cyber risk framework and the information risk management profession.

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Help Educate the Community: Submit Your Presentation Today to Speak at FAIRCON21!

Be a part of the 2021 FAIR Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center near Washington, DC, October 19-20. We are looking for in-person speakers who are experts in quantitative risk management, cyber risk and operational risk, and who are ready to share their knowledge with their peers

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