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.
Sep 17, 2021 10:33:11 AM
Krebs On Security, the website of security researcher Brian Krebs…banks and post offices in New Zealand…Internet infrastructure provider Cloudflare…Russian Internet search company Yandex – all slammed in recent weeks
Sep 15, 2021 12:31:32 PM
Here it is - the agenda for the 2021 FAIR Conference (FAIRCON21), to be held virtually on October 19 and 20. This year’s theme is “Managing Risk and Building Resilience,” and we designed every session to give you actionable insights
Sep 14, 2021 9:41:49 AM
Phillip Mahan, Director, IT Privacy, Risk and Compliance at Serta Simmons Bedding likes to explain risk with an analogy to flipping a coin. You may think the heads vs. tails odds are 50-50, but they could be 33% if the coin lands on its side. In fact, they could be 25% if a bird flies by and grabs the coin in the air.
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 >>
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 >>
Feb 6, 2019 2:00:00 PM
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...Read More >>