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What is the FAIR Institute?

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.

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FAIR Analysis Fundamentals Training Course before the 2019 RSA Conference

The Native Sons Building - Harry M. Smith Conference Room at Union Square

March 3 & 4, 2019

 Register today for the FAIR Analysis Fundamentals Training Course. 
Before the RSA Conference, in San Francisco, on Sunday, March 3 and Monday, March 4.
The FAIR Analysis Fundamentals Course is the top training course in the world
for learning how to both define and measure risk quantitatively.

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In a cover story for the National Association of Corporate Directors Directorship Magazine, James Lam – independent director on the RiskLens board, leader of the risk committee for the E*TRADE board, and FAIRCON18 keynoter– writes that board directors generally believe that business-disrupting (and even business-killing) risks are much more important now than five years ago

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This year’s RSA Conference, Monday-Friday, March 4-8, in San Francisco is a great opportunity to hear some of the world’s best thinkers and doers in and around the FAIR movement and advanced techniques in risk management in general.  

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