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.
Jul 18, 2019 4:38:00 PM
As a FAIR consultant, I have seen many organizations go through the transformation from qualitative to quantitative risk management. Often what I have found is that the transition from a world of no numbers (or very few numbers) to the quantitative risk world of numbers galore can be a little daunting.
Jul 18, 2019 7:30:00 AM
Simone Petrella, the newest member of the FAIR Institute Advisory Board, comes from a key partner of the Institute, CyberVista, the leading cybersecurity education and workforce development company, particularly known for its board of directors education work.
Jul 11, 2019 2:25:22 PM
Join some of the world's leading CISOs for an engaging cyber risk discussion at Black Hat in Las Vegas, August 7, focused on enabling cybersecurity professionals to measure the effectiveness of their security initiatives and prioritize them based on business impact.
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 >>