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Jeff B. Copeland

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Guide to the 2021 FAIR Conference: Tracks on Building Resilience, Board Communication, Data for Analysis, and Much More

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 21, 2021 1:19:30 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR Conference 2021

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The 2021 FAIR Conference (FAIRCON21), October 19-20, the premiere, global, quantitative risk management conference, packs a lot into two days, with tracks for FAIR beginners and advanced practitioners

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Beginner Webinar: How to Start a FAIR Quantitative Risk Analysis Program – Finding Data and Use Cases

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 20, 2021 1:31:37 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Guides & Tips

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Tony Martin-Vegue, San Francisco Chapter Co-Chair, member of the quant risk team at Netflix, and one of the best FAIR™ educators we know, leads a webinar designed to answer the two most common questions from beginners at Factor Analysis of Information Risk: 

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After the Meris IT Botnet Attacks, Assess Your Risk from DDoS with FAIR Analysis

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 17, 2021 10:33:11 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Guides & Tips

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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

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White Paper: Data Governance Practices for Cyber Risk Management

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 8, 2021 3:13:33 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Member Content

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In an extensive white paper, Evan Wheeler, FAIR Institute Advisory Board Member and VP of Risk Management at Fintech firm NVDR, makes a strong case for the importance of data quality, integrity, and usability as core tenets of the data governance process

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Summer 2021 FAIR Book Club Ends with Advice on Risk Management and Metrics

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 30, 2021 4:22:06 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Summer Book Club 2021

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Our summer of discussing the FAIR book, Measuring and Managing Risk, wraps up with a discussion guide for Chapter 12 (Risk Management), Chapter 13 (Information Security Metrics) and Chapter 14 (Implementing Risk Management). Download the guide now.

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FAIR Institute Summer Book Club 2021 Part 5 - Techniques for Perfecting Risk Analysis

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 24, 2021 3:15:33 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland

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Know how to carefully QA a FAIR quantitative risk analysis, double-checking your inputs for magnitude and frequency?  Know how to draw an estimate out of a reluctant SME?

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Summer Book Club 2021 Part 4 – This Week, Key Skills: Scoping, Data Gathering, Reviewing Analysis

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 17, 2021 3:40:02 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Summer Book Club 2021

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This week in our reading of Measuring and Managing Information Risk, the book about Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR™), we cover Chapter 8 (Risk Analysis Examples) and Chapter 9 (Thinking about Risk Scenarios Using FAIR)

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IBM’s 'Cost of a Data Breach Report 2021' Recommends FAIR Risk Quantification

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 12, 2021 7:57:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland

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The respected annual Cost of a Data Breach Report from IBM recommends Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR™) as one of the steps to “help minimize financial impacts of a data breach” and presents a case study of IBM’s own use of FAIR to quantify risk at a a financial institution.

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Who Uses FAIR? Six Organizations Leading the Way on Cyber Risk Quantification

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 4, 2021 12:00:00 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Risk Management

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We have a deep bench of organizations practicing Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR™) represented by the 11,000+ members of the FAIR Institute. Here’s a small sample of public and private enterprises that have shared details on their FAIR programs with our membership. 

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Summer Book Club Part 3 – Reading the FAIR Book on Analysis Process -- Plus: Answer Quiz, Win FAIR Swag!

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 3, 2021 11:00:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Summer Book Club 2021

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This week, it’s Chapter 6 (Analysis Process) and 7 (Understanding Results) in Measuring and Managing Information Risk, the FAIR book, and we’re getting hands-on with a working knowledge of quantitative cyber risk analysis. But first...

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