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Jeff B. Copeland

Jeff is the Content Marketing Manager for RiskLens.

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Download 'Understanding Cyber Risk Quantification: The Buyer’s Guide' by Jack Jones

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 17, 2019 3:00:00 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, White Paper

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From Jack Jones, Chairman of the FAIR Institute and creator of the FAIR model for cyber risk quantification (CRQ) — the definitive guide to understanding CRQ: What it is (and isn't), its value proposition and limitations, and facts regarding the misperceptions that are commonplace. 

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Meet a Member Podcast: Christopher Porter, CISO at Fannie Mae and FAIR Institute Board Member

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 13, 2019 8:38:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Meet a Member

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Chris Porter first learned about FAIR years ago working in cybersecurity at Verizon, where he led the respected DBIR report, developed the Vocabulary for Event Recording and Incident Sharing (VERIS) system for classifying security events, and later built the company’s threat intel team. 

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Meet a Member: Tim Titcomb, VP, Technology Risk, at Fidelity Investments

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 7, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland

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When Tim Titcomb was first introduced to FAIR by co-workers at Fidelity, "we walked out of the room and sort of shrugged and we did not have the red pill/blue pill moment. But I'd been looking for an opportunity to re-engergize the risk team I had just taken over, give us some direction and really start to do more proactive risk assessment...

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Video: Jack Jones Tells Enterprise Security Weekly Infosec Makes Risk Management Harder than It Has to Be

[fa icon="calendar'] May 31, 2019 9:12:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Risk Management

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FAIR Institute Chairman and FAIR model creator Jack Jones gives a concise, high level view of the limitations of conventional thinking in the cybersecurity profession, and how FAIR and a quantitative approach to cyber risk shows the way forward, in this Enterprise Security Weekly podcast hosted by Paul Asadoorian.

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How to Hire a FAIR Cyber Risk Analyst

[fa icon="calendar'] May 10, 2019 8:20:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Risk Management

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Looking for a Quantitative Cyber Risk Specialist, a Risk Quantification Analyst or even a Senior Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) Analyst?  It’s a sign of the rapid adoption of FAIR that organizations have recently been advertising for new hires with those titles

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How to Start a FAIR Program? Start Small

[fa icon="calendar'] May 8, 2019 11:37:30 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, Risk Management

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It’s an issue that comes up again and again at FAIR conferences, chapter meetings, webcasts or discussion boards: “I get the value of FAIR quantitative risk analysis – but I don’t know how or where I could start implementing it.”

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What Makes a Good KRI? Steve Reznik of ADP on Better Metrics through FAIR [VIDEO]

[fa icon="calendar'] May 3, 2019 11:48:06 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Risk Management, FAIR risk model

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You’ve tried your hand at running one-off scenarios with FAIR, say to identify your top risks – now learn an ongoing use for FAIR to monitor your key risk indicators (KRIs).

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Meet a Member Podcast: Amjed Saffarini, CEO, CyberVista, Bringing FAIR to the Boardroom

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 12, 2019 8:00:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Meet a Member

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The FAIR Institute partnered with CyberVista, the leading cybersecurity education and workforce development company, in 2018—first project, an Institute-endorsed FAIR educational program for board executives.

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Meet a Member Podcast: Jim Robert, Fidelity Investments, FAIR Institute New England Co-Chair

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 27, 2019 8:40:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, Meet a Member

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New England FAIR Chapter Co-Chair, and Vice President for Enterprise Cybersecurity at Fidelity Investments, the giant ($7.4 trillion in customer assets) mutual fund company, Jim Robert has been a FAIR practitioner for three years.

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[Video] From the FAIR Breakfast at RSAC, 3 Tips on Introducing FAIR to Your Organization

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 18, 2019 8:35:17 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, Events, Fair Institute

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The FAIR Institute hosted its annual FAIR Breakfast in San Francisco in conjunction with the RSA Conference, featuring a panel of experienced FAIR practitioners.  Scroll down the page for the videos – watch for a wealth of tips on starting and running a quantitative risk analysis program.

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