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Jeff B. Copeland

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You Attended the FAIR™ Seminar at RSA Conference 2020 – Here Are Next Steps to Start Your FAIR Program

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 4, 2020 4:50:24 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, Events

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If you were among the 700 RSA Conference attendees who sat in on one of the two half-day seminars introducing FAIR™, led by Jack Jones and Jack Freund (photo), co-authors of the FAIR book, you got a good look at the power of the FAIR model

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Meet the Members Podcast: Paris Chapter Leaders Tom Callaghan and Christophe Foret, Co-Founders of C-Risk

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 4, 2020 9:08:18 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Fair Institute, Meet a Member

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Tom Callaghan and Christophe Foret pioneered FAIR™ in Europe, both as founders of the Paris Chapter of the Institute and of consulting firm C-Risk, the European leader in cyber risk quantification services. 

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Meet a Member Podcast: Alex Rogozhin, Building a FAIR™ Program Bottom Up at Truist

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 21, 2020 12:58:34 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Meet a Member

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Risk quantification pioneers come to FAIR™ from all different directions but Alex Rogozhin, Sr. Manager, Cybersecurity Intelligence Team, at banking company Truist had one of the more unusual journeys.

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'Why Is the Healthcare Industry Still So Bad at Cybersecurity?' Let's Start with Risk

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 12, 2020 1:40:11 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Risk Management

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A new article from Ars Technica asks the question “why is the healthcare industry still so bad at cybersecurity?” and answers with an inventory of institutional and regulatory shortsightedness, resistance to change, lack of budget and simple confusion that calls out for the kind of re-set button that other industries are hitting with a risk-based approach to cybersecurity like FAIR™.  

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Webinar on Demand: How Fannie Mae Integrates FAIR™ Cyber Risk Analysis and Threat Intel

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 11, 2020 2:42:47 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Risk Management

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In this webinar, Cyber Intelligence Analyst Samantha Chamberlin, tells how Fannie Mae uses FAIR™ to solve the common problems of both threat intelligence and risk analysis teams, particularly the challenges of gathering information from technical SMEs

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Meet a Member Podcast: Chris Golden, Director of Information Security at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 5, 2020 3:45:44 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, Risk Management, Meet a Member

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Many FAIR program leaders start at a ground level and work their way up to a board presentation.  Chris Golden started at the top, as he tells FAIR Institute Director Luke Bader in this podcast interview, demonstrating FAIR to the board for the green light on a risk quantification initiative.  

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NY Fed’s Dire Warning on Cyber Shock to the Banking System – Jack Jones’ FAIR™ Response

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 28, 2020 12:29:51 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, Jack Jones

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Researchers at the Federal Reserve of New York recently issued a study saying that intrabank “wholesale” payments are so concentrated in the top five banks that if any one of them were disrupted by a cyber attack, the result could be a liquidity crisis in the banking system – a kind of cyber run on the banks. 

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COSO ERM’s Cyber Risk Guidance Recommends FAIR™ – Interview with ERM Authority James Lam

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 16, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR

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In another milestone for acceptance of FAIR™ and cyber risk quantification, COSO has issued its first guidance document on applying the COSO Enterprise Risk Management Framework to cyber risk management – and included a reference to the FAIR model

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Jack Jones’ 2019 Insights on Building a Cyber Risk Management Program – and Outrunning the Bear

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 9, 2020 7:30:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Risk Management, Jack Jones

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“Thought leadership” is a term that gets used loosely but Jack Jones, creator of Factor Analysis of Information Risk (the FAIR™ model) and Chairman of the FAIR Institute has been out in front of the profession for years patiently pointing out the limitations of conventional, qualitative risk analysis

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Jack Freund’s Radical Proposal: Admit You Probably Will Get Breached

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 7, 2020 7:30:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland

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In a new article for Threatpost, Jack Freund, PhD, co-author of the FAIR™ book Measuring and Managing Information Risk, makes the radical proposal that organizations issue a “cyber risk prospectus” much like an investment prospectus that warns “past performance is not an indicator of future results.  

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