Time flies when you’re quantifying risk, Labor Day is in sight, and we’re wrapping up our summer group read of the FAIR book, Measuring and Managing Information Risk
FAIR Institute Summer Book Club Final Meeting - All 6 Chapter Guides to the FAIR Book Are Right Here
FAIR Institute Summer Book Club Part 5 – Reading the FAIR Book Together – This Week: Controls and Common Mistakes
We're on Chapter 10 (Common Mistakes) and Chapter 11 (Controls), Book Clubbers, and this week we will dive into some tricks of the FAIR™ trade
FAIR Institute Summer Book Club Part 4 – Reading the FAIR Book Together – This Week: A Walk through a Sample Risk Analysis
All summer, we are reading together Measuring and Managing Information Risk, the classic book on quantitative risk analysis with the FAIR™ model. This week, we cover Chapter 8 (Risk Analysis Examples) and Chapter 9 (Thinking about Risk Scenarios Using FAIR).
FAIR Institute Summer Book Club Part 3 – Reading the FAIR Book Together - This Week: Analysis Process and Results
This week, it’s Chapter 6 (Analysis Process) and 7 (Understanding Results) in Measuring and Managing Information Risk, the FAIR book, and now we’re getting hands-on with a working knowledge of quantitative cyber risk analysis.
FAIR Institute Summer Book Club Part 2 – Reading the FAIR Book Together
All summer, we are reading and discussing the FAIR™ book, Measuring and Managing Information Risk by Jack Freund and Jack Jones, the authoritative text on quantitative cyber risk analysis and risk management, with a new discussion guide every two weeks to help FAIR summer book clubs spark conversation.
Introducing the FAIR Institute Summer Book Club – Let’s Read & Discuss the FAIR Book Together
Get your highlighters ready – find a stack of Post-it notes – the FAIR Institute is putting on a summer book club to read and discuss the FAIR™ book, Measuring and Managing Information Risk
With the ongoing big move to cloud storage to support working from home, it seems inevitable that we’re going to see more data breaches on Amazon S3 “buckets”, an evergreen cybersecurity problem. It happened again a week ago
In basic terms, a company’s “risk appetite” is the level of risk the organization sees as acceptable. Not surprisingly, some use the phrase “risk tolerance” interchangeably with “risk appetite” (there is an important difference: "tolerance" is how far off "appetite" the organization will go).
I’ve heard it many times – “Why can’t we just do this analysis over the whole IT environment? Why do we need to pick a specific asset or population or assets?”
As a former auditor, I understand the value a control has for an organization, a process or an application. But, I’ll be honest I used to think a control was one dimensional. It didn’t really matter what the control protected, if the control wasn’t functioning properly or configured exactly to a ‘T’, it was failing.