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Our Addiction to "Zero Cost" Risk Measurement

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Jack Jones posted in Risk Management

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One of the significant hurdles we have to overcome as a profession is our addiction to “zero cost” risk measurement.  Let me explain…

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Webinar: How MassMutual Met NY DFS Cybersecurity Regs with FAIR Risk Analysis

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR

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Take notes on this webinar by Gregory Rothauser, lead information risk manager at Mass Mutual, the Fortune 100 insurance firm, if you’re looking for a case study on how to quickly and effectively implement FAIR quantitative risk analysis, especially if you’re subject to the New York Department of Financial Services rules mandating periodic, documented risk assessments.

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OCTAVE FORTE and FAIR Connect Cyber Risk Practitioners with the Boardroom

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 15, 2018 11:58:37 AM / by Brett Tucker posted in FAIR

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Organizations with a mix of cutting-edge technologies and legacy systems need adaptable, agile frameworks that provide executives with a real-time view of cyber risks. They also need tools and processes to ensure that everyone from executives to practitioners practice sound, consistent risk management.

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FAIR Adoption Soars as 3,000 Members Milestone Is Hit

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 14, 2018 10:55:26 AM / by Nicola (Nick) Sanna posted in FAIR, Fair Institute, FAIR Conference 2018

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This is what a movement looks like. Membership in the FAIR Institute has now passed 3,000, about double the level of a year ago, as cyber risk quantification wins converts across industries

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Sharpen Your Cyber Risk Analytics Skills with These Two Techniques

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 13, 2018 8:45:00 AM / by Cody Whelan posted in FAIR

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Although I may be considered part of the “old guard” among FAIR analysts, I would by NO means call myself an expert in quantitative risk analysis using FAIR.  I’m a very firm believer in the mindset of “getting better every day.”
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Expert Tips on Adopting FAIR from Our Breakfast Meeting at Gartner

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 8, 2018 1:25:31 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, Risk Management, Events

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The FAIR Institute breakfast during the recent Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit was an opportunity for FAIR newbies to soak up advice from veteran practitioners.

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Warren Buffet's Information Security Advice

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 5, 2018 10:38:23 AM / by Osama Salah posted in FAIR

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OK, so Warren Buffet didn't really give information security advice. He gave investment advice. Risk management's objective, which I believe is the foundation of information security, is to make good investment decisions.

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4 Reasons You Must Define an Asset for FAIR Risk Analysis

[fa icon="calendar'] May 31, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Rebecca Merritt

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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?”

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Is FAIR a Value-at-Risk Model?

[fa icon="calendar'] May 30, 2018 11:08:47 AM / by Justin Theriot

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Sometimes, the most mathematically oriented risk officers we meet ask this question: Is FAIR a Value-at-Risk (VaR) model? This happens mostly with risk officers who have extensive experience in credit risk, operational risk and market risk

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Meet a Member: Omar Khawaja, Introducing FAIR to Highmark Health

[fa icon="calendar'] May 29, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, Meet a Member

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Omar Khawaja, the CISO at Highmark Health, is building one of the more ambitious programs to introduce FAIR we’ve heard of, in the complex risk environment of a company with insurance, hospital, retail eye care, and other health-related businesses.

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