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Meet a FAIRCON21 Speaker: Seth Mowbray, Senior Analyst, GEHA, on FAIR for Operational Risk

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 5, 2021 7:45:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR Conference 2021

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While FAIR is primarily known for cyber and technology risk analytics, its principles and quantification methods apply equally to operational, strategic and other forms of risk in the enterprise.

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Meet a FAIRCON21 Speaker: Josh Malnourie, Blue Cross Blue Shield North Dakota, on FAIR for Third Party Risk Assessment

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 29, 2021 8:33:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR Conference 2021

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As the SolarWinds incident earlier this year reminded us, we’re only as secure as our vendors. But finding a window into third-party risk is notoriously difficult. Josh Malnourie, Information Security Advisor at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND), has been working the problem with FAIR™

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FAIR Conference, Oct. 20: Jack Jones to Introduce FAIR-CAM™ to Quantify Effectiveness of Cybersecurity Controls

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 27, 2021 1:34:25 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR Conference 2021, FAIR-CAM

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What’s the most valuable control for risk reduction in your cybersecurity stack? The least valuable? Your team probably has opinions, but no hard, quantitative data

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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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2021 FAIR Conference Agenda: IBM, Netflix, DHS, HPE on Staying Resilient in Tough Times – Plus, Jack Jones Releases FAIR Controls Analytics

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 15, 2021 12:31:32 PM / by Luke Bader posted in FAIR Conference 2021

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Here it is -  the agenda for the 2021 FAIR Conference (FAIRCON21), to be held virtually on October 19 and 20. This year’s theme is “Managing Risk and Building Resilience,” and we designed every session to give you actionable insights

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Meet a Member: Phillip Mahan of Serta Simmons on Talking Risk to the Business in the Language of the Business

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 14, 2021 9:41:49 AM / by Luke Bader posted in Meet a Member

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Phillip Mahan, Director, IT Privacy, Risk and Compliance at Serta Simmons Bedding likes to explain risk with an analogy to flipping a coin. You may think the heads vs. tails odds are 50-50, but they could be 33% if the coin lands on its side. In fact, they could be 25% if a bird flies by and grabs the coin in the air.

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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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FAIRCON21 Becomes a Fully Virtual Conference

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 2, 2021 8:58:21 AM / by Luke Bader posted in FAIR Conference 2021

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The 2021 FAIR Conference will shift from a hybrid conference to a fully virtual event on the same schedule, October 19 and 20. Although the FAIR Institute team was excited to offer an in-person conference this year, our decision was to put the health and safety of our members and attendees first.

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Meet a Member: Michael Rich of MPI on Growing His Own Quantitative Risk Management Program

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 1, 2021 1:45:36 PM / by Luke Bader posted in Meet a Member

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Talk about convergent evolution - Michael Rich, Director of IT Security, Infrastructure, and Operations at Motion Picture Industry Pension & Health Plans (MPI) in Studio City, CA, created his own quantitative risk analysis system that’s close to FAIR™

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