Press Release: FAIR Institute Announces Inaugural FAIR Conference (FAIRCon), Friday Oct. 14, Uniting Leaders in Information and Operational Risk Management

Featuring candid executive and practitioner-led discussions and keynotes, FAIRCon will attract C-suite officers and practitioners responsible for information risk management decisions.


RESTON, Va.--()--The FAIR Institute, an expert, non-profit organization led by information risk officers, CISOs and business executives to develop standard information risk management practices, today announced it will hold the first-ever FAIR Conference, uniting leaders in information and operational risk management to explore best FAIR practices that produce greater value and alignment with business goals. FAIRCon will be held Friday, Oct. 14, at the Wake Forest University Charlotte Center in Charlotte, N.C.

FAIRCon is sponsored by RiskLens, Bank of America, and Evolver. To register visit:

The conference will attract senior executives and practitioners in information and operational risk who will:

  • gain strategic insight on information risk management from industry leaders;
  • learn about real-life implementations from FAIR Champions;
  • network with industry peers; and
  • learn how FAIR is breaking down entrenched communication barriers between IT and the business, and enabling cost-effective decision-making.

“FAIRCon will shine the spotlight on how large enterprises and government organizations are creating breakthroughs in the management of information and operational risk that enables business-aligned communication, cost-effective decision-making and ultimately managing what matters,” said FAIR Institute President and Secretary Nicola (Nick) Sanna.


About the FAIR Institute

The FAIR Institute is an expert, non-profit organization led by information risk officers, CISOs and business executives, created to develop and share standard information risk management practices based on FAIR. Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) is the only international standard value-at-risk model for information security and operational risk. FAIR helps organizations quantify and manage risk from the business perspective and enables cost-effective decision-making. To learn more and get involved visit


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