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How to Win Buy-in for a FAIR Quantitative Risk Management Program

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 25, 2020 2:05:40 PM / by Ben Storm posted in FAIR

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Implementing the FAIR standard requires more effort than procuring a tool, such as slamming a shiny new firewall into an organization’s environment. FAIR requires a culture change.

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12 Bits of Advice from FAIR Veterans to New FAIR Evangelists

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 5, 2020 11:09:57 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, Risk Management

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You’re all fired up about Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR™) and eager to bring the transformative power of cyber risk quantification to your organization—but for now, you’re a voice crying in the wilderness of red-yellow-green heat maps

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Thanks for Recommending Cyber Risk Quantification, Wall St. Journal. Now Let Us Introduce You to FAIR

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 16, 2020 4:48:59 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR

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A recent article from the Wall St. Journal “Cyber Chiefs Calculate Data Breach Costs to Explain Risks to Executives” (subscription required to read) is a welcome endorsement of cyber risk quantification from the influential business publication. 

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FAIR Institute Orientation Webinar: Start Your Journey to Quantitative Cyber Risk Management Here

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 8, 2020 12:00:36 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, FAIR Training

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In under 15 minutes, watch this webinar and learn about the FAIR™ model, the open-source standard for cyber and operational risk quantification, and the FAIR Institute, the international community that’s leading the risk management profession toward business-aligned and cost-effective risk management. 

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5 Key Ways FAIR Changes Cybersecurity Paradigms

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 23, 2020 10:56:09 AM / by Tyler Britton posted in FAIR

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Generally speaking, the major challenge organizations have with adopting FAIR™ is changing to a new way of managing risk. And make no mistake, FAIR will require a different way of thinking about risk and a different way of performing risk management.

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Starting Off on the Right Foot: How to Clearly Define a Risk Scenario Statement for FAIR Analysis

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 23, 2020 2:41:33 PM / by Tim Wynkoop posted in FAIR

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Whether it is difficulty with data gathering, calibrating estimates, or presenting results, problems that come up in FAIR analysis tend to stem from the same source: a lack of a clearly defined risk scenario statement.

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Why Rationale Is Crucial in Cyber Risk Quantification

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 17, 2020 12:04:00 PM / by Christina Dulovich posted in FAIR

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The foundation of any good risk analysis is the rationale -- the documentation of the thought process driving the ranges you selected for analysis with the FAIR model.

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Microsoft Promotes FAIR™ Analysis for Cloud Security Risk

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 16, 2020 7:36:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR

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Microsoft Learn, the software giant’s educational site for developers, architects and IT administrators, now highlights FAIR™ (Factor Analysis of Information Risk) in its tutorials on cloud security.

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FAIR Institute Summer Book Club Part 2 – Reading the FAIR Book Together

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 10, 2020 10:44:20 AM / by Rebecca Merritt posted in FAIR, FAIR Summer Book Club 2020

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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.  

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NASA’s Risk Management Handbook Shares the Spirit of FAIR™ and Quantitative Risk Analysis

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 4, 2020 7:30:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, Risk Management

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With the first flight of an American spacecraft carrying NASA astronauts launched from US soil since 2011, a FAIR Institute Member sent us a note pointing out that the NASA Risk Management Handbook shares a lot of the spirit of FAIR™.  

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