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(Video) Meet a Member: Brandon Myers, Risk Management and Corporate Security Architect, Mastercard

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 21, 2019 11:19:35 AM / by Luke Bader posted in Meet a Member, FAIR Conference 2019

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Brandon Myers works IT security for Mastercard but also mission security for the Air Force as a member of the Reserve. We caught up with him at the 2019 FAIR Conference where he had just completed FAIR training (he rated it “amazing”). Brandon had an interesting psychological take on the value of FAIR:

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FAIRCON19 Video: Tips on Building a Cybersecurity Program with a Risk Management Framework & FAIR

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 14, 2019 10:43:57 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Risk Management, FAIR Conference 2019

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Don’t think of cybersecurity standards and frameworks as checklists – think of them as recipes with plenty of room for “season to taste.” That was the message coming out of a panel discussion at the 2019 FAIR Conference on the topic “Building a Cybersecurity Program with a Risk Management Framework & FAIR,”

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FAIRCON19 Video: CISOs from Fannie Mae, Highmark Health, Department of Energy, and Premise Health Talk FAIR Cyber Risk Quantification

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 6, 2019 12:02:00 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR Conference 2019

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Led by FAIR model creator Jack Jones, the panel discussion “CISO Panel: Defining the Goals of an Effective Risk Management Program” at the recent 2019 FAIR Conference, covered a lot of ground. Four chief information security officers - speaking from hands-on experience - discussed everything from building a FAIR program, to briefing the board

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(Video) Meet a Member: Daniel Davis, Security Analyst at Lyft

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 6, 2019 10:08:57 AM / by Luke Bader posted in Meet a Member, FAIR Conference 2019

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Daniel Davis, Security Analyst at Lyft in San Francisco, came to FAIR from an unusual, non-IT perspective – safety engineering.  He first came to Lyft to work on safety for autonomous cars. “The way that FAIR defines risk as threat, asset and impact…is very similar to the way that safety engineering has treated hazards for years,” he says.

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(Video) Meet a Member: Peter Higgins, Director, InfoSec Risk Management, Tyler Technologies

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 31, 2019 11:13:19 AM / by Luke Bader posted in Meet a Member, FAIR Conference 2019

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If you’re not in government IT, particularly state and local government, you may not have heard of Tyler Technologies, but it’s the largest software company in the nation solely focused on providing integrated software and technology services to the public sector. The company offers a huge range of software as a service applications

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(Video) Meet a Member: Keith Weinbaum, Enterprise Risk Management Architect, Quicken Loans

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 23, 2019 8:15:00 AM / by Luke Bader posted in Meet a Member, FAIR Conference 2019

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Keith Weinbaum stood the standard FAIR adoption model on its head: He introduced FAIR and cyber risk quantification to executives at Quicken Loans by applying it to risk scenarios they understood already from the mortgage business, and with that acceptance in hand moved on to using FAIR in enterprise risk management, and finally cyber.

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Watch the Video from FAIRCON19: Perfecting a CISO Board Presentation with James Lam and Chris Inglis

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 22, 2019 9:24:03 AM / by Luke Bader posted in Risk Management, FAIR Conference 2019

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It was one of the most closely listened-to panel discussions of the recent 2019 FAIR Conference: “Pen-Testing Your Board Pitch,” starring two veteran board members, James Lam (E*TRADE) and Chris Inglis (FedEx) [photo, right], presenting attendees with a rare opportunity to hear directly from the source

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Watch the Video: Jack Jones FAIRCON19 Keynote “Risk Management Programs that Actually Work”

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 9, 2019 1:51:15 PM / by Luke Bader posted in Jack Jones, FAIR Conference 2019

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With FAIR – and risk quantification -- increasingly accepted as the standard for cyber risk analysis, FAIR Institute Chairman Jack Jones talked to what’s next in his keynote address to the recent 2019 FAIR Conference: Setting up successful FAIR-based programs that manage risk cost-effectively.

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Watch the Video: Congressional Cybersecurity Leader Jim Langevin to FAIRCON19: “You Are Moving the Country to a Better Place”

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 8, 2019 3:52:00 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR Conference 2019

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(We just added the video so you can watch in its entirety this significant speech looking back and forward on US government cybersecurity policy. Watch the video now. FAIR Institute membership and LINK community site registration -- both free-- required to view the video.)

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(Video) Meet a Member: Annie Lavoie, Director, IT Risk Management, BDC

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 8, 2019 10:07:03 AM / by Luke Bader posted in Meet a Member, FAIR Conference 2019

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At FAIRCON19, we caught up with Annie Lavoie, Director, IT Risk Management for the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), a government-supported financial institution devoted exclusively to funding entrepreneurs. Annie is an auditor who moved into IT risk at BDC within the past three years and is now one of the leaders of the FAIR adoption program

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