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FAIR Institute Named One of 'Most Important Industry Organizations of the Last 30 Years' in 2019 SC Awards

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 7, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR

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SC Media honored the FAIR Institute as one of the three "Most Important Industry Organizations of the Last 30 Years" at the 2019 SC Awards ceremony last night in San Francisco during the RSA Conference.

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Apply Today: Submit your Presentation for FAIRCON19

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Luke Bader posted in FAIR, FAIR Conference 2019

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We hope that you're already planning to attend FAIR Institute's annual FAIR Conference, FAIRCON19, later this year on September 24 and 25. Take advantage of our "Early Bird" pricing special, available through March 31.

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FAIR Institute Celebrates 3 Years of Changing the Risk Management Industry

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 25, 2019 12:04:43 PM / by Luke Bader posted in FAIR, Events, Fair Institute

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For the past three years, the FAIR Institute has been leading the charge in changing the risk management industry and promoting better practices in information security and operational risk with Factor Analysis of Information Risk – FAIR.

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Be a Master Chef of Cyber Risk: Whip Up an Analysis from a Few Ingredients

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 21, 2019 11:45:00 AM / by Chad Weinman posted in FAIR

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"Cooking is like painting or writing a song. Just as there are only so many notes or colors, there are only so many flavors - it's how you combine them that sets you apart." - Wolfgang Puck

I like this quote as I think it actually can draw comparisons to talented risk analysts.

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Jack Jones: How Much Risk Does that Risk Represent?

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 21, 2019 8:00:00 AM / by Jack Jones posted in FAIR, Risk Management

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Yesterday, while speaking to a university cybersecurity class, I was accused of being pedantic when I pointed out a problem with the phrase “The risk of that impact…”

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Security Exception vs. Risk Acceptance: What's the Difference?

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 6, 2019 2:00:00 PM / by Jack Jones posted in FAIR, Risk Management

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FAIR model creator Jack Jones recently answered a FAIR Institute member's question about terminology that's one of those easily confused yet critical distinctions in cyber risk management: What's the difference between a security exception (or policy exception) and risk acceptance?

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Meet 3 FAIR Institute Members from Raytheon, Allstate and Pacific Northwest Laboratory [Video]

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 28, 2019 8:30:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, FAIR Conference 2018

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What's the value of FAIR to risk professionals?  Why do they join the FAIR Institute?  We asked Institute members in attendance at the 2018 FAIR Conference for their thoughts on learning and implementing FAIR, on personal and organizational change and the FAIR movement. We'll be running video excerpts of our conversations over time. 
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Help Us Build a Better FAIR Institute Blog for You. Take This Short Survey

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 23, 2019 8:30:00 AM / by Luke Bader posted in FAIR, Risk Management

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What would you like to see in the FAIR Institute blog that would most advance your knowledge, skills and awareness of FAIR and the fast-growing movement for critical thinking and quantification in risk analysis?

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Risk Measurement vs. Risk Blarney in Cyber Analytics

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 22, 2019 10:04:49 AM / by Teresa Suarez posted in FAIR

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A large population of risk professionals are truly gifted. Gifted with the gift of gab, that is. This is because they haven't had any other choice until recently.

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3 Key Metrics in Cyber Risk Analytics

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 15, 2019 11:50:47 AM / by Tim Wynkoop posted in FAIR

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I have had the privilege or the curse of working with metrics--depending on which side of the fence you are on--through the course of my career.  I have tended to lean towards the latter. 

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