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SEC Chair Gensler Signals Tighter Cybersecurity Reporting Coming, Opening the Way for Risk Quantification

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 27, 2022 6:45:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Government

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In a speech this week, Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler said he has asked SEC staff for recommendations to update requirements for cybersecurity practices and cyber risk disclosure by public companies, as well as financial sector companies and their third-party vendors.

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Leading Advocate for Cybersecurity Rep. Jim Langevin to Leave Congress

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 24, 2022 1:38:29 PM / by Luke Bader posted in Government

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Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI), a pioneer of cybersecurity legislation and oversight in Congress and an advocate for FAIR™, announced that he won’t seek re-election this year after 11 terms. 

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FAIR Institute Calls on SEC to Require Disclosure of Top Cyber Risks in Financial Terms

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 11, 2022 2:55:29 PM / by Luke Bader posted in FAIR Institute, Government

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The board of the FAIR Institute sent a letter to Gary Gensler, Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, calling for the SEC to direct disclosure of top cyber risks in financial terms as a “critical means to better understand the impact of cybersecurity events

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Senate Confirms Chris Inglis, Former NSA Deputy Director and FAIR Conference Speaker, to Be National Cyber Director

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 18, 2021 8:48:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Government, Recognition for FAIR

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The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Chris Inglis as the new national cyber director, coordinating cybersecurity across civilian agencies from the White House.

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Jack Jones on the Cybersecurity Executive Order: Bold Changes, but Missed Opportunity for Measuring Risk?

[fa icon="calendar'] May 20, 2021 9:36:51 AM / by Jack Jones posted in Jack Jones, Government

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I’m thrilled with many of the provisions in the President’s recent Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity. The tiered software security ratings system, the IoT consumer labeling, the cybersecurity review board, and the emphasis on sharing information on breaches and other cyber incidents, are all bold initiatives

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FAIR Institute Pres. Nick Sanna’s Message to SEC Nominee Gary Gensler: "Stop the Opaqueness of Cyber Risk Reporting"

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 10, 2021 2:30:09 PM / by Nicola (Nick) Sanna posted in FAIR Institute, Government

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In his recent Senate confirmation hearing, the pressure was on Gary Gensler, the new Administration’s nominee

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How to Set Goals for a Cyber Risk Management Program and Integrate with ERM – Tips from the DOE

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 4, 2020 7:58:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Risk Management, Government

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In a recent National institute of Standards and Technology webinar on integrating cybersecurity and ERM, Energy Dept. CISO Emery Csulak shared the goals his agency set for its transition to a cyber risk management program based on FAIR™ -- high-level principles that could apply equally to the government or corporate information security. 

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NISTIR 8286 Second Draft: Strong Focus on Risk Quantification for Aligning Cyber and Enterprise Risk Management

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 30, 2020 7:42:00 AM / by Jack Freund posted in Risk Management, Government

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NIST has released a second draft of its groundbreaking NISTIR 8286 standard that provides a roadmap for organizations looking to better align cyber risk management with enterprise risk management functions.

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Watch the Webinar: How Financial Risk Quantification Can Help Federal Agencies Better Integrate Cybersecurity Risk and ERM

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 22, 2020 11:05:41 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Government

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In this webinar, FAIR Institute President Nick Sanna gives the Association for Federal Enterprise Risk Management (AFERM) an introduction to FAIR, the international standard for cyber risk quantification

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