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Jack Jones: State ‘Safe Harbor’ Laws Should Promote Effective Cyber Risk Management, Not Just Compliance with Frameworks

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 7, 2021 12:43:04 PM / by Jack Jones posted in Jack Jones

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State legislatures in Nevada, Ohio, Utah and Connecticut have passed or are in the process of passing “safe harbor” protection against negligence lawsuits for companies hit with a data breach – if the companies implement controls from a recognized cybersecurity framework.

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Watch Out for these 5 ‘Cyber Risk Quantification’ Methods. They Don’t Support Cost-Effective Risk Management

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 16, 2021 11:31:09 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Jack Jones

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As the popularity of cyber risk quantification (CRQ) grows, so grows the confusion in the marketplace about choosing the right cyber risk quantification solution among many with the CRQ label.  

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3 Foundational Videos from Jack Jones on What Is Risk, How FAIR Started, and How to Make a FAIR Quantitative Risk Management Program Work

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 3, 2021 8:12:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Jack Jones

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If you’re new to Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR™), understand that it’s first of all a movement

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Jack Jones: The First 2 Moves Every New CISO Should Make

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 2, 2021 2:05:10 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Jack Jones

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FAIR Institute Chairman Jack Jones recently appeared on the Privacy Please podcast hosted by Cameron Ivey and Gabe Crumbs of Spirion, the data protection company

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Interview: Jack Jones Talks Lessons of 2020 – and New Research on Controls-to-Risk Mapping, Coming in 2021

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 4, 2021 8:15:18 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Jack Jones

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Jack Jones, Chairman of the FAIR Institute and creator of Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR™), the international standard for cyber risk quantification, sees 2020 as the year that taught many CISOs some hard lessons

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ISACA’s New Risk IT Framework “More Closely Aligned with FAIR,” Jack Jones Finds

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 8, 2020 12:29:08 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Jack Jones

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In a blog post for ISACA, FAIR™ model creator Jack Jones reviews the recently released Risk IT Framework, 2nd Edition and Risk IT Practitioner Guide, 2nd Edition, and finds them “revitalized.”

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NY Fed’s Dire Warning on Cyber Shock to the Banking System – Jack Jones’ FAIR™ Response

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 28, 2020 12:29:51 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, Jack Jones

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Researchers at the Federal Reserve of New York recently issued a study saying that intrabank “wholesale” payments are so concentrated in the top five banks that if any one of them were disrupted by a cyber attack, the result could be a liquidity crisis in the banking system – a kind of cyber run on the banks. 

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Jack Jones’ 2019 Insights on Building a Cyber Risk Management Program – and Outrunning the Bear

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 9, 2020 7:30:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Risk Management, Jack Jones

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“Thought leadership” is a term that gets used loosely but Jack Jones, creator of Factor Analysis of Information Risk (the FAIR™ model) and Chairman of the FAIR Institute has been out in front of the profession for years patiently pointing out the limitations of conventional, qualitative risk analysis

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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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Jack Jones FAIRCON19 Keynote: "Enabling Risk Management Programs that Actually Work"

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 25, 2019 8:28:14 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Jack Jones, FAIR Conference 2019

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FAIR Institute Chairman and FAIR model creator Jack Jones started his keynote for the 2019 FAIR Conference at National Harbor, MD, with a question: “What’s the cost of a $5 million risk management program?” all in with salaries, services, technology, etc.  Much more than you think, Jack pointed out.

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