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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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Jack Jones Honored with SC Media Reboot Leadership Award

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 23, 2019 2:03:23 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Jack Jones

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SC Media has awarded FAIR Institute Chairman Jack Jones with the SC Media Reboot Leadership Award in the Non-Profit Founders category.  Jack is the creator of Factor Analysis of Information Risk, the FAIR model for risk quantification that is indeed rebooting risk management

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Jack Jones: Quit Blaming Executives for Cybersecurity Problems

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 19, 2019 8:45:00 AM / by Jack Jones posted in Risk Management, Jack Jones

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Once again, after a run of high profile breaches,  I’ve begun to hear cries that “leadership didn’t sufficiently support” an organization’s cybersecurity program.  I’m sorry, but I just don’t buy it.
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Capital One Breach Shows Cybersecurity Is “Lost in Noise”,  Jack Jones Tells New York Times

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 1, 2019 8:13:20 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, Jack Jones

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New York Times reporters Stacy Cowley and Nicole Perlroth turned to FAIR Institute Chairman and RiskLens Chief Risk Scientist Jack Jones to answer the question, why are big banks in an Endless Fight with Hackers, as their article on the massive Capital One breach asks. 

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Video: Jack Jones Tells Enterprise Security Weekly Infosec Makes Risk Management Harder than It Has to Be

[fa icon="calendar'] May 31, 2019 9:12:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Risk Management, Jack Jones

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FAIR Institute Chairman and FAIR model creator Jack Jones gives a concise, high level view of the limitations of conventional thinking in the cybersecurity profession, and how FAIR and a quantitative approach to cyber risk shows the way forward, in this Enterprise Security Weekly podcast hosted by Paul Asadoorian.

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Infosecurity Magazine on Jack Jones’ Approach to Risk Appetite: “Draw a Line in the Sand”

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 7, 2019 12:44:27 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, Risk Management, Jack Jones

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A busy week at the RSA Conference for the FAIR Institute. Tuesday at the SC Awards ceremony, the FAIR Institute received the extraordinary honor of being named one of the Most Important Industry Organizations of the Last 30 Years.

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