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Meet the Members Podcast: Michael Kromm and Michael Meis, Launching the Kansas City FAIR Institute Chapter

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 8, 2020 10:49:20 AM / by Luke Bader posted in Meet a Member

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The Kansas City Chapter of the FAIR Institute (that’s chapter #23!) co-chaired by Michael Kromm, IT Risk Manager at Kansas City Southern, and Michael Meis, Global Infosec Risk Manager for H&R Block, officially launches with its first (virtual) meeting September 15, 2:30 PM CDT.  

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Write for the FAIR Institute Blog! Call for Blog Post Submissions

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 18, 2020 10:49:06 AM / by Luke Bader posted in Meet a Member

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Over the years, we’ve had many great posts written for the FAIR Institute blog by FAIR Institute members. And we’re convinced there are more like these out there waiting to be written:

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ISACA Journal Case Study: ‘Building a Rock-Solid ERM Culture on FAIR™’

[fa icon="calendar'] May 14, 2020 6:31:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Case Studies, Meet a Member

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The latest issue of the ISACA Journal (available here to registered members) presents a detailed case study on the long-running FAIR™ program at Rock Holdings, Inc. (parent company of Quicken Loans and Rocket Loans)

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Meet a Member Podcast: Michael Kenney, Freddie Mac, Starting with FAIR™ from the Operational Risk Side

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 25, 2020 9:39:40 AM / by Luke Bader posted in Meet a Member

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While the beachhead for FAIR™ adoption in most organizations is on the cyber side, Michael Kenney, Vice President of Operational Risk for the Multifamily business line at Freddie Mac, the big secondary mortgage buyer, is introducing FAIR and quantification starting from the operational risk side – or, as he says with a “wider footprint.” 

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Meet the Members Podcast: Paris Chapter Leaders Tom Callaghan and Christophe Foret, Co-Founders of C-Risk

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 4, 2020 9:08:18 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Fair Institute, Meet a Member

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Tom Callaghan and Christophe Foret pioneered FAIR™ in Europe, both as founders of the Paris Chapter of the Institute and of consulting firm C-Risk, the European leader in cyber risk quantification services. 

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Meet a Member Podcast: Alex Rogozhin, Building a FAIR™ Program Bottom Up at Truist

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 21, 2020 12:58:34 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Meet a Member

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Risk quantification pioneers come to FAIR™ from all different directions but Alex Rogozhin, Sr. Manager, Cybersecurity Intelligence Team, at banking company Truist had one of the more unusual journeys.

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Meet the Members Podcast: Nathan Thomack and Nick Corzine, Launching the St. Louis FAIR™ Institute Chapter

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 12, 2020 2:07:12 PM / by Luke Bader posted in Fair Institute, Meet a Member

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Welcome the St. Louis Chapter to the FAIR™ Institute, with a kickoff meeting on March 10, thanks to the organizational efforts of Co-Chairs Nathan Thomack, Manager of Cyber Risk Management at Emerson, and Nick Corzine, Manager of Quantitative Risk Analysis at Centene.

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Meet a Member Podcast: Chris Golden, Director of Information Security at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 5, 2020 3:45:44 PM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in FAIR, Risk Management, Meet a Member

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Many FAIR program leaders start at a ground level and work their way up to a board presentation.  Chris Golden started at the top, as he tells FAIR Institute Director Luke Bader in this podcast interview, demonstrating FAIR to the board for the green light on a risk quantification initiative.  

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(Video) Meet a Member: Robert Immella, Senior Information Security Risk Analyst, KeyBank

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 12, 2019 8:17:00 AM / by Luke Bader posted in Meet a Member

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Robert Immella, Senior Information Security Risk Analyst and FAIR™ Cyber Risk Analyst for KeyBank, talked with us at FAIRCON19 about the thoughtful approach he’s taken to implement a FAIR program at the bank, starting with building support among subject matter experts and other stakeholders

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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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