Phillip Mahan, Director, IT Privacy, Risk and Compliance at Serta Simmons Bedding likes to explain risk with an analogy to flipping a coin. You may think the heads vs. tails odds are 50-50, but they could be 33% if the coin lands on its side. In fact, they could be 25% if a bird flies by and grabs the coin in the air.
Talk about convergent evolution - Michael Rich, Director of IT Security, Infrastructure, and Operations at Motion Picture Industry Pension & Health Plans (MPI) in Studio City, CA, created his own quantitative risk analysis system that’s close to FAIR™
Marc Krevinghaus, Managing Director of consultancy MAKINSIGHTS, splits his time between Lima, Peru, and Detroit, US, because, he laughs, he likes the food in both places and doesn’t like the winter in either.
An early member of the FAIR Institute, Tom Keogh says he goes far enough back in the history of FAIR™ to remember “the long journey to the point where it could answer questions so many of us had been asking for a long time.”
A lot of first-hand, from-the-field experience gets passed on in our Meet a Member video interviews with FAIR Institute members. Here’s a selection of some of the highlights.
Join me in this conversation with two of our most insightful – and experienced – FAIR practitioners: Tyanna Smith, a former risk consultant for RiskLens, and Jack Whitsitt, formerly the FAIR lead at Bank of America
Sounil Yu is an advisory board member for the FAIR Institute and CISO and Head of Research for JupiterOne, the cyber asset management platform company, and a former Chief Security Scientist for Bank of America, an early FAIR adopter.
Drew Simonis, Deputy CISO at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), co-chairs the Greater Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the FAIR Institute (along with Jodi Schmieg, Risk Manager, Cyber Security, at HPE), and is a longtime FAIR practitioner and one of our most thoughtful FAIR™ advocates.
Michael Lewis, Cyber Security and Technology Strategy Planner at Chevron and Ashish Shah, Team Lead of Cyber Security Risk Assessment and Operational Excellence at Chevron, are the Co-Chairs of the Houston Chapter of the FAIR Institute – and have a story to tell about patience and persistence