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Hacking the COVID Cold Chain: A Health Care Sector Example of FAIR

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 26, 2021 4:06:32 PM / by Colin Connor and Itzik Kotler posted in Risk Management

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In September, 2020, our IBM X-Force IRIS security analysis group began tracking strange phishing attacks targeting suppliers of HVAC equipment and services.

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Create a Forward-Looking Risk Register - Part 2 of Tony Martin-Vegue's 'Modeling the Vulnerability du Jour'

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 14, 2021 12:53:20 PM / by Tony Martin-Vegue posted in Risk Management, Member Content

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Strange, unusual, media-worthy vulnerabilities and cyberattacks… they seem to pop up every few months or so and send us risk managers into a fire drill. The inevitable questions follow:

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Lawfare Blog Post on Enterprise Cybersecurity Measurement Makes the Case for Integrating FAIR in a 'Modular' Defense

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 8, 2021 8:32:28 AM / by FAIR Institute Staff posted in Risk Management

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With permission, we are re-publishing this post from Lawfare, the influential blog that covers the intersection between law and national security.

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World Economic Forum Report Advises Boards of Directors to “Understand the Economic Drivers and Impact of Cyber Risk”

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 23, 2021 11:04:57 AM / by Luke Bader posted in Risk Management

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The World Economic Forum’s new report. Principles for Board Governance of Cyber Risk, is the work of a panel of international experts on cybersecurity, including FAIR Institute President Nicola (Nick) Sanna

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A Second Look at the Water Utility Hack in Florida with ICS Expert Mike Radigan

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 18, 2021 10:21:23 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Risk Management

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The hack at the Oldsmar, Florida, water treatment plant, an attempt to inject harmful levels of lye, drew headlines fretting over the possibility of cyber-terror striking a utility sector with “few protections against hacking,” as the Wall St. Journal said.

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Cyber Insurance Market Is Tight. Protect Yourself with a FAIR Analysis, Says Chip Block

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 11, 2021 7:35:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Risk Management

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We’re hearing from members that the market for cyber insurance has grown very tight, so we contacted Chip Block, chair of the Washington-area Chapter of the FAIR Institute, longtime cyber insurance expert

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Gartner on Risk Management Post-Pandemic – More Uncertainty, Faster Digital Transformation

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 3, 2021 8:32:15 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Risk Management

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John A. Wheeler, Risk Management Technology Advisor for leading tech consultancy Gartner, is out with a LinkedIn blog post that forecasts 2021 as a year of “uncertainty and change”

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Discipline Employees for Email Data Breaches? You May Also Discourage Them from Reporting

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 27, 2021 9:18:00 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Risk Management

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A new study sponsored by email security solutions vendor Egress found that CISOs surveyed rely more on employees reporting email data breaches than data breach protection software

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5 Steps to Improve Your Quantitative Risk Management Program in 2021

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 20, 2021 6:54:00 AM / by Tim Wynkoop posted in Risk Management

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Phew, what a year 2020 was.  Now that the new year has come, you may be thinking about how to start, change or stop doing activities within your FAIR quantitative risk management program.  Let's take a look at five things you can do now for a better 2021.  

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Sponsored Webinar: New Capabilities from RiskLens Make FAIR Analysis Faster and Easier

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 11, 2020 9:50:49 AM / by Jeff B. Copeland posted in Risk Management

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RiskLens Senior Manager and Professional Services Architect Teresa Suarez covers a lot of ground in this 30-minute webinar, starting with the case for quantitative cyber risk management

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