October 16 & 17 | Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Join us at the 2018 FAIR Conference

Discover emerging best practices and models for managing information risk from a business perspective.

What is the FAIR Institute?

Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) has emerged as the standard Value at Risk (VaR) framework for cybersecurity and operational risk.

The FAIR Institute is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to advancing the discipline of measuring and managing information risk.

It provides information risk, cybersecurity and business executives with the standards and best practices to help organizations measure, manage and report on information risk from the business perspective. The FAIR Institute and its community focus on innovation, education and sharing of best practices to advance FAIR and the information risk management profession.

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Take a Listen to this Webinar: Combining NIST-CSF and FAIR, Quantifying Risk to Drive Better Decision Making

From time to time, we come across some interesting FAIR related thoughts being shared by our partners. Last week, a fascinating webinar was hosted by Institute Technical Advisor, RiskLens

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How a Risk Analysis Scope Gets Off Track (and How to Fix It)

The most important step in conducting a quantitative cyber risk analysis is scoping - identifying the asset, threat, and effect related to the scenario at hand. But what happens if you are so excited to get into your FAIR analysis that you skip this crucial step?

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

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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I recently had a conversation with clients around a risk analysis they conducted and noticed as they walked me through it that they seemed to get hung up on the terms “inherent risk” and “residual...

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Risk Analysis vs. Risk Assessment: What's the Difference?

Yes, this is Cyber Risk 101, but risk analysis vs risk assessment is common confusion, so let Jack Jones explain it in an excerpt from his book Measuring and Managing Information Risk: A FAIR Approach

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'Risk Appetite' vs. 'Risk Tolerance'. What’s the Difference?

The terms “risk appetite” and its close cousin “risk tolerance” are often poorly understood, very rarely used to good effect, and commonly used interchangeably.

Similar to the word “risk,” you will...

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