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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