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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Day Two of the 2021 FAIR Conference (FAIRCON21) offered a widely diverse agenda with actionable tips and teachable insights from the forefront of the FAIR movement. But the centerpiece was the this-changes-everything speech by FAIR standard creator Jack Jones introducing the FAIR Controls Analytics Model™ (FAIR-CAM™)

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Jack Jones, creator of Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR™), the standard for quantitative analysis of cyber risk, introduced a new model, the FAIR Controls Analytics Model (FAIR-CAM™), for quantitative measurement of controls efficacy for risk reduction.

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2021 FAIR Awards Honor Risk Management Innovators and Advocates from Equinix, Fannie Mae, C-Risk

The FAIR Institute announced the winners of the annual Excellence Awards for 2021, honoring three leaders in advancing the discipline of measuring and managing cyber and operational risk: 

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