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Survey: Most IT Security Managers Can’t Figure Cost of Cyber Attacks

Posted June 21, 2017 by Jeff B. Copeland

A new survey of cybersecurity officers finds that 73% have no way to calculate the financial impact of cyber attacks, and rely on their own estimates. And they’re bad at estimating.

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The Risk Analysis Process at RiskLens

Posted June 20, 2017 by Cody Whelan

In order to make risk analysis a sound, repeatable process, you need to have a series of steps or phases you follow time and time again.  I’ve realized that many new to risk quantification, and even those with “mature” risk programs lack a structured approach to risk analysis. 

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RiskLens Wins Prestigious OpRisk Award for Best Risk Analytics Tool

Posted June 14, 2017 by Jeff B. Copeland

RiskLens has just been named Best Risk Analytics Tool in the 2017 OpRisk Awards, the prestigious competition judged by the editors of Risk magazine.

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Talking Cyber Risk Analysis to Skeptical Executives

Posted June 12, 2017 by Jack Jones

One of the reasons I love attending local FAIR Institute chapter meetings around the country is that I invariably get asked questions that prompt ideas for this blog site. For example, in a recent meeting a gentleman said that he believed executives would be skeptical of numbers in cyber risk assessment and prefer simpler red/yellow/green representations of risk.

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What Mary Meeker Missed about Cloud Security

Posted June 7, 2017 by Jeff B. Copeland

When Mary Meeker speaks, Silicon Valley listens. Last week, the Valley’s most respected forecaster (and partner at venture capitalist firm Kleiner Perkins), presented her annual lnternet Trends report for 2017, a 355-slides extravaganza of predictions.

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Introducing the New RiskLens Integrated Workshop

Posted June 6, 2017 by Bryan Smith

Today I'm excited to talk about our new Integrated Workshop in the RiskLens platform. We added the new workshop via public preview in version 2.3.1 and it will soon be officially launched.

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Join Jack Jones & RiskLens at Cyber Risk North America in NYC June 20-21

Posted June 5, 2017 by Tiziana Barrow


Meet with prominent cyber risk players and peers to discuss the challenges and opportunities related to cyber risk at Cyber Risk North America 2017, the financial sector's specialist forum for improving cyber security risk management.

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The Yahoo! Effect: Cyber Risk Is Killing Merger Deals

Posted June 1, 2017 by Jeff B. Copeland

Global accounting firm EY recently surveyed 2,300 senior executives about their mergers activity over the previous year and turned up this disturbing result: Of those who had canceled a planned acquisition, 39% said the primary reason was “concerns about cybersecurity”.

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MIT Sloan CIO Symposium on Cybersecurity ROI: FAIR Does the Math

Posted May 30, 2017 by Jeff B. Copeland

"Organizations are spending an ever-larger portion of their IT budgets on security. But what does it get them?..It is hard to go to the Board of Directors to ask for more investment when you can’t even measure the impact of current investments.”

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RiskLens To Sponsor 2017 FAIR Conference & Training

Posted May 26, 2017 by Vanessa McCoy

RiskLens is a proud sponsor of the 2017 FAIR Conference (FAIRCON17) that will take place later this year in Dallas, TX, on October 16 & 17 at The Hilton Anatole.

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