Welcome to the CXOWARE blog. We hope you’ll join us for lively and good natured discussion about risk and risk issues! We’re risk geeks, plain and simple. We’re big advocates of the Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) framework for quantifying risk.
If you’re not already familiar with Dr. Sam Savage’s book “The Flaw of Averages” then you probably should look into it. A great place to start would be the free webinar he’s giving next Tuesday (Oct 19) at 10:00 PT.
Jack Jones is the EVP of R&D and a Founder of RiskLens. He has worked in technology for over 30 years, the past 28 years in information security and risk management. He has a decade of experience as a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) with three different companies, including a Fortune 100 financial services company. His work there was recognized in 2006 when he received the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) Excellence in the Field of Security Practices award. In 2007, he was selected as a finalist for the Information Security Executive of the Year, Central United States, and in 2012, he was honored with the CSO Compass Award for leadership in risk management. Jones, who lives in Spokane, Washington, has served on the ISACA CRISC Certification Committee and RiskIT Task Force, as well as the ISC2 Ethics Committee. He is the author and creator of the Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) framework. He writes about that system in his book Measuring and Managing Information Risk: A FAIR Approach, which was inducted into the Cyber Security Canon in 2016, as a must-read in the profession.
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