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Join Jack Jones & RiskLens at Cyber Risk North America in NYC Mar 14 -15

Posted March 1, 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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How to Get Better Risk Analysis Results by Focusing on Probability vs Possibility

Posted February 27, 2017 by Cody Whelan

Trench warfare on the risk analysis front

I am ashamed to admit it, but it’s happened to me before.

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How Cyber Risk Economics Can Help Agency Heads Meet New Accountability Standards

Posted February 24, 2017 by Chris Bryant

The Impending Executive Order (EO)

If you operate in cyber, you’d be hard pressed to miss recent revelations regarding the President’s new EO on cybersecurity.

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RSA 2017: The Case for Business-Driven Security

Posted February 22, 2017 by Nicola (Nick) Sanna

Three things struck me most at this year's RSA Conference:

  1. It keeps growing: 45,000 people attended this year;
  2. The call for business-driven security; 
  3. The continued proliferation of specialized security offerings. 
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RiskLens Takes Gold at ISPG 2017 Global Excellence Awards

Posted February 16, 2017 by Tiziana Barrow

RiskLens was named a winner at the 13th Annual Info Security Products Guide's 2017 Global Excellence Awards in the Risk Management category.

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Assumptions Are A Powerful Thing

Posted February 16, 2017 by Cody Whelan

In my last post, I discussed the importance of scoping in risk analysis.

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The 4 Purposes Of Risk Assessments

Posted February 14, 2017 by Isaiah McGowan

It’s commonly accepted within the FAIR community that risk assessments should not sit on the shelf and collect dust; they should drive a decision or action.

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How Can We Show Reliable Peer Comparisons of Risk Profiles? Part 1

Posted February 7, 2017 by Isaiah McGowan

Not a week went by in 2016 when I didn’t hear cybersecurity or operational risk leaders say something akin to, ‘I want to benchmark my risk against my peers’.

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New EU Regulations (GDPR) Will Change the Way Organizations Assess and Manage Risk

Posted February 6, 2017 by Jay Soni

The alarming proliferation of cyber-attacks on large organizations and governments across the globe has created a heightened state of awareness, which has spawned policymakers in Europe to draft and adopt new data protection regulations.

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Quantifying Cyber Risk with FAIR and RiskLens

Posted February 2, 2017 by Tiziana Barrow

You may have been asked by your board, the CIO or the CISO to quantify cybersecurity risk to assess your top risks in financial terms (dollars and cents), prioritize your risk mitigations based on business impact and demonstrate the value that cybersecurity initiatives bring to your organization.

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