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David Musselwhite

David Musselwhite is a Risk Consultant – Training Lead at RiskLens

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Build Your Career in Risk - Get FAIR-Trained in 2019

Posted February 12, 2019 by David Musselwhite

Coming soon: FAIR training in San Francisco before RSAC 2019. In 2018, the RiskLens Academy provided FAIR education to more people than ever before. More than 600 learners participated ... Continue Reading

Do I Need to Be a Math Nerd to Perform FAIR Analysis? Part 2

Posted November 9, 2018 by David Musselwhite

Welcome back to our discussion of the math knowledge required to perform FAIR analyses with the RiskLens platform (spoiler alert: not much). ... Continue Reading

Do I Need to Be a Math Nerd to Perform FAIR Analysis? Part 1

Posted October 3, 2018 by David Musselwhite

Quantitative cyber risk analytics using FAIR is an inherently mathematical endeavor. Estimates for the factors of risk (like loss event frequency and loss magnitude) are expressed using probability distributions ... Continue Reading

FAIR Training Rapidly Becoming a Must-Have for Cyber Risk Assessments

Posted September 13, 2018 by David Musselwhite

Are you responsible for analyzing, managing, or reporting on cyber risk in your organization? Do you know the FAIR model and can you apply it to quantitatively assess cyber risk scenarios? ... Continue Reading

How Short Term Thinking Holds Back CISO Careers

Posted July 11, 2018 by David Musselwhite

It’s become an all-too-familiar refrain: CISOs advocating for a seat at the senior management table, yearning for a voice in decision-making equal to those they view as their peers. Given how critical cybersecurity is to the prolonged success of modern businesses why hasn’t it happened yet? ... Continue Reading

5 Ways To Get FAIR Training

Posted July 2, 2018 by David Musselwhite

As momentum for quantitative cyber risk analytics within the cybersecurity industry grows, RiskLens continues to expand its FAIR training courses and schedule of live training events. ... Continue Reading

RiskLens Introduces Advanced FAIR Training Courses

Posted March 29, 2018 by David Musselwhite

Today, the RiskLens Academy is launching the FAIR Analyst Learning Path, a new set of training courses designed to help you improve your FAIR risk analysis skills. ... Continue Reading

The One Essential Risk Management Graphic

Posted February 16, 2018 by David Musselwhite

As a board member or executive leader, you have to know the fundamentals of effective risk management. One graphic contains the knowledge you need.  ... Continue Reading

Case Study: How a Healthcare Services Provider Evaluated Business Continuity Options

Posted January 24, 2018 by David Musselwhite

When a major healthcare services provider ordered up a crisis contingency plan for a key processing facility, it handed the Business Continuity Team a complex problem.  The team had a good grasp of the threats--from natural disasters to a truck barreling off the adjacent interstate--and a handle on the mitigation alternatives if the facility were knocked out of operation, including ... Continue Reading

Monte Carlo Simulation 101 in 5 Minutes [Video]

Posted December 5, 2017 by David Musselwhite

The FAIR model is a powerful tool for analyzing risk on its own but the RiskLens platform pairs it with a Monte Carlo simulation engine that runs your data through a vast range of scenarios to produce the clearest view of the probable outcomes you face, even with limited data.   ... Continue Reading

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