Posted February 22, 2019 by Isaiah McGowanJohn Wheeler, lead analyst at Gartner for integrated risk management (IRM) solutions, penned a piece calling for an evolution from compliance-aware to risk-aware governance programs. What does that mean for the risk management programs of the world?
Posted February 21, 2019 by Jeff B. CopelandPlease take two minutes for a short survey on the topics you'd like to see covered by the RiskLens blog that would most help you advance your knowledge and skills
Posted February 20, 2019 by Jeff B. CopelandGoing to RSA Conference 2019, March 4 to 8 in San Francisco? Of course you are – it’s the cybersecurity industry event of the year – and so will the RiskLens crew, including CEO Nick Sanna, President Steve Tabacek and Chief Risk Scientist Jack Jones
Posted February 20, 2019 by Taylor MazeAs the saying goes, there’s an exception to every rule. Security policies are no exception (though they are a rule…).
Posted February 19, 2019 by Jeff B. CopelandThe FAIR model (the engine powering the RiskLens cyber risk quantification platform) is a disciplined approach to cyber risk analysis that eliminates the guesswork – and the red-yellow-green color coding – from risk reporting and sets up IT risk analysts to deliver the kind of financially based analyses that the rest of the business wants to see.
Posted February 14, 2019 by Christina DulovichRisk analysts appear to have a DIY mindset, turning to spreadsheets to conduct quantitative risk analyses with FAIR, the international standard model for cyber risk quantitative analysis. While there is nothing quite as satisfying for some as building a complex Excel workbook to achieve your goal, there is a better way.
Posted February 14, 2019 by Cary WiseI sometimes run into risk quantification fans who are sold on the process but just don't know how to get started. But conceptually, with the FAIR model, quantitative risk analysis has a simple and logical flow
Posted February 13, 2019 by Rebecca MerrittThe bank’s infosecurity team was split on the need for a data retention policy. Half of the team didn’t feel they needed to eliminate customer files because customers would likely open another account down the line
Posted February 12, 2019 by David MusselwhiteComing 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
Posted February 8, 2019 by Jeff B. CopelandIn an article “Looking for a Magic Number”, Kim S. Nash of the The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ Pro Cybersecurity newsletter (subscription required) writes that “everyone wants a gauge but none exists” to set a cybersecurity program budget.