Posted July 6, 2017 by Jeff B. Copeland
The recent Cyber Risk North America Conference, hosted by Risk.net, drew a high-level crowd of over 100 infosec professionals from banks, insurance companies, mutual funds, and other finance firms—and their regulatory agencies—for a two-day gathering in New York that was a great listening post to measure the state of play in financial services cybersecurity.
Posted June 30, 2017 by Jeff B. Copeland
A little more than a month after the WannaCry malware infected systems around the globe, a new ransomware epidemic locked screens this week, first in Ukraine, then the US, Russia, Germany, Australia and beyond.
Posted June 26, 2017 by Tyanna Smith
A RiskLens pilot is a consulting engagement and a small-scale implementation of the RiskLens software in your environment with your data to show the value of risk quantification.
Posted June 26, 2017 by Bryan Smith
Two weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2017. One theme in particular stood out to me:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.