Posted November 28, 2018 by Jeff B. CopelandA few pioneering boards are “taking the bold step of forming a full-fledged committee focused on cybersecurity,” the WSJ Pro Cybersecurity newsletter reports (subscribe to the newsletter to read the article).
Posted November 28, 2018 by Taylor MazeAs we are thrown headlong into the holiday season, several things are inevitable: peppermint lattes, parking catastrophes at your local mall, and (if you’re a control owner, director, systems architect or just an unlucky IT analyst at a 12/31 business) year-end controls testing by your friendly neighborhood auditor.
Posted November 21, 2018 by Tim WynkoopI recently ran an analysis for a major bank that I think shows the power of both the FAIR Model for thinking through cybersecurity investment decisions and the power of the RiskLens CRQ platform for quickly running the numbers to support those decisions, often with surprising results.
Posted November 15, 2018 by Jeff B. CopelandRiskLens Co-Founder and Chief Risk Scientist Jack Jones created the FAIR model for quantitative cyber risk analysis that powers the RiskLens analytics platform and wrote Measuring and Managing Information Risk, inducted into the Cybersecurity Canon as one of the most influential books for risk professionals.
Posted November 15, 2018 by Teresa SuarezThe Problem: A large financial institution was concerned when they identified that sensitive personal information (PII) was housed on unsupported servers running end-of-life (EOL) software.
Posted November 9, 2018 by David MusselwhiteWelcome back to our discussion of the math knowledge required to perform FAIR analyses with the RiskLens platform (spoiler alert: not much).
Posted November 8, 2018 by Rachel SlabotskyDuring my previous career working in internal IT audit, I conducted audits over various processes and technologies, which ultimately resulted in the issuance of a report with findings and recommendations. Each finding was then assigned a risk rating (high, medium, or low)
Posted November 5, 2018 by Jeff B. CopelandIf you’re considering introducing FAIR to your organization, building a quantitative risk management program, and enabling cost-effective decision making but are unsure of how to take the next (or first) step, the new eBook from FAIR creator Jack Jones An Adoption Guide for FAIR, is an action plan in seven steps.
Posted October 31, 2018 by Leanne ScottAt RiskLens, we study and try to exemplify the principles in The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey, especially Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind.
Posted October 31, 2018 by Jeff B. CopelandIn an article just published on the SecurityWeek website, Communication Is Broken Between CISOs and the Rest of the Business, RiskLens CEO Nick Sanna takes CISOs to task for failing to upgrade their communication skills, as senior management and boards increasingly focus on cybersecurity concerns.