Posted October 26, 2018 by Jeff B. CopelandIn a recent survey of board members by PwC, 82% said that cyber threats had moved from an IT issue to one that would drive overall strategic change for their companies. It’s an evolutionary change in board attitudes
Posted October 24, 2018 by Jeff B. CopelandThe National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) 2018 members survey on corporate governance found that nearly a quarter of the directors were dissatisfied with reporting on cybersecurity
Posted October 23, 2018 by Jeff B. CopelandListen to this webinar on demand to hear RiskLens Consultant Taylor Chester tell the story of a recent engagement with a large financial organization that started with a basic question: How to decide between two types of controls (purging data or tokenizing records) to protect against malicious exfiltration of data?
Posted October 18, 2018 by Jeff B. CopelandThe Journal’s WSJ Pro Cybersecurity’s Cyber Daily newsletter took a look at Charles Schwab Corp.’s rollout of Factor Analysis of Information Risk, the FAIR model that powers the RiskLens platform – and liked what it saw.
Posted October 17, 2018 by Rebecca MerrittA RiskLens pilot is a test drive, a mini-implementation of the RiskLens platform in your environment with your data. Coming into the pilot, the main focus is to complete a risk analysis using real numbers from the company
Posted October 16, 2018 by Rachel SlabotskyEstablishing a well-defined risk appetite has long been a moving target in cyber risk management. The conventional red-amber-green approach to cyber risk has influenced the treatment of risk appetite and led to some common pitfalls that become obvious when RiskLens consultants apply the principles of the FAIR model. Here are some of the problem areas we see:
Posted October 9, 2018 by Jeff B. CopelandCorporate governance expert and RiskLens board member James Lam tells the Wall Street Journal’s Cyber Daily (subscription required) that CISOs and CIOs should stop reporting on cyber risk with “silly” metrics like attempted malware attacks
Posted October 8, 2018 by Taylor MazeThere are few things in life that are less fun than exception mitigation due to audit findings. In fact, I have compiled a list: root canals, a weekend trip with your mother in law (here’s hoping she doesn’t read my blogs), and 4:30 p.m. Friday meetings.
Posted October 5, 2018 by Jeff B. CopelandIn a new article for Homeland Security Today, Accurately Scoring Cybersecurity Threat in a Maze of Vulnerabilities, FAIR model creator Jack Jones finds a parallel in the Mad Hatter from Alice in Wonderland--whose conversation had “no sort of meaning in it, and yet it was certainly English”—with communication styles of many infosecurity teams.
Posted October 4, 2018 by Jeff B. CopelandIn a new article for FinTech Weekly, A Value-at-Risk Model for Cyber? Yes, It Exists. And Watch Out for Fakes, RiskLens CEO Nick Sanna writes that the FAIR model brings to cyber risk the same value-at-risk discipline that banks and other financial institutions apply to capital requirements for credit, operational and market risk.