Posted June 5, 2017 by Tiziana Barrow
Meet with prominent cyber risk players and peers to discuss the challenges and opportunities related to cyber risk at Cyber Risk North America 2017, the financial sector's specialist forum for improving cyber security risk management.
Posted June 1, 2017 by Jeff B. Copeland
Global accounting firm EY recently surveyed 2,300 senior executives about their mergers activity over the previous year and turned up this disturbing result: Of those who had canceled a planned acquisition, 39% said the primary reason was “concerns about cybersecurity”.
Posted May 30, 2017 by Jeff B. Copeland
"Organizations are spending an ever-larger portion of their IT budgets on security. But what does it get them?..It is hard to go to the Board of Directors to ask for more investment when you can’t even measure the impact of current investments.”
Posted May 26, 2017 by Vanessa McCoy
RiskLens is a proud sponsor of the 2017 FAIR Conference (FAIRCON17) that will take place later this year in Dallas, TX, on October 16 & 17 at The Hilton Anatole.
Posted May 26, 2017 by Jeff B. Copeland
Generally speaking, Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) came up through the ranks of IT, corporate security or law enforcement, not the business management path. Now, CISOs have to evolve to think and speak like experienced business people. What's going on? This infographic outlines four forces coming together to push cybersecurity leaders out of their normal skillsets and comfort zones.
Posted May 24, 2017 by Vanessa McCoy
We are pleased to introduce our latest free resource: an eBook written by Jack Jones, creator of the FAIR model and the foremost authority in the field of information risk management. At RiskLens, we found that all too often, cyber risk officers are not equipped with the right tools to earn themselves a seat at the business table.
Posted May 23, 2017 by Tim Wynkoop
I frequently hear from clients that they'd like to perform a FAIR risk analysis on more than just information risk or cyber risk. They want to be able to perform more of an operational risk analysis. Thankfully, FAIR (that’s Factor Analysis of Information Risk, the model that powers RiskLens) is flexible enough that you can do just that. I have enlisted the help of my friends at Marvel to show how easy it is to perform a FAIR analysis on just about anything, including operational risk–just for fun, let’s say, on guarding the galaxy.
Posted May 19, 2017 by Cody Whelan
For a few weeks now in blog posts, I’ve referenced the Top 10 cybersecurity risk analysis I conducted with RiskLens for a financial institution customer (see In a Top 10 Risks Analysis, Get These Two Factors Right). Now that anticipation is at a peak, I figured I would provide my overview, along with some key insights to each risk-analysis scenario.
Posted May 15, 2017 by Jeff B. Copeland
In the largest ransomware attack ever, the WannaCry (or WannaCrypt or Wana Decryptor) malware has spread to 150 countries in a few days, freezing computer systems from FedEx in the US to phone companies in Spain and Russia. In Britain, National Health Service (NHS) hospitals had to turn away patients from emergency rooms.