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 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 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 January 29, 2019 by Jeff B. CopelandIf you’re a CISO who sees your role as “keep the business secure” – you’re only partly right, RiskLens CEO Nick Sanna argues in an article just published by Security Week.
Posted January 11, 2019 by Jeff B. CopelandThe Advanced Cyber Security Center is just out with a study on Leveraging Board Governance for Cybersecurity that makes a strong case, and lays out some specific recommendations, for boards to demand cyber risk analytics—not operational checklists—as a basis for board oversight on cybersecurity.
Posted December 20, 2018 by Rachel SlabotskyIn a previous blog post, I discussed the benefit that auditors discover leveraging the FAIR quantitative analysis model to evaluate the risk associated with IT audit findings. Here, I’d like to spend time discussing another advantage for IT auditors from FAIR : the ability to analyze the effectiveness of controls
Posted December 5, 2018 by Rebecca MerrittOne thing we learn from Factor Analysis of Information Risk (that’s the FAIR model that powers the RiskLens cyber risk analytics platform) is to take a disciplined approach to our thinking and language about risk.
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 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.