Cyber Risk Quantification Workshop

Friday, August 23 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM [EST]

80, M Street Southeast, Washington, DC, 20003, United States


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Friday, August 23 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM [EST]

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Learn how to measure information risk in financial terms

Learn a common language and framework that allows information technolgy and security professionals and business leaders to communicate and partner effectively

Workshop Overview:

This workshop is intended to introduce IT and cybersecurity professionals and organizational leaders to the current state-of-the-art in measuring information risk and to help them acquire the foundational skills used to identify, assess and communicate risk using a common vocabulary and method through demonstration and hands-on exercises.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the workshop, adult participants will be able to:

  • Understand risk as a combination of the likelihood and impact of an event within a specified context
  • Compare the use of risk matrices (heat maps) with current value at risk (VaR) quantification models
  • Evaluate the sources of data used to quantify risk, including security logs, publicly available breach data, surveys, and expert opinion
  • Understand and apply the FAIR standard in describing and characterizing risk scenarios
  • Utilize stochastic simulations to measure information risk
  • Quantify the relative value of multiple proposed controls to reduce risk

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About the Organizer

Foresight Resilience Strategies empowers organizations in their efforts to increase cyber resilience by helping them quantify their information risk in the same business terms they use to measure their overall effectiveness. These terms are often financial, but may also include other business and outcome measures related to mission and goals. By applying common business measures to information risk, our clients are able to better prioritize their efforts, allocate their resources, and maintain internal alignment with their primary objectives.