1 month, 22 days ago

Introducing The Open Group Open FAIR™ Risk Analysis Tool

Since late in 2016, The Open Group Security Forum have been collaborating with San Jose State University and Probability Management to develop a Risk Analysis tool that adheres to The Open Group Open FAIR™ Standard.

With a view to creating a tool that helps accelerate the adoption of the Open FAIR standard, the tool provides both experienced and novice risk practitioners with a practical and pragmatic tool to help analyse perceived risk in a consistent and simple to use way, whatever industry they work in. It is now ready and we are pleased to make it available to use and evaluate for free.

3 months, 13 days ago

Zero Trust on a Beer Budget

I have a good friend that has a small business (roughly 100 employees and 2 office locations, everything lives in the cloud, no real “network” to speak of) that is doing well.  A few weeks ago, over barbeque and range time (some folks play golf, we sho…

8 months, 1 day ago

Forrester Gathers Experts Across Disciplines To Tackle Europe’s Most Pressing Privacy, Security, and Trust Challenges

Fresh off a successful event in Washington, DC last week, we’re gearing up for Forrester’s Privacy & Security Forum Europe in London on 5-6 October. Forrester is gathering experts in cybersecurity, privacy, customer experience, regulatory compliance, identity management, personalization, blockchain, and a range of related topics.  Together, Forrester analysts and leaders from firms like ABN […]

8 months, 12 days ago

Equifax Does More Than Credit Scores

Our reaction to the Equifax breach was similar to what we imagine many people went through. First, we wanted to know if we were affected? Second, What about our spouse and other immediate family members? Third, Better keep an eye on the old credit report or initiate a credit freeze. Since Forrester offers credit monitoring […]

8 months, 12 days ago

Forrester’s Privacy And Security Forum Brings Diverse Experts To Devious Challenges

Well, the privacy hits keep coming: another breach, more than a hundred million people affected, untold losses for another company and its customers. Next week, September 14-15 in Washington DC, Forrester is gathering experts in cybersecurity, privacy, customer experience, regulatory compliance, identity management, personalization, and a range of other related topics to bring clarity to […]

2 years, 11 months ago

Using Risk Management Standards: A Q&A with Ben Tomhave, Security Architect and Former Gartner Analyst

By The Open Group IT Risk Management is currently in a state of flux with many organizations today unsure not only how to best assess risk but also how to place it within the context of their business. Ben Tomhave, … Continue reading

3 years, 2 months ago

Cybersecurity Standards: The Open Group Explores Security and Ways to Assure Safer Supply Chains

Following is a transcript of part of the proceedings from The Open Group San Diego 2015 in February. The following presentations and panel discussion, which together examine the need and outlook for Cybersecurity standards amid supply chains, are provided by … Continue reading

3 years, 7 months ago

Business Benefit from Public Data

By Dr. Chris Harding, Director for Interoperability, The Open Group Public bodies worldwide are making a wealth of information available, and encouraging its commercial exploitation. This sounds like a bonanza for the private sector at the public expense, but entrepreneurs … Continue reading

3 years, 7 months ago

Open FAIR Blog Series – An Introduction to Risk Analysis and the Open FAIR Body of Knowledge

By Jim Hietala, VP, Security and Andrew Josey, Director of Standards, The Open Group This is the first in a four-part series of blogs introducing the Open FAIR Body of Knowledge. In this first blog. we look at what the … Continue reading

3 years, 10 months ago

New Health Data Deluges Require Secure Information Flow Enablement Via Standards, Says The Open Group’s New Healthcare Director

By The Open Group Below is the transcript of The Open Group podcast on how new devices and practices have the potential to expand the information available to Healthcare providers and facilities. Listen to the podcast here. Dana Gardner: Hello, … Continue reading

3 years, 10 months ago

The Power of APIs – Join The Open Group Tweet Jam on Wednesday, July 9th

By Loren K. Baynes, Director, Global Marketing Communications, The Open Group The face of technology is evolving at breakneck speed, driven by demand from consumers and businesses alike for more robust, intuitive and integrated service offerings. APIs (application programming interfaces) … Continue reading