The CXOWARE Blog

Welcome to the CXOWARE blog. We hope you’ll join us for lively and good natured discussion about risk and risk issues!  We’re risk geeks, plain and simple. We’re big advocates of the Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) framework for quantifying risk.

Fixing the Risk & Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) – Free Webinar

Risk and Control Self-Assessments (RCSA’s) are often considered to be an important part of the risk management process, particularly in the financial industry.  Unfortunately, many RCSA’s suffer from one or more serious problems that...

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Risk Team + Threat Intel Team = Dream Team

‘Threat’ is the big InfoSec word of 2014. Threat, threat intelligence, and threat profiling continue to be common themes palpable at every InfoSec conference this year. It seems like just recently we were talking...

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Effective Communication of Cybersecurity Risk with the C-Suite and Boardroom Outlined by CXOWARE Founder

CXOWARE, a cybersecurity risk analysis solutions provider, today announced the release of Measuring and Managing Information Risk: A FAIR Approach a book co-authored by Jack Jones, President and Co-Founder. When Jack Jones first became a CISO...

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The Evolution of FAIR – Free Webinar

What started more than a decade ago as a small set of fundamental risk analysis concepts and a spreadsheet has evolved to a broad, systemic set of ontologies and a powerful enterprise-class SaaS application.  Along...

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CXOWARE Unveils RiskCalibrator 2.0

CXOWARE, a cybersecurity risk analysis solutions provider, today announced the release of RiskCalibrator 2.0. Built from the proven flagship solution RiskCalibrator, this updated software platform boasts advanced features including powerful “what if” analysis, root...

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Loss Table Webinar for the FAIR Community

Invitation to the FAIR (Factor Analysis of Information Risk) community: please join us for an educational webinar on how to simplify your loss magnitude estimates through the use of loss tables, and how to...

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New Recorded Webinar on Risk Register

Jack Jones presented Reinventing the Risk Register: Correcting or Avoiding Problems That Can Cripple Cost-Effective Risk Management yesterday. We are pleased to provide both the recording and the slides. Should you have any questions...

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If people managed their personal finances like information security manages risk

by: Jack Jones Imagine that you need to manage your personal finances, but there is one constraint in how you’re able to go about it, specifically: You can only measure income and spending using...

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Heartbleed, we’re not bleeding and hopefully you’re not either

As you’ve probably heard there is a flaw in OpenSSL called the Heartbleed bug that is effecting millions of secure websites. You can read all about the vulnerability and the effects on Bruce Schneier’s...

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Announcing RiskCalibrator 1.1

The CXOWARE team is proud to announce version 1.1 of RiskCalibrator, our enterprise cybersecurity risk analysis application. The latest version adds new reporting abilities, cyber security budget tracking, and many other enhancements to improve...

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