Live FAIR Fundamentals Training Course, Dallas, TX
April 29 - 30, 2020  ·  Worksuites


Both existing FAIR Institute members and non-members are welcome to partake.


Join us for two days of on-site learning for the Introductory FAIR Analysis Fundamentals Course. Led by FAIR experts from our technical advisor, RiskLensĀ®, this workshop-style course will walk you through a foundational introduction to FAIR's core principles and enable analysts like you to: 

  • Recognize the challenges associated with commonly used risk assessment approaches;
  • Distinguish the advantages and limitations associated with FAIR;
  • Internalize and apply basic risk concepts and terminology;
  • Understand common measurement challenges and how to effectively and consistently overcome them using measurement concepts; and
  • Ultimately performing quantitative risk analyses.


Wednesday and Thursday, April, 29-30, 2020


Worksuites, 6060 N Central Expressway, Suite 500, Dallas, TX 75206


You may be wondering why FAIR Training is so valuable. Led by our technical advisors at RiskLens, FAIR Training will help you get ahead in a number of ways:

  • You will learn firsthand from the experts: FAIR is the only standard quantitative model for cybersecurity and operational risk.
  • You will take your career to the next level: analysts trained in FAIR can build an effective approach to improved risk analysis and management, helping their organization not just thrive, but succeed.
  • You will be able to apply FAIR principles in all aspects of business: from identifying control weaknesses and concentrations of risks, to optimizing security mitigation budgets, FAIR will become your new standard.


No prior in-depth understanding of FAIR is necessary.  Technical requirements include a laptop computer capable of connecting to wireless internet (provided) and one of the following browsers: Internet Explorer v9, Firefox v5, Chrome v7, or Safari v5.

Curriculum Overview:

  • Introduction to FAIR
  • The State of the Risk Management Industry Today
  • Assumptions and Terminology
  • Measurement Concepts
  •     Probability vs. Possibility
  •     Probability vs. Prediction
  •     Accuracy vs. Precision
  • Calibrated Estimation
  • The FAIR Model
  • Analysis Scoping
  • Quantifying Operational Risk
  • Controls and the FAIR Model
  • Reporting Risk Analysis Results

Course Materials:

Your RiskLensĀ® instructors will provide you with a comprehensive curriculum, training workbooks, and materials needed to complete course exercises related to the training.

All participants will receive a certificate of completion with credited 16 CPE hours for professional certifications. Upon completion of this course, instructors will share how you can take the OpenFAIR Level 1 certification exam via The Open Group at a Pearson VUE Testing Center near you, and provide you with a voucher that completely covers the cost of the OpenFAIR Certification Exam.

Worksuites, 6060 N Central Expressway Suite 500, Dallas, TX 75206
Location: Worksuites, 6060 N Central Expressway Suite 500, Dallas, TX 75206