Security Forum

San Diego Meeting Agenda

January 31, 2018



The Security Forum will have activities for one full day of dedicated forum meeting: Tuesday the forum On Wednesday, the Security Forum will have a ½ day meeting on the current set of active initiatives as well as future planning (see details below). In the afternoon, the Security Forum will conduct an open workshop on the Open FAIR standard as well as an introduction to a new Open FAIR Risk Analysis Tool and its support document. The Open FAIR Process Guide will be introduced.



Meeting Description



2:00 - 5:30

Open Trusted Technology Forum (OTTF)"The Flaw of Averages describes a set of common avoidable mistakes in assessing risk in the face of uncertainty.  It helps explain why conventional methods of gauging the future are so wrong so often, and is an accessory to the recent economic catastrophe [2007-2009]. Once grasped, these ideas can lead us to more effective forecasting and decision making." - Sam Savage

The Security Forum will have a ½ day meeting Monday afternoon to discuss current status on OTTF specific activities, future direction as well as an update on the IoT initiative. 


Dr. Savage presents the concepts in three parts:

Probability Management - describes



9:00 – 12:30

Discussion on Open FAIR, its development and promoting adoption, tool development and collaboration with “Probability Management”. There will also be a discussion on IoT


2:00 – 5:30

An Open Session Workshop on Open FAIR, the Open FAIR Process Guide and introduction to the new Open FAIR Risk Analysis Tool.



Security Forum

Wednesday, January 31, 2018


Items of Discussion


9:00 – 9:15

Review of Agenda

Announcements/Brief Update status of current projects/Road Map

Forum Director and Co-Chairs

9:15 - 10:30

Future Directions of Open FAIR:

o   Status of current FAIR projects

o   Does the FAIR standard need to be updated to reflect advancements in the FAIR spreadsheet tool?

o   Open FAIR and issues regarding promotion and adoption including:

-       Process Guide

-       Proposed Risk Analysis initiatives (Security Coordination Project)

-       Potential extensions to the standard

-       Collaboration with the FAIR Institute

-       Collaboration with “Probability Management”

-       Rebranding Initiative

-       How to capitalize on the Academic Program

Forum Director and Co-Chairs

10:30 – 11:00



11:00 – 12:30

Status of IoT Initiative

Steve Borchert

12:30 – 2:00



2:00 – 3:30

Open Session Open FAIR Work Shop:

-       Introduction to Open FAIR Open FAIR Risk Analysis Tool


Mike Jerbic

3:30 – 4:00



4:00 – 5:30

Open Session Open FAIR Work Shop:

-       Open FAIR Process Guide


Mike Jerbic