Articles by Adam Jacobson

Insurers Divest from Coal Over Climate Risks

Insurers Divest from Coal Over Climate Risks

Insurers are pulling coverage and investments related to the mining and use of coal.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – November 2019

Notepad: Risk in Review – November 2019

Japan typhoon losses, top travel firm collapses, capital cities on the move, and more.

 
Lloyd’s Discloses Employee Harassment Statistics

Lloyd’s Discloses Employee Harassment Statistics

A survey of Lloyd’s employees about sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior has prompted change.

 
Smart Home Devices and Privacy Risk

Smart Home Devices and Privacy Risk

Smart home devices pose notable data privacy risks for consumers and businesses.

 
Gender Bias in Tech Interviews

Gender Bias in Tech Interviews

More than half of women who applied for tech jobs had a negative experience or know a woman who has.

 
The Most Common Cyber Claim

The Most Common Cyber Claim

Business email compromise became the most common incident in cyber insurance claims in 2018.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – October 2019

Notepad: Risk in Review – October 2019

Hurricane Dorian losses, CEOs advocate for gun control, measles eradication status, and more.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – September 2019

Notepad: Risk in Review – September 2019

Tesla’s safety claims scrutinized, Capital One hacked, global food supply at risk, and more.

 
Confronting Workplace Bias

Confronting Workplace Bias

Even at companies fostering inclusive workplaces, employees report that they still regularly experience bias.

 
The Risks of Pregnancy-Tracking Apps

The Risks of Pregnancy-Tracking Apps

While pregnancy apps offer some useful benefits, they also raise serious privacy concerns and liability risks.

 
Climate Risk Planning Neglect

Climate Risk Planning Neglect

While many leaders expect significant business impacts from climate change, actual preparation lags.

 
Key Steps for Surviving a Corporate Crisis

Key Steps for Surviving a Corporate Crisis

Companies that have successfully weathered crises took these critical steps to protect themselves before and after the event.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – July/August 2019

Notepad: Risk in Review – July/August 2019

Earthquakes rock California, insurers phase out coal, ransomware wave crashes cities, and more.

 
Preparing Employees for Travel Risks

Preparing Employees for Travel Risks

Recent violence in Northern Ireland illustrates the need to prepare for risk in any destination.

 
UK Cybersecurity Office Warns Against Weak Passwords

UK Cybersecurity Office Warns Against Weak Passwords

The National Cyber Security Centre offered password security insights after interviews with more than 2,500 members of the public.