Articles by Caroline McDonald

College Captive Offers Hands-On Experience

College Captive Offers Hands-On Experience

A Butler University program gives students the chance to develop and manage their own captive.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – September

Notepad: Risk in Review – September

Hackers extort HBO, Kanye West v. Lloyd’s, voting machine flaws exposed, and more.

 
Global Risk Concerns

Global Risk Concerns

Headline news correlated directly with the top-10 concerns of risk managers globally in 2016.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – July/August

Notepad: Risk in Review – July/August

Investigating the cause of London’s Grenfell Tower fire, Uber’s CEO resigns, and more.

 
IoT Risks for the Oil and Gas Industry

IoT Risks for the Oil and Gas Industry

The internet of things has improved productivity and lowered costs in the oil and gas industry, but also introduces vulnerability to cyberattacks.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – June

Notepad: Risk in Review – June

Hacking the French election, a unicorn fight, a reputation crisis at United Airlines and more.

 
Board Oversight and Sustainability

Board Oversight and Sustainability

Environmental, social, and governance initiatives appear to be directly related to a company’s long-term performance and profitability.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – May

Notepad: Risk in Review – May

North Carolina’s bathroom bill repeal, the Atlantic hurricane season outlook and more.

 
The Infrastructure Investment Gap

The Infrastructure Investment Gap

The United States spends only 2.5% of its GDP on infrastructure.

 
Arson Dogs to the Rescue

Arson Dogs to the Rescue

Fire scene investigators team up with trained canine detectives to help sniff out foul play.

 
Oroville Dam Highlights Infrastructure Risks

Oroville Dam Highlights Infrastructure Risks

The near-collapse of a California dam underlines the perils of decaying infrastructure.

 
Only Humans Can Prevent Wildfires

Only Humans Can Prevent Wildfires

A study of wildfires in the United States found that the number of blazes caused by humans is much higher than previously believed.

 
Low Margins Put Shipping at Risk

Low Margins Put Shipping at Risk

Market conditions in the shipping industry may mean crises for cargo companies.

 
Delivering Risk

Delivering Risk

As restaurant deliveries become more popular, so do the accompanying risks.

 
Steady Supply: The 2017 P/C Insurance Market Outlook

Steady Supply: The 2017 P/C Insurance Market Outlook

Declining premium rates and abundant capacity point to a favorable market for property/casualty insurance in 2017.