Articles by Morgan O'Rourke

Year in Risk 2017

Year in Risk 2017

Whether it was natural disasters, cyberattacks, corporate crises or political uncertainty, risk events made high-profile and often sobering headlines in 2017.

 
The Other 2017s

The Other 2017s

This year could have been much worse.

 
How to Respond to an Active Shooter

How to Respond to an Active Shooter

The tragedy in Las Vegas offers a reminder that understanding how to respond to an active shooter situation can mean the difference between life and death.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – October

Notepad: Risk in Review – October

The impact of Harvey and Irma, an earthquake in Mexico, Equifax’s data breach, and more.

 
In Defense of Spelling

In Defense of Spelling

Good spelling matters.

 
Identifying an Embezzler

Identifying an Embezzler

Five common characteristics of embezzlers can help companies reduce the risk of employee theft.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – September

Notepad: Risk in Review – September

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

 
European Forecast Heats Up

European Forecast Heats Up

The summer heat wave in southern Europe may be a sign of the fatal weather extremes to come.

 
Winter Is Coming

Winter Is Coming

Like a Game of Thrones winter, hackers are coming.

 
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.

 
The Kangaroo Conundrum

The Kangaroo Conundrum

Driven crazy by kangaroos.

 
Risks and Opportunities for Drone Ships

Risks and Opportunities for Drone Ships

Autonomous technology may soon hit the seas as companies develop remote-controlled or even fully autonomous ships.

 
Running with Risk

Running with Risk

Nike’s Breaking2 campaign was an exercise in risk management—and a lesson in its limitations.

 
Total Cost of Risk Declines Again

Total Cost of Risk Declines Again

For the third consecutive year, businesses saw a decline in their total cost of risk.

 
Super-Powered Diversity

Super-Powered Diversity

Diversity among superheroes.