Business Interruption

Burning Up: California’s Wildfires Increase Risks

Burning Up: California’s Wildfires Increase Risks

Increased wildfire activity in California in 2017 and 2018 has underscored the importance of prevention strategies.

 
Disasters Highlight Potential Uses for Drones

Disasters Highlight Potential Uses for Drones

Risk managers and insurers are finding new applications for drone technology.

 
The Natural Disaster Ripple Effect

The Natural Disaster Ripple Effect

Disasters can have broad impacts on supply chains that require assessment and mitigation.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – October

Notepad: Risk in Review – October

Brazil’s museum fire, deadly floods in India, Nike’s controversial ad, and more.

 
Insurance Coverage for Active Shooter Risks

Insurance Coverage for Active Shooter Risks

The proliferation of shooting incidents has prompted insurers to create focused policies.

 
Preparedness and Continuity Planning for Monsoon Risks

Preparedness and Continuity Planning for Monsoon Risks

Planning business operations around monsoon season can help prevent infrastructure damage, personal injuries, business continuity disruptions, and shorten recovery periods.

 
Property Insurance Allocation When Storms Strike Back-to-Back

Property Insurance Allocation When Storms Strike Back-to-Back

The allocation of multiple occurrences of property damage and business interruption losses is necessary to maximize insurance recovery, rebuild damaged property and resume a policyholder’s business operations.

 
Cryptojacking: How Hackers Steal Resources to Mine Digital Gold

Cryptojacking: How Hackers Steal Resources to Mine Digital Gold

Hackers are increasingly launching attacks that leech computing power and electricity to surreptitiously mine digital currency.

 
A Crash Course in Data Breach Readiness

A Crash Course in Data Breach Readiness

These seven steps will make organizations more resilient in the face of a cyberattack.

 
Developing an Effective Disaster Preparedness and Communication Plan

Developing an Effective Disaster Preparedness and Communication Plan

Organizations must prepare for effective communications before, during and after severe weather events.

 
Improving the Business Restoration Process After a Disaster

Improving the Business Restoration Process After a Disaster

Many companies still fail to plan and prepare properly ahead of disasters to reduce their liabilities.

 
Supply Chain Risk Assessment and Mitigation Gaps

Supply Chain Risk Assessment and Mitigation Gaps

In the face of increasingly complex supply chains, companies largely lack mature processes to monitor and mitigate procurement problems.

 
Active Shooter Coverage Gaining Traction

Active Shooter Coverage Gaining Traction

Insurance products are adapting as the number of mass shootings grows.

 
Only Half of Ransomware Payouts Result in Data Recovery

Only Half of Ransomware Payouts Result in Data Recovery

Only half of those who paid ransoms confirmed successfully recovering their data, while the other half saw complete data loss.

 
The Rising Tide of ­Maritime Shipping Risks

The Rising Tide of ­Maritime Shipping Risks

New technology and increased global trade have led to new risks for the shipping industry.