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Preparing for Disaster: A 12-Step Program for the Practical Policyholder

Preparing for Disaster: A 12-Step Program for the Practical Policyholder

To prepare for disaster, policyholders must learn to think more like insurance companies.

 
Measles in the Workplace

Measles in the Workplace

The current measles outbreak has raised questions about employers’ obligations and liabilities.

 
Risks of the Sharing Economy

Risks of the Sharing Economy

Peer-to-peer companies like Uber and Airbnb face a host of unforeseen risks.

 
Q&A: Reining in the Risks

Q&A: Reining in the Risks

RIMS President Richard Roberts discusses his risk management program and industry trends.

 
See No Evil, Hear No Evil

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

The music industry’s Kill Bill mentality.

 
Making IP Part of Your Risk Plan

Making IP Part of Your Risk Plan

Despite its importance, intellectual property is often overlooked in risk management planning.

 
Five Keys to Using Operational Risk Metrics

Five Keys to Using Operational Risk Metrics

Big data creates valuable opportunities to improve risk assessments and business strategies.

 
Life Science M&As Create New Risks

Life Science M&As Create New Risks

As life science companies acquire businesses, they need to be mindful of evolving risk profiles.

 
Expanding Workplace Wellness

Expanding Workplace Wellness

With 80% of companies offering some kind of wellness program, nontraditional initiatives are growing in popularity.

 
Internet of Things Use Lagging

Internet of Things Use Lagging

Most executives see the opportunities in IoT technology, but few have developed a strategy and committed funds to use it.

 
Executives Looking Inward for Greatest Risks in 2015

Executives Looking Inward for Greatest Risks in 2015

C-suite executives and board members see some of the biggest challenges now come from within the organization.

 
Reassessing Your Cyberinsurance Coverage

Reassessing Your Cyberinsurance Coverage

In light of recent hacking incidents, a regular review and tune-up of insurance coverages, particularly cyberinsurance, is important.

 
Sony Faces Lawsuits After Data Breach

Sony Faces Lawsuits After Data Breach

In the wake of an embarrassing cyberattack, Sony employees have filed class actions.

 
Are Risk Assessments Increasing Your Risks?

Are Risk Assessments Increasing Your Risks?

Poor understanding of risk assessments can lead to increased legal liability.

 
How Not to Void Your Cyberinsurance Policy

How Not to Void Your Cyberinsurance Policy

Misrepresentations, warranties and exclusions in cyberrisk policies could result in coverage loss.