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Workers Compensation Insurance Gaps Expose Employers to Injury Lawsuits

Workers Compensation Insurance Gaps Expose Employers to Injury Lawsuits

State legislatures and the courts have allowed exceptions to the traditional workers compensation system that may expose employers to additional legal risk.

 
Incorporating Cloud Security Strategies into the AI and IoT Era

Incorporating Cloud Security Strategies into the AI and IoT Era

Security leaders can apply several lessons from the cloud era to address emerging AI and IoT risks.

 
Why Businesses Struggle with Email Security

Why Businesses Struggle with Email Security

Businesses and their employees are more susceptible than they realize to an array of phishing attacks and impersonations because of their blind trust in business communications—particularly email.

 
New Opioid Lawsuits Hold Executives Liable

New Opioid Lawsuits Hold Executives Liable

In an effort to stem the opioid crisis, prosecutors are taking their fight to the boardroom.

 
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.

 
Two Overlooked Factors in Disaster Recovery

Two Overlooked Factors in Disaster Recovery

Disaster resilience hinges on broader factors like prompt economic stimulus and strong local ties.

 
Understanding the EU’s New Copyright Law

Understanding the EU’s New Copyright Law

Article 13 of the EU’s copyright directive has complex requirements for content providers.

 
Using Captives to Insure Against Political Risk

Using Captives to Insure Against Political Risk

As political risks increase worldwide, captives may provide an answer to key coverage questions.

 
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.

 
Economic Factors Drive Top Risks

Economic Factors Drive Top Risks

Economic and geopolitical uncertainty marked top risks facing businesses this year, while risk readiness hit a 12-year low.

 
Using Data Analytics to Support Strategy

Using Data Analytics to Support Strategy

The top priority for risk professionals looking to develop their company’s risk management capabilities is improving the use of data and analytics.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – June 2019

Notepad: Risk in Review – June 2019

Global extinction, Notre Dame fire aftermath, cyclone preparedness in India, and more.

 
Evaluating Trading Partner Risks

Evaluating Trading Partner Risks

It is important to take economic trends and the business practices of trading partners into account when assessing business risks.

 
The Case for Uniform Data Breach Reporting

The Case for Uniform Data Breach Reporting

By creating clear terms, definitions and regulations on data breach reporting, the United States can gain greater insights on growing and changing cyber threats that companies face across industries.

 
Risk Transfer Considerations in the Wake of a Construction Accident

Risk Transfer Considerations in the Wake of a Construction Accident

Those involved in construction should plan carefully not only how to minimize the risks of accidents but how to maximize their insurance and indemnification recoveries should an accident happen.