Findings

Can Boards Live Up to Expectations?

Can Boards Live Up to Expectations?

A majority of directors see a considerable gap between the expectations and reality of the board’s ability to oversee a company.

 
Insurers and Climate Change

Insurers and Climate Change

While more U.S. insurers are improving their disclosure and management of climate risk, most are still giving it minimal attention.

 
The Rise of Ransomware

The Rise of Ransomware

Ransomware attacks have quadrupled in 2016, and many industries are seeing a significant uptick in hacking and malware attacks.

 
Pollution Risks for Contractors

Pollution Risks for Contractors

While the construction industry is seeing a revival, the skilled labor shortage has increased the risk of errors.

 
EU Firms Complacent on Cyberrisk

EU Firms Complacent on Cyberrisk

While the vast majority of large businesses report suffering a breach, many are notably unprepared—and unconcerned—looking forward.

 
The Persistence of Paradoxical Password Problems

The Persistence of Paradoxical Password Problems

Password security has never been more important, yet many people have still not adjusted their behavior accordingly.

 
Cybersecurity Misconceptions

Cybersecurity Misconceptions

Cybercrime is a booming business, but many companies are still operating under many misconceptions about cyberthreats.

 
Better Supply Chain Monitoring

Better Supply Chain Monitoring

Many of the tools companies are using to monitor their supply chains are not adequate to identify compliance and reputation risks.

 
Compliance Officers Under Fire

Compliance Officers Under Fire

As new regulations put increased focus on individual accountability, more chief compliance officers are questioning their careers.

 
Buyers Uncertain About Cyber Insurance Payouts

Buyers Uncertain About Cyber Insurance Payouts

Many companies that have purchased cyber insurance remain unsure whether the policy will payout for social engineering.

 
Heading for Disaster

Heading for Disaster

Many middle-market companies are still unprepared to ensure business continuity in the wake of natural disasters.

 
The Weakest Supply Chain Link

The Weakest Supply Chain Link

As supply chains become more digitally interconnected, they are also becoming increasingly vulnerable to cyberattack.

 
Constant Hacking

Constant Hacking

Nine out of 10 businesses experienced at least one hacking incident in the past year, yet risk managers may be doing less on some critical measures.

 
Integrating Organizational Risk

Integrating Organizational Risk

While risk management is becoming increasingly prominent, companies are still trying to find a more integrated approach.

 
Emerging Risks for the Insurance Industry

Emerging Risks for the Insurance Industry

Swiss Re’s annual SONAR report points to the three risks likely to have the greatest potential impact on the insurance industry in the coming years.