Findings

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.

 
Assessing Cyber Readiness

Assessing Cyber Readiness

Hiscox found 73% of companies are not adequately prepared to face a cyberattack.

 
M&A Growth Consistent in 2018

M&A Growth Consistent in 2018

Despite large recent acquisitions, M&A activity is expected to largely comprise smaller transactions in 2018.

 
Global Fraud Incidents on the Rise

Global Fraud Incidents on the Rise

As incidents continue to rise, the lines between forms of fraud are increasingly blurred.

 
Reputation Risk Losses Set to Spike?

Reputation Risk Losses Set to Spike?

Stock market conditions may leave companies poised for steep losses resulting from reputation crises in 2018.

 
Gone Phishing

Gone Phishing

More than three-quarters of organizations experienced a phishing attack in 2017.

 
Preventing Employee Lawsuits

Preventing Employee Lawsuits

Employee lawsuits cost companies an average of $160,000 for cases that result in a defense and settlement payment.

 
Insurers to Pay Record $135 Billion for 2017 Disasters

Insurers to Pay Record $135 Billion for 2017 Disasters

The final tally of insured and economic losses from a disaster-packed 2017.

 
Risk Management Pay on the Rise

Risk Management Pay on the Rise

Risk management professionals in the United States saw a 3.5% average increase in their base salary last year.

 
ERM Benchmarks

ERM Benchmarks

Adoption and advancement of enterprise risk management programs are on the rise, but considerable room for improvement remains.

 
The Rise of Intangible Assets

The Rise of Intangible Assets

Businesses are shifting from a focus on tangible assets to intangible assets.

 
Cyberrisk, Talent Pose Top Risks for Financial Services

Cyberrisk, Talent Pose Top Risks for Financial Services

Risk management is gaining prominence in the financial services industry, where boards are devoting more time to oversight.

 
Cybercrime Costs Businesses $11.7 Million Per Year

Cybercrime Costs Businesses $11.7 Million Per Year

The annual costs of cybercrime, number of breaches, and mitigation time to resolve them are all on the rise.

 
Improving Water Risk Management

Improving Water Risk Management

Businesses in the food industry are becoming more aware of their usage and management of water.

 
Alternative Energy Strategies

Alternative Energy Strategies

Businesses in the United States are getting serious about energy resource management programs.