Findings

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.

 
Insurers Turn to Anti-Fraud Tech

Insurers Turn to Anti-Fraud Tech

To combat rising fraud, insurers are turning to a range of technology tools.

 
The State of Risk Oversight

The State of Risk Oversight

The 2019 State of Risk Oversight study sheds light on the maturity of formal risk management programs.

 
Business Email Compromise on the Rise

Business Email Compromise on the Rise

Breach responders saw a 133% increase last year in business email compromise, driving a rise in cyber losses from hacking.

 
Insurance and Emerging Markets 

Insurance and Emerging Markets 

Emerging markets are expected to be the main driver of growth in the global economy and insurance industry over the next 10 years.

 
Global Uncertainty on the Rise

Global Uncertainty on the Rise

Companies should assess the potential impact of these top political risks for 2019, including possible systemic and secondary effects.

 
Grading Claims Satisfaction

Grading Claims Satisfaction

Property insurers were generally given high ratings for overall customer satisfaction, but these areas of the claims process still need improvement.

 
Is GDPR Compliance Paying Off?

Is GDPR Compliance Paying Off?

In its 2019 Data Privacy Benchmark Study, Cisco found a correlation between GDPR preparedness and the frequency and severity of data breaches.

 
U.S. Slides on Corruption Index

U.S. Slides on Corruption Index

The United States dropped out of the world’s 20 least corrupt countries for the first time since 2011.

 
Inadequate Risk Management Implementation

Inadequate Risk Management Implementation

A recent survey found that business leaders are failing to effectively implement risk management programs in these three key areas.

 
Confidence in Crisis Management

Confidence in Crisis Management

These three trends among those who are “very confident” in their crisis management plans should inform best practices.

 
The Year’s Worst Password Offenders

The Year’s Worst Password Offenders

These high-profile individuals and organizations made the most significant password-related mistakes during the year.

 
The Top Business Risks for 2019

The Top Business Risks for 2019

In its new Risk Map 2019, Control Risks predicted the year’s top business risks.