Findings

Tech Risk Knowledge Gap

Tech Risk Knowledge Gap

Many risk professionals are struggling to keep pace with the risks associated with emerging technology.

 
Workplace Deaths on the Rise

Workplace Deaths on the Rise

A sharp increase in fatal workplace violence contributed to growing numbers of workers killed on the job.

 
Adapting to Innovation Risks

Adapting to Innovation Risks

While innovation is necessary to move companies forward, it also presents another set of risks.

 
Ethical Misconduct in the Workplace

Ethical Misconduct in the Workplace

Fewer employees report seeing unethical conduct at work, but retaliation has doubled.

 
Risk Complexity Increasing

Risk Complexity Increasing

A majority of organizations recently experienced operational surprise due to unexpected risks.

 
Supply Chain Risk Assessment and Mitigation Gaps

Supply Chain Risk Assessment and Mitigation Gaps

In the face of increasingly complex supply chains, companies largely lack mature processes to monitor and mitigate procurement problems.

 
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.