ForeFront

Beware of Lightning Season

Beware of Lightning Season

Summer is the peak season for lightning strikes, which cost insurers millions of dollars every year.

 
Establishing an Appropriate Risk Culture

Establishing an Appropriate Risk Culture

One of the keys to an effective ERM program is getting everyone to think like a risk manager.

 
Missing Plane Renews Flight Tracking Debate

Missing Plane Renews Flight Tracking Debate

The disappearance of Malaysia Flight 370 has spurred efforts to better monitor air traffic

 
The Small Business Cybersecurity Blindspot

The Small Business Cybersecurity Blindspot

Contrary to popular opinion, small businesses may be even more vulnerable to hackers than larger companies.

 
Are Your Secrets Safe?

Are Your Secrets Safe?

Companies go to great lengths to protect physical data, but the security of intangible assets is often overlooked.

 
Reviewing Your Personnel Policies

Reviewing Your Personnel Policies

Effective human resources policies can reduce the risk of expensive employment claims.

 
Digital Health Services Face Security Issues

Digital Health Services Face Security Issues

Data security concerns make many consumers reluctant to use online health services.

 
Wal-Mart Challenges China on Food Safety

Wal-Mart Challenges China on Food Safety

After $10 million in fines, the world’s biggest retailer is taking a stand on food safety regulations in China.

 
Minimizing Internship-Related Liability

Minimizing Internship-Related Liability

In order to avoid legal trouble, internship programs must be carefully structured.

 
GM Faces Uphill Climb After Recall

GM Faces Uphill Climb After Recall

General Motors has been forced to reassess safety protocols as costs mount for its ignition switch recall.

 
Closing Gaps in Global Property Insurance

Closing Gaps in Global Property Insurance

Many factors can be overlooked when trying to reconcile master and foreign insurance policies.

 
No Butts About Cigarette Ban for CVS

No Butts About Cigarette Ban for CVS

The pharmacy chain’s decision to stop selling tobacco products may bolster both its reputation and revenue.

 
Three Keys to ERM Training

Three Keys to ERM Training

To keep employees engaged, ERM training programs need to be interactive, practical and personal.

 
Avoiding Corrupt Third-Party Suppliers

Avoiding Corrupt Third-Party Suppliers

Given the increased regulatory focus on fraud prevention, companies must insist suppliers meet ethical standards.

 
Safety Rules Put Railroads Back on Track

Safety Rules Put Railroads Back on Track

Accidents involving freight trains carrying crude oil have prompted a new focus on rail safety.