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Inflation a Threat for Reinsurance

Inflation a Threat for Reinsurance

Future inflation may affect reinsurers’ profitability across all lines of business.

 
Revenge of the Former Employee

Revenge of the Former Employee

Disgruntled employees can create IT security concerns.

 
Effects of Climate Change

Effects of Climate Change

Experts suggest that climate change could have an increasingly serious effect on coastal flooding.

 
Immunology

Immunology

The H1N1 pandemic is the latest episode in a long history of disease and its impact on public health.

 
Is the Smart Grid Smart Enough?

Is the Smart Grid Smart Enough?

The U.S. power grid is in dire need of an update. But will the risks outshine the benefits?

 
Q&A: Handling Fraud Claims

Q&A: Handling Fraud Claims

Brad Murlick and Paul Lux of Navigant Consulting discuss how to respond to fraud claims.

 
Teaching a Man to Not Fish

Teaching a Man to Not Fish

A record bluefin tuna sale highlights the overfishing of a species nearing collapse.

 
Five Internal Investigation Missteps

Five Internal Investigation Missteps

When investigating an employee for fraud, it is important to avoid some common mistakes.

 
Avoiding Doc Ock

Avoiding Doc Ock

Risk managers are facing the long arms of regulatory pressure from all directions.

 
10 Questions for Your Insurer

10 Questions for Your Insurer

Risk managers need to ask the right questions in order to gauge the health of their insurers.

 
The Battle of Red Square

The Battle of Red Square

A calculated risk proves there is no bad blood between rival fraternities.

 
The Dark Side of Sunshine

The Dark Side of Sunshine

A black market for solar panels undermines environmental efforts and leads to increased theft.

 
Your Grandmother Is a Liar

Your Grandmother Is a Liar

You shouldn’t trust your grandmother’s so-called wisdom farther than you can throw it

 
Security Breach on Capitol Hill

Security Breach on Capitol Hill

The data security procedures of Congress were called into question after a junior staffer’s error.

 
Brain Trust

Brain Trust

Increasing evidence that playing football leads to brain injury has become a headache for the NFL.