Disaster Preparedness

Burning Up: California’s Wildfires Increase Risks

Burning Up: California’s Wildfires Increase Risks

Increased wildfire activity in California in 2017 and 2018 has underscored the importance of prevention strategies.

 
Disasters Highlight Potential Uses for Drones

Disasters Highlight Potential Uses for Drones

Risk managers and insurers are finding new applications for drone technology.

 
The Natural Disaster Ripple Effect

The Natural Disaster Ripple Effect

Disasters can have broad impacts on supply chains that require assessment and mitigation.

 
New Technologies for Wildfire Preparedness

New Technologies for Wildfire Preparedness

Technology has begun to play a larger role in managing wildfire risks by providing new tools to enhance proven mitigation strategies.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – September

Notepad: Risk in Review – September

Wildfires Burn Throughout California In August, the Mendocino Complex fire in Northern California became the largest wildfire in the state’s history. By Aug. 12, it […]

 
Preparedness and Continuity Planning for Monsoon Risks

Preparedness and Continuity Planning for Monsoon Risks

Planning business operations around monsoon season can help prevent infrastructure damage, personal injuries, business continuity disruptions, and shorten recovery periods.

 
The Surprising Toll of Invasive Species

The Surprising Toll of Invasive Species

Non-native plants and animals can cause billions of dollars in damage every year.

 
A Crash Course in Data Breach Readiness

A Crash Course in Data Breach Readiness

These seven steps will make organizations more resilient in the face of a cyberattack.

 
Developing an Effective Disaster Preparedness and Communication Plan

Developing an Effective Disaster Preparedness and Communication Plan

Organizations must prepare for effective communications before, during and after severe weather events.

 
Improving the Business Restoration Process After a Disaster

Improving the Business Restoration Process After a Disaster

Many companies still fail to plan and prepare properly ahead of disasters to reduce their liabilities.

 
Helping the Helpers: Supporting the Resilience of First Responders

Helping the Helpers: Supporting the Resilience of First Responders

Employers can provide proper training and education to prepare responders for the physical and mental toll they may experience.

 
Environment, Cyberrisk Top WEF Risk Predictions

Environment, Cyberrisk Top WEF Risk Predictions

The World Economic Forum forecasts the most important global risks for 2018 and beyond.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – March

Notepad: Risk in Review – March

Cape Town’s water crisis, a Doomsday Clock shift, flying with comfort animals, and more.

 
Developing a Cyberattack Response Plan

Developing a Cyberattack Response Plan

The increasing volume of cyberattacks means that developing a complete response plan for these threats is essential to protecting your business and customers.

 
The Environmental Impact of Hurricanes

The Environmental Impact of Hurricanes

Managing the risks associated with severe weather events, including the immediate and latent pollution unleashed by natural disasters, is a huge challenge.