Disaster Preparedness

Year in Risk 2016

Year in Risk 2016

A review of some of the most important risk events of the year can help risk professionals guide their organizations toward future success.

 
Terror Tech

Terror Tech

From defense contractors to tech startups, a number of companies are creating new technology to deploy in the ongoing fight against terrorism.

 
Protecting Critical Infrastructure From Cyberattack

Protecting Critical Infrastructure From Cyberattack

Organizations need to take measures to protect physical operations from cyberattacks.

 
Four Years After Sandy, Storm Resilience Lags

Four Years After Sandy, Storm Resilience Lags

Efforts to fortify New York and New Jersey coastlines against storm damage are still ongoing.

 
Building Resilience: Using Rating Systems to Mitigate Disaster Risk

Building Resilience: Using Rating Systems to Mitigate Disaster Risk

Resilience ratings can ensure that natural disasters have a low impact on critical building infrastructure.

 
Heading for Disaster

Heading for Disaster

Many middle-market companies are still unprepared to ensure business continuity in the wake of natural disasters.

 
Mitigating Evolving Water Threats

Mitigating Evolving Water Threats

As climate change takes its toll, businesses must act to address flood and drought risks.

 
Strategies for Funding Wildfire Mitigation

Strategies for Funding Wildfire Mitigation

Communities struggle with the cost of wildfires as climate change increases their likelihood.

 
Tracking the Zika Pandemic

Tracking the Zika Pandemic

As the Zika virus outbreak spreads around the world, businesses must assess the risks and develop plans to keep their employees safe.

 
Stormy Seas

Stormy Seas

As hurricane season approaches, the shipping industry must take steps to protect its operations and the rest of the supply chain.

 
Addressing Business Interruption Exposures

Addressing Business Interruption Exposures

Having the right business interruption coverage could be the key to surviving a disaster.

 
The Challenges of Hurricane Forecasting

The Challenges of Hurricane Forecasting

Year-to-year variability in the tropics and the combination, El Nino and other climate factors complicate hurricane forecasting for the 2016 season.

 
Under Fire: Planning for Wildfire Risk

Under Fire: Planning for Wildfire Risk

After a record-breaking wildfire season in 2015, it is more critical than ever for businesses to develop plans to protect their property and personnel.

 
Building an International Claims Strategy

Building an International Claims Strategy

With careful advance planning, risk managers can ensure the timely resolution of complex international property claims.

 
Los Angeles Mandates Earthquake Retrofitting

Los Angeles Mandates Earthquake Retrofitting

Many property owners in Los Angeles will soon be required to initiate costly safety upgrades.