Emerging Risks

Year in Risk 2018

Year in Risk 2018

By examining some of the most notable risk events of the past year, risk managers can better understand the challenges and opportunities on the horizon.

 
Global Regulation Landscape: Data Protection in 2018

Global Regulation Landscape: Data Protection in 2018

As threats to data privacy and security proliferate, authorities worldwide have been increasingly active, making it a banner year for data security regulation.

 
The Impact of Sanctions on Global Business

The Impact of Sanctions on Global Business

The Trump administration’s approach to trade sanctions has created challenges for businesses.

 
Engaging Employees in Their Own Duty of Care

Engaging Employees in Their Own Duty of Care

Policies alone may not be enough to fulfill your obligations to workers if the plans are ignored.

 
Mitigating Third Party Risk in Supply Chains

Mitigating Third Party Risk in Supply Chains

Digital supply chains can expose critical data to increasing levels of risk.

 
Impact of Climate Disasters Surges

Impact of Climate Disasters Surges

Direct economic losses from climate-related disasters have increased 151% over the past 20 years.

 
Cyber Insurance Market Trends

Cyber Insurance Market Trends

A new survey offers insight into who’s purchased new cyber insurance policies in 2018 and why.

 
Transforming the Risk Function to Increase its Effectiveness

Transforming the Risk Function to Increase its Effectiveness

The risk function at financial institutions is increasingly expected to act both as a cost-avoidance and brand-protection lever for the business as well as one that informs on value creation.

 
Mini Meteorologists: How Satellite Technology Is Reducing Weather Risks

Mini Meteorologists: How Satellite Technology Is Reducing Weather Risks

Constellations of smaller, cheaper satellites promise better, more timely weather data for businesses across a range of industries.

 
Taking a Stand Is Taking a Risk

Taking a Stand Is Taking a Risk

As with Nike’s Colin Kaepernick ad, companies face both risks and rewards from speaking out.

 
The Rising Impact of Political Risk

The Rising Impact of Political Risk

As geopolitical tensions heat up, companies are increasingly forced to address a corresponding rise in their political risk exposure.

 
Understanding the Risk of “Immutable” Blockchain Applications

Understanding the Risk of “Immutable” Blockchain Applications

Blockchain has some powerful advantages, but a database that cannot be edited and software that cannot be turned off present unique and potentially troubling risks. 

 
Insuring Against GDPR Liability

Insuring Against GDPR Liability

Will the European Union’s new data protection regulation impact the cyber insurance market?

 
Disasters Highlight Potential Uses for Drones

Disasters Highlight Potential Uses for Drones

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

 
Cyberattacks Increase Public Sector Risk

Cyberattacks Increase Public Sector Risk

If left unchecked, cyberrisk in the public sector could not only erode public trust in these enterprises, but negatively impact their credit ratings.