Emerging Risks

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.

 
Reputation Risk and Social Media

Reputation Risk and Social Media

A new study offers insights on the direct impact of reputation crises on share prices, particularly since the introduction of social media.

 
Artificial Intelligence and Risk Management

Artificial Intelligence and Risk Management

Risk managers and decision makers need to gain a greater understanding of the threats presented by artificial intelligence and machine learning.

 
Incels and the Risk of Workplace Violence

Incels and the Risk of Workplace Violence

Employers need to gain a greater understanding of the incel movement in order to prevent possible workplace incidents.

 
Pale, Stale & Male: Does Board Diversity Matter?

Pale, Stale & Male: Does Board Diversity Matter?

A contributing factor behind many recent corporate scandals may be the lack of diversity and, in turn, limited perspective of a company’s board of directors.

 
Rethinking School Shooter Response and Prevention

Rethinking School Shooter Response and Prevention

Schools need to employ new strategies to avoid the risk of future tragedies.

 
Timehop Provides GDPR Compliance Test Case

Timehop Provides GDPR Compliance Test Case

In July, a U.S. company became one of the first to disclose a data breach under new EU rules.

 
Using the Dark Web to Mitigate Risk

Using the Dark Web to Mitigate Risk

Exploring the dark web can give companies insight into cyberthreats they may face.

 
Managing Energy Sector Risks

Managing Energy Sector Risks

A new study highlights both the growing risk management capabilities and enduring barriers in the energy sector.

 
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 […]

 
Cryptojacking: How Hackers Steal Resources to Mine Digital Gold

Cryptojacking: How Hackers Steal Resources to Mine Digital Gold

Hackers are increasingly launching attacks that leech computing power and electricity to surreptitiously mine digital currency.

 
Mobile Devices: The Next Frontier for Hackers

Mobile Devices: The Next Frontier for Hackers

As more employees use mobile apps for work, IT departments face new security challenges.