Emerging Risks

Data Privacy Governance in the Age of GDPR

Data Privacy Governance in the Age of GDPR

With new data protection regulations, Canadian and U.S. companies must reassess how they process and safeguard personal information.

 
Will Climate Change Impact Reinsurance Rates?

Will Climate Change Impact Reinsurance Rates?

As natural disaster losses mount, the reinsurance response could spur action on climate change.

 
The Dangers of Shadow Apps

The Dangers of Shadow Apps

The use of unsanctioned apps in the workplace introduces new risks for IT departments.

 
Global Uncertainty on the Rise

Global Uncertainty on the Rise

Companies should assess the potential impact of these top political risks for 2019, including possible systemic and secondary effects.

 
Taking Action on Climate Change

Taking Action on Climate Change

As the potentially devastating impacts of climate change become clear, risk managers must assess the resulting risk exposures and ­opportunities for their companies.

 
The Looming Long-Tail Risk of E-Cigarettes

The Looming Long-Tail Risk of E-Cigarettes

E-cigarette makers may be facing mass liability from long-term consumer health issues.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – March 2019

Notepad: Risk in Review – March 2019

Spotlight on sex trafficking, a GDPR fine for Google, PG&E’s bankruptcy, and more.

 
Sharing Cybersecurity Responsibility

Sharing Cybersecurity Responsibility

Cybersecurity efforts have traditionally been the responsibility of organizations that hold data, but with so much at stake from a breach, consumers now have a role to play as well.

 
The Calculus of Controversy

The Calculus of Controversy

Aiming to enhance reputation and galvanize consumers, more companies are publicly weighing in on hot-button issues.

 
The Perils of Ignoring Supervisor Misconduct

The Perils of Ignoring Supervisor Misconduct

Courts are reexamining employers’ defenses against sexual harassment claims.

 
Protecting Your Software Supply Chain

Protecting Your Software Supply Chain

Attacks on the software supply chain introduce vulnerabilities into company infrastructure.

 
The Year’s Worst Password Offenders

The Year’s Worst Password Offenders

These high-profile individuals and organizations made the most significant password-related mistakes during the year.

 
The Top Business Risks for 2019

The Top Business Risks for 2019

In its new Risk Map 2019, Control Risks predicted the year’s top business risks.

 
Q&A: Great Expectations

Q&A: Great Expectations

RIMS President Gloria Brosius discusses her goals for 2019 and the challenges facing risk professionals.

 
Examining the Emerging Economic Risks for 2019

Examining the Emerging Economic Risks for 2019

For businesses trading globally, understanding emerging economic risks is vital for setting smart strategy.