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Year in Risk 2019

Year in Risk 2019

A look back at the most notable risk events of the past year shows how risk has evolved, and points to some challenges ahead for risk managers.

 
Enemy of the State: Ransomware Surges Against State and Local Governments

Enemy of the State: Ransomware Surges Against State and Local Governments

Ransomware attacks against cities present risks—and lessons—for risk professionals in all sectors.

 
About Face: The Risks and Challenges of Facial Recognition Technology

About Face: The Risks and Challenges of Facial Recognition Technology

As more businesses use facial recognition, they must contend with privacy risks and technical challenges.

 
Data Ethics: Risk Management for  the Algorithmic Age

Data Ethics: Risk Management for the Algorithmic Age

Big data analytics offers benefits, but its use also poses critical risks for consumers and companies alike.

 
New Immigration Enforcement Risks for STEM Employers

New Immigration Enforcement Risks for STEM Employers

Employers of foreign STEM graduates must prepare for potential ICE investigations.

 
Cyber Coverage Confusion

Cyber Coverage Confusion

“Silent” cyber coverage and war exclusions have increased uncertainty around cyberrisk exposure.

 
Dealing with Disruption

Dealing with Disruption

Organizations must prepare for strategic threats posed by shifting markets and new business models.

 
Strengthening the Links: How Blockchain Can Help Manage Supply Chain Risk

Strengthening the Links: How Blockchain Can Help Manage Supply Chain Risk

Many companies are looking to blockchain for help managing supply chain risk.

 
Human Trafficking: How Businesses Can Combat the Modern Slavery Epidemic

Human Trafficking: How Businesses Can Combat the Modern Slavery Epidemic

Businesses must take steps to help identify and combat modern slavery on their premises and mitigate the risk of liability claims.

 
Making the Grade: Managing Evolving Risks in Higher Education

Making the Grade: Managing Evolving Risks in Higher Education

An enterprise risk approach may better manage the unique risks colleges face, as highlighted by recent scandals.

 
Wrong Numbers: The Risks of Inaccurate Financial Statements

Wrong Numbers: The Risks of Inaccurate Financial Statements

Inaccurate financial statements can add up to serious trouble as the SEC looks to crack down on accounting fraud.

 
Is Three a Crowd in GRC?

Is Three a Crowd in GRC?

In theory, combining governance, risk and compliance can improve efficiency, but organizations will need to evaluate whether such an arrangement will actually work for them.

 
Going for the Gold: Cyberrisks at the Olympic Games

Going for the Gold: Cyberrisks at the Olympic Games

As the world’s highest-profile sporting event approaches, organizers must prepare for an evolving array of cyberthreats.

 
The Risks of Pregnancy-Tracking Apps

The Risks of Pregnancy-Tracking Apps

While pregnancy apps offer some useful benefits, they also raise serious privacy concerns and liability risks.

 
Summertime on the Slopes

Summertime on the Slopes

Ski resorts are becoming year-round destinations, but as operations expand into other seasons, so do the risks.