International

7 Misconceptions about GDPR You Need to Understand Now

7 Misconceptions about GDPR You Need to Understand Now

With the GDPR set to go into effect in May, organizations need to have a better understanding of their responsibilities under the new law.

 
Year in Risk 2017

Year in Risk 2017

Whether it was natural disasters, cyberattacks, corporate crises or political uncertainty, risk events made high-profile and often sobering headlines in 2017.

 
On the Ground: Risk Management in a Historic Hurricane Season

On the Ground: Risk Management in a Historic Hurricane Season

Risk and insurance professionals who weathered 2017’s historic hurricane season share their first-hand disaster recovery experiences.

 
The Strengths and Weaknesses of Country Risk Maps

The Strengths and Weaknesses of Country Risk Maps

While country risk maps can be used as the basis for a number of important decisions, the way they are created can reveal flaws.

 
Downstream Disaster

Downstream Disaster

Companies can face serious reputation and financial damage when their products are misused by other parties.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – November

Notepad: Risk in Review – November

The Las Vegas massacre, Hurricane Maria’s impact on Puerto Rico, and more.

 
The Global Economy’s New Frontiers

The Global Economy’s New Frontiers

While operating and investing in emerging markets poses substantial risks, companies can increase their chances for success through robust preparation and contingency planning.

 
Grid: Locked — Managing the Risks of Hacking the Electric Grid

Grid: Locked — Managing the Risks of Hacking the Electric Grid

As more hackers focus on critical infrastructure, risk managers and consumers must prepare for the risks of cyberattacks on the electric grid.

 
Managing the New Dynamics of Terrorism

Managing the New Dynamics of Terrorism

The recent wave of attacks in the EU requires a renewed focus on travel risk management.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – October

Notepad: Risk in Review – October

The impact of Harvey and Irma, an earthquake in Mexico, Equifax’s data breach, and more.

 
The Hunt for Risk Management’s Panda

The Hunt for Risk Management’s Panda

To improve its public image, the risk management profession should follow the lead of the World Wildlife Fund.

 
Global Risk Concerns

Global Risk Concerns

Headline news correlated directly with the top-10 concerns of risk managers globally in 2016.

 
European Forecast Heats Up

European Forecast Heats Up

The summer heat wave in southern Europe may be a sign of the fatal weather extremes to come.

 
Cyberbreaches Cost Companies Billions in Long-Term Value

Cyberbreaches Cost Companies Billions in Long-Term Value

A typical severe cyberbreach results in the permanent loss of 1.8% of a company’s value relative to its competitors.

 
Ransomware Ready: How to Prepare for the Day You Get Locked Out

Ransomware Ready: How to Prepare for the Day You Get Locked Out

As widespread ransomware attacks force organizations to take the threat more seriously, it is critical to develop a clear response strategy.