International

Sworn to Secrecy: Protecting Trade Secrets and Intellectual Property

Sworn to Secrecy: Protecting Trade Secrets and Intellectual Property

Given the key value of trade secrets, companies must evaluate their protection measures to mitigate theft and misappropriation risks.

 
Checks and Balances: Reevaluating the Role of External Audit

Checks and Balances: Reevaluating the Role of External Audit

Subpar work, conflicts of interest and recent corporate failures are prompting a reassessment of external audit’s role.

 
Preparing Employees for Travel Risks

Preparing Employees for Travel Risks

Recent violence in Northern Ireland illustrates the need to prepare for risk in any destination.

 
Understanding the EU’s New Copyright Law

Understanding the EU’s New Copyright Law

Article 13 of the EU’s copyright directive has complex requirements for content providers.

 
Using Captives to Insure Against Political Risk

Using Captives to Insure Against Political Risk

As political risks increase worldwide, captives may provide an answer to key coverage questions.

 
UK Cybersecurity Office Warns Against Weak Passwords

UK Cybersecurity Office Warns Against Weak Passwords

The National Cyber Security Centre offered password security insights after interviews with more than 2,500 members of the public.

 
Economic Factors Drive Top Risks

Economic Factors Drive Top Risks

Economic and geopolitical uncertainty marked top risks facing businesses this year, while risk readiness hit a 12-year low.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – June 2019

Notepad: Risk in Review – June 2019

Global extinction, Notre Dame fire aftermath, cyclone preparedness in India, and more.

 
The Reality of Trade Secret Protection

The Reality of Trade Secret Protection

A recent survey offers insight on trade secret theft protection, investigations and opportunities for improvement.

 
Before Disaster Strikes: How to Prepare for Natural Catastrophes

Before Disaster Strikes: How to Prepare for Natural Catastrophes

A thorough disaster preparedness and response plan will help protect personnel, facilities and operations, and speed business recovery.

 
Getting Serious About ESG Risks

Getting Serious About ESG Risks

Investors are increasingly scrutinizing environmental, social and governance activity.

 
Strengthening Third-Party Risk Management

Strengthening Third-Party Risk Management

Vendors are essential for doing business but may also introduce serious security risks.

 
Achieving True Business Resilience

Achieving True Business Resilience

Operationalizing risk management with data will strengthen business continuity planning.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – May 2019

Notepad: Risk in Review – May 2019

Purdue settles opioid case, floods in the U.S. Midwest, Boeing planes grounded, and more.

 
The Evolution of Parametric Insurance

The Evolution of Parametric Insurance

The insurance industry is creating new applications for index-based coverage.