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Will cyber policies cover huge GDPR fines facing British Airways and Marriott?

The penalties come two days after British Airways was fined £183m by the Information Commissioner’s Officer for a separate data privacy breach


Everything you need to know about the G20 summit

In this must-read piece from Andy Gilholm, principal and director of Analysis at Control Risks considers the outlook beyond the G20 talks and considers some specific escalation risks including China’s planned “unreliable entities list”.


Risk-manage your EBITDA with transparency

Most executive decisions are made with the company’s EBITDA in mind. So, aligning your key risk indicators to your EBITDA will ensure that the risk department stands out. But achieving this isn’t always easy. Adrian Clements has this advice

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Risk culture – creating clarity from chaos

Corporate toxicity, disruptive innovation and competition – can all be managed with strong risk culture set from the top down, writes Horst Simon of The Risk Culture Builder

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Culture and trust in a complex and disruptive world

Disconnected risk culture (DRC), says Alan Hilburg, president, Hilburg Associates, is the single greatest threat to organisations over the next five years. Why? Failing to culturally connect multi-generational and multi-cultural workforces has created a global crisis of distrust within organisations - and historic levels of risk.

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Beyond a one-stop shop

The pitfalls to buying business travel insurance for employees are plenty. But insurers have taken note and are offering blended but robust and bespoke coverage, says Ian Robinson, head of UK personal insurance, AIG

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In tech we must trust

No matter how sophisticated, security technology only keeps people safe if they use it. How do you ensure staff engage with the tech you develop?

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Avoid a tug of war

HR and risk departments may both be seeking to protect employees from conflict overseas, but must beware the conflict among themselves

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Build a security culture

How do you foster threat awareness and guard against complacency among your travelling workforce? We get the lowdown from Tess Baker, director at crisis prevention and response consultancy NYA – AIG’s service partner in crisis management

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The rise of cyber terror

Terrorist groups targeting business and even governments with ransomware and data theft could wreak misery and mayhem. But there are ways to armour up

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We are trying to revolutionise risk


When it comes to risks, the only constant is change. We have launched the #ChangingRisk survey to find out how you, the industry, believe we can adapt, so that we remain most valuable and relevant in this rapidly moving business world. Here’s a preview of the results so far


Four changes risk managers must make if they want to make a difference


Risk managers need to change the way they view, approach and act on risk. There are no quick fixes, just a hard process for #ChangingRisk, writes Hans Læssøe, principal consultant at AKTUS and former risk manager of The LEGO Group


Risk managers need to be brave and reach the next level


Airmic board member and risk manager for BT Tracey Skinner explains why risk managers need to talk to as many people as possible and not be blinded by their jargon

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Valuing intangible assets


Data has an intrinsic value but how do insurers value an intangible asset? James Tuplin from AXA XL explains.

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How to upgrade your risk management


As part of our #ChangingRisk series at Airmic 2019, Julia Graham, deputy chief executive and technical director at Airmic says risk managers must upskill on communication and storytelling and broaden their knowledge to gain the eyes and ears of the c-suite and the board

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Fast track to rail innovation

Advancements in train travel are notoriously slow. So it is unexpected that railways could be the root of the first significant innovation in mass passenger transit in more than a century


Automating the high seas

The world’s first fully automated vessel is expected to set off on its first unmanned voyage by 2022 and that promises to be a good thing for the environment. But the innovation comes from an unlikely corner of the marine industry


Taxis: prosperity and pain

Ride-sharing apps like Uber have been both good and bad for taxi drivers. But the introduction of autonomous vehicles is likely to signal a bleak future for all professional drivers – and challenges for insurers


One-way ticket to a green future

Climate change concerns are fuelling a change in direction as air travel industry explores environmentally friendlier alternatives. The risks of such innovation are high, but the greatest risk of all is standing still

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The Journal


The Journal: Business interruption


StrategicRISK and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions launch the second edition of The Journal examining business interruption


StrategicRISK The Journal: Product recall


The first edition of The Journal examines product recall risk.

Risk leaders

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Perception is king

A ‘stuffy’, ‘data-led’, ‘paper-driven’ profession is what some believe risk management to be. But it is a perception far from the truth, and Tim Murray, Airmic’s new chair, is on a mission to let everyone know what risk management really is about. Sara Benwell reports

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The science guy

Smart technology while great for business are also increasing our exposure to cyber risks. But Airbus Defence and Space’s risk manager Philippe Cotelle says it’s not rocket science. His approach to cyber risk is influencing our entire industry. His first lesson? Make the tech guys your new best friends

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Taking the temperature of risk

When Kurt Meyer took the job as head of risk and insurance for the swiss national grid, he had no idea that it would lead him to reshape the conversation around risk management.

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‘We need to be agile in the way we look at risk’

Nor Adila Ismail, the long-serving chief risk officer at Malaysian oil and gas company PETRONAS, has taken an unconventional route to the top. She reveals what she has learned about the risk profession, and offers some advice to newcomers.

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Bright young star

Risk managers all love a nice long risk document, right? Not so StarHub’s Nigel Tay. Meet the man bringing on-the-ground collaboration, agile process and even fun to corporate risk management. Trust us, you’ll like him.