Risk News

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    Let’s make every decision risk-based


    Risk management isn’t about creating risk policies or appetite statements, it is about changing how business decisions are made, says Alex Sidorenko, CEO of Risk Academy. That’s why he has launched Risk Awareness Week, to challenge and change perceptions

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    The Cathay Pacific breach: a lesson in managing data protection risks


    In June, the aviation industry suffered one of the largest known data breaches in recent history when the personal data of 9.4 million Cathay Pacific passengers was compromised. Mark Parsons, Mark Lin and Byron Phillips from Hogan Lovells in Hong Kong unpick the lessons to be learnt

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    Risk culture or culture risk?


    In this article, Business Olympian Group, director, Gavin Freeman, will try to unpack the meaning of “risk culture” and assess whether the role of risk teams is to measure risk culture or culture risk

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    Why gender balance is important in risk management


    What can we do to address gender equality in risk management? Maybe it’s a shift into a different approach that will enable more female leaders and improve the service, irrespective of gender, argues risk practitioner, Patrick Aubrey

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    IP theft costs $600bn a year. Are you prepared?


    Almost every country – and company – is grappling with how to deal with the issue of IP theft as we shift increasingly to a knowledge-based economy. EverEdge CEO Paul Adams examines this critical issue for risk managers

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    Risk lessons you should learn from Kodak


    Historic business failures present some cautionary tales for modern risk managers. In this piece, StrategicRISK takes a closer look at why some of the biggest names in history no longer exist and why.

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    RSA: future of London commercial business “under review”


    RSA chief executive Stephen Hester says remaining London commercial business “will stay under careful review”

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    Gauging the value of your organisation’s risk and performance management


    Simply focusing on what can go wrong is not a recipe for success in today’s dynamic, fast-paced world. Risk and performance management must, instead, look at the whole picture. So, here are seven questions to help measure performance, writes Carol Williams, enterprise risk management consultant and founder of ERM Insights ...

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    The ethical balancing act of boardrooms


    Could organisational psychologists be the key to cutting the risk of misbehaviour? In the post-Hayne report era, all risk managers need to be looking at ways to set ethical behaviour with ‘tone from the top’

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    Critical infrastructure at risk


    The introduction of the industrial internet of things (IoT) across production and supply lines is likely to lead to a broader number of cyber risks and potential attacks.