Risk Management

'Top Gun' pilot who took on Taliban while flying upside down still waiting to bring American wife home

A decorated Royal Navy pilot nicknamed “Top Gun” has told how his American wife has been left homeless while the Home Office decides whether she can join him in Britain.<p>Commander Simon Rawlins, 39, said in a letter to <i>The Daily Telegraph</i> that his wife, Marianne, 34, was stuck in limbo after he was …

Management Consulting

5 steps leaders can take to improve cybersecurity in their organization

Nearly half of companies do not have an overall information security strategy, according to a new report from PwC. Here's how leaders can step up …

Cybersecurity

David Versus Goliath In The Age Of Social Media

Everyone has heard an angry customer hastily leaving an establishment while threatening to never shop there again, or sat in a restaurant near a table complaining loudly about the service and wait time. Perhaps you have been that unhappy customer. I will personally admit to leaving a frustrated …

United Airlines

Authers’ Note: Black and Blue Monday

<i>Sign up to receive Authers’ Note daily by email here</i><p>Thursday brings us the anniversary of the blackest day in Wall Street. Black Monday, October 19 …

Trading

The future of risk management in the digital era

We collaborated with the Institute of International Finance (IIF) and more than 50 institutions around the world, including banks, regulators, and …

Project Management

UPDATE 1-MCX launches India's first gold options contract

(Adds comment, detail)<p>Oct 17 (Reuters) - India's Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) MCEI.NS on Tuesday launched the country's first gold options contract …

Finance

MME’s framework for legal & risk assessment of Blockchain Crypto Property (i.e. cryptoassets)

<b>🔨 But why?</b><p>Aiming at improving <b>trust and adoption of blockchain technology</b>, MME, a renowned Swiss law firm in crypto-land for their work with …

Bitcoin

Patrick Murphy: 2L with 2L

The wakeup call is coming in less than 30 days. Regardless of whether or not 2L passes, will the city of Boulder still ignore all those who vote to …

Chose

California’s Multimillion-Dollar Pot Farms Are Going Up in Smoke

Talk about a buzz kill: In addition to charring acres of wine country north of San Francisco, California’s sweeping wildfires are also destroying cannabis farms in and around the state’s Emerald Triangle.<p>For many producers, the financial losses include not just harvest-ready crops, but recent …

Cannabis

Reporting climate risk is a major business opportunity

Marks & Spencer, Aviva, Ferrovial and others endorsed CDP's call for investors and companies to commit to climate risk recommendations.

Climate

Is Gold Really a Good Hedge?

Gold bugs point to a myriad of reasons to own their favorite metal, from fiat currency debasement to gold’s history as a monetary unit. Among the …

Business

How to engage with the C-suite on cyber risk management, part 2

In Part 1 of this series on on delivering meaningful metrics to boards, I talked about the need to discuss security risks in ways that relate to …

C-suite Leadership

Know your risks and prevent heart disease

What is your risk for heart and vascular disease?

Diabetes

Plague outbreak in Madagascar spikes to almost 400 cases

Over the past 5 days, 230 new suspected plague cases were reported in Madagascar, with the disease spreading to seven more of the country's …

Public Health

The Many Virtues of Simplicity

Photo Credit: Christopher || Maintaining a marriage is simple… if you do it right…==============There are at least eight reasons why taking a simple …

Finance

Managing risks in building conservation projects

A most robust risk management strategy starts when one looks at a building for the first time and doesn’t end at the completion of a ‘project’ but …

Project Management

Turf wars and risk aversion: China’s pro-market central bank boss ‘leaves note’ to next generation

A plea from China’s outgoing central bank governor for a freer yuan has focused attention on the institutional obstacles stopping the country from …

News (China)

Are Online Health Risk Calculators Reliable?

Worried about your risk of developing a serious disease? It's hard not to when you read the latest health headlines.<p>Consider just a few of the most …

Consumer News

UPDATE 1-New boss of India's SBI promises to tackle bad debt, seize opportunities

* Says looking for good infrastructure financing opportunities<p>* May have separate senior execs tackling stressed assets, lending (Adds more comments …

India

Basic Security Tools for Your Risk Management Program

Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization. It is also a way to increase the security …

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Strategy, Risk Management and List Making

When confronted with the daunting task of developing a cybersecurity strategy, many people don’t know where to start. The quick answer is to make a …

Cybersecurity

How boardrooms are safeguarding digital assets

More than 90 percent of surveyed senior business leaders agree that strong technology governance contributes to improved business outcomes and …

Cybersecurity

How devops changes both dev and ops

Devops is the literal and figurative fusion of development and operations. For years, these two groups have been separated by cultural and knowledge …

DevOps

How to secure the IIoT: A Q&A with GE's CISO

Most of the discussion around cyber security focuses on the role of enterprise IT, how it can best protect corporate and customer data. Companies in …

Cybersecurity

NIST Unveils Plan to Get C-Suite Involved in Risk Management

Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: an interview with the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Ron Ross about revised …

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

How and why to conduct a cyber threat and risk analysis

An ethical hacker’s insights into how and why organisations should conduct a cyber threat and risk analysis based on nine years’ experience …

Cybersecurity

NIST to release overhauled risk management framework Thursday

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is set to publicly release a substantially updated version of its risk-management framework …

Project Management

OPINION: The Future of risk- New game, new rules

JOHANNESBURG - In today’s hyper-connected world - dominated by mobile devices, social media and evolving expectations from society with increasingly …

Intelligence

Complaints of Queensland corruption increase 14 per cent in one year

Examples of corrupt conduct could include manipulating a selection panel to ensure a spouse gets a position, accessing or disclosing official, …

Corruption

Hong Kong’s financial institutions need skilled workers to improve risk management

While large financial institutions have made progress applying smart technologies like cloud, biometrics, and big data analytics to their risk …

News (China)