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Risk Knowledge is a searchable library of relevant information for today's risk professionals. Available materials include RIMS Executive Reports, survey findings, contributed articles, industry research, benchmarking data and more.



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Transitioning to Enterprise Risk Management
The report, authored by members of RIMS ERM Committee, explores common characteristics of risk management programs and provides practitioners with five fundamental steps to help them successfully transition to a broader enterprise risk management approach.
Author:  RIMS
Date: April 19, 2017
RIMS Risk Management Professional Core Competency Model
Used in conjunction with the RIMS Professional Growth Model, this model highlights expected proficiencies in seven areas: core competencies, attributes, organizational knowledge, business knowledge, risk management knowledge, technical skills and management knowledge.
Author:  RIMS ERM Committee
Date: April 6, 2017
RIMS Professional Growth Model
The model provides a guideline for risk management professionals – and the organizations that employ them – about the professional knowledge, skills and abilities that support risk management career development and growth.
Author:  RIMS ERM Committee, RIMS Rising Risk Professionals Group
Date: April 6, 2017
Death to Buzzwords
Banning meaningless jargon to concentrate on real ideas rather than packaging.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: April 3, 2017
Category: General Management, Risk Management (General)
Type: Article
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BYOD Risk Meets IoT Reality
Enterprises struggle to understand just how vulnerable they are to the risks introduced by connected devices in the workplace.
Author:  Hilary Tuttle
Date: April 3, 2017
Arson Dogs to the Rescue
Fire scene investigators team up with trained canine detectives to help sniff out foul play.
Author:  Caroline McDonald
Date: April 3, 2017
The Real Risks of Fake News
Fake news stories and misinformation can waste valuable time and resources.
Author:  Morey Haber
Date: April 3, 2017
Only Humans Can Prevent Wildfires
A study of wildfires in the United States found that the number of blazes caused by humans is much higher than previously believed.
Author:  Caroline McDonald
Date: April 3, 2017
Q&A: Bridging the Gaps at PayPal
PayPal’s Laura Langone discusses cyber insurance and the role of education in the buying process.
Author:  Hilary Tuttle
Date: April 3, 2017
Determining the Arbitration Obligation
Policyholders are often surprised to find that their policies require arbitration for disputes.
Author:  Peter A. Halperin
Date: April 3, 2017
Five Critical Security Considerations for Working with Third-Party IT Vendors
To help ensure that the proper safeguards are in place to have a secure and productive relationship with its third-party IT vendors, companies should consider a five-point checklist.
Author:  Isaac Kohen
Date: March 27, 2017
2017 AFP Risk Survey
The latest edition of the annual AFP Risk Survey shows the top challenges that organizations face in the current risk environment.
Author:  Association for Financial Professionals (with the support of Marsh)
Date: March 27, 2017
Cyber Insurance: Considerations for Business
Businesses need to understand the basics of cyber insurance coverage in order to protect themselves from the wide range of digital threats.
Author:  Teri Cotton Santos
Date: March 21, 2017
How to Create a Cyber-Savvy Corporate Culture
When it comes to cybersecurity, the conversation normally focuses on technology, policies and processes. But too often these discussions overlook a critical component: people.
Author:  Steve Martino
Date: March 20, 2017
A Revolution in Risk Management
Download this white paper to learn how real-time big data and machine learning are enabling transformative new capabilities for risk detection, mapping, visibility and fast response.
Author:  TransVoyant
Date: March 20, 2017
Foreign Productions and Tours Add Risk for Filmmakers and Artists
Explosions and dramatic stunts in exotic locales keep film audiences entertained, but behind the scenes, filmmakers must strive to keep actors, stunt performers and crew safe while providing only the illusion of danger. This in-depth report examines some of the entertainment industry’s most salient
Author:  Chubb
Date: March 14, 2017
Best Practices to Prevent Data Breaches
These recommendations can help companies and individuals protect their assets and operations from data breaches.
Author:  Sophia Segal
Date: March 13, 2017
Risk Management Value Creation at Centene Corp.
Jana Utter, VP of ERM at Centene, describes how risk management's value at Centene is measure by how well it creates connections within the organization.
Author:  Jana Utter
Date: March 3, 2017