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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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Understanding the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018
The RIMS Professional Report addresses the rights provided to consumers under the CCPA, the obligations it creates for businesses, as well as practical steps companies should take to prepare for its implementation date.
Author:  Teri Cotton Santos
Date: December 5, 2018
Finding Coverage for GDPR Liabilities
Companies need to consider the application of liability insurance to cover certain losses and liabilities related to the EU’s GDPR.
Author:  Robert M. Horkovich and Daniel J. Healy
Date: December 1, 2018
Cyber Insurance Market Trends
A new survey offers insight into who’s purchased new cyber insurance policies in 2018 and why.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: December 1, 2018
Corporate Governance & Risk Transfer: A Survey on Perceptions of Women Leaders in the National Capital Region (NCR)
The survey and report produced by Insurance Business Management, BIMTECH and Raheja QBE General Insurance Company Ltd analyzes the risks faced by women leaders across the entire spectrum of businesses in India's National Capital Region (NCR).
Author:  BIMTECH, Raheja QBE General Insurance Company Ltd
Date: November 27, 2018
Category: Emerging Risks, General Management, Global
Keywords: Sex, gender, Discrimination, Female, bias, women
Type: Research Study
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It’s Electric: Business Interruption & Property Damage Hazards
With business interruption (BI) ranking as one of the highest concerns risk managers face today, it’s imperative that global operations understand their risk exposure tied to utility failures.
Author:  Global Risk Consultants
Date: November 12, 2018
Mini Meteorologists: How Satellite Technology Is Reducing Weather Risks
Constellations of smaller, cheaper satellites promise better, more timely weather data for businesses across a range of industries.
Author:  William Hosack
Date: November 2, 2018
Promoting Truck Driver Health
Truck drivers are at notably higher risk for serious health conditions that can also affect job performance.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: November 1, 2018
The Rising Impact of Political Risk
As geopolitical tensions heat up, companies are increasingly forced to address a corresponding rise in their political risk exposure.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: November 1, 2018
What Is the California Consumer Privacy Act?
Businesses will face a wide range of obligations under California’s new data protection law.
Author:  Ronald Camhi and Scott Lyon
Date: October 2, 2018
Understanding the Risk of “Immutable” Blockchain Applications
Blockchain has some powerful advantages, but a database that cannot be edited and software that cannot be turned off present unique and potentially troubling risks.
Author:  Stephen Palley
Date: October 2, 2018
Disasters Highlight Potential Uses for Drones
Risk managers and insurers are finding new applications for drone technology.
Author:  Caroline McDonald
Date: October 2, 2018
Hack the Vote 2: Cyberrisks to Election Infrastructure
Since we last covered cyberthreats to U.S. election infrastructure, the risks have become far more real. While much has changed, problems remain.
Author:  Hilary Tuttle
Date: October 1, 2018
Burning Up: California’s Wildfires Increase Risks
Increased wildfire activity in California in 2017 and 2018 has underscored the importance of prevention strategies.
Author:  Bruce Arita
Date: October 1, 2018
Notepad: Risk in Review – October
Brazil’s museum fire, deadly floods in India, Nike’s controversial ad, and more.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: October 1, 2018
Using the Dark Web to Mitigate Risk
Exploring the dark web can give companies insight into cyberthreats they may face.
Author:  Jason Rivera
Date: September 6, 2018
5 Things to Know About Innovator Liability
A controversial tort theory could expose drug manufacturers to new avenues of liability.
Author:  David L. Ferrera and Michael J. Leard
Date: September 6, 2018
Notepad: Risk in Review – September
CA Wildfires, Japanese Floods, Google Fines and Johnson & Johnson Lawsuits highlight some of the summer's biggest risks.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: September 5, 2018
Rethinking School Shooter Response and Prevention
Schools need to employ new strategies to avoid the risk of future tragedies.
Author:  Lori Widmer
Date: September 5, 2018
Managing Energy Sector Risks
A new study highlights both the growing risk management capabilities and enduring barriers in the energy sector.
Author:  Caroline McDonald
Date: September 5, 2018
Heavy Metal Woes: Managing the Changing Risk with Paper Machine Dryers
Historically, Paper Machine Yankees and dryers have been fabricated from cast iron, but in recent years there has been growing acceptance in utilizing steel, a competitive alternative material for this application.
Author:  Global Risk Consultants Corp.
Date: August 22, 2018
A Guide to Cyber Insurance
A reference for risk professionals who are exploring options to manage cyber risks that are uncovered or not addressed by the organization’s existing risk management program. Covered: cyber insurance application process, procurement, cyber claim management, litigation and best practices/examples.
Author:  Dylan Black, A. Kate Margolis, G. Benjamin Milam, Emily M. Ruzic
Date: August 14, 2018



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