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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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RIMS REPORT -- Ties That Bind: Business Continuity Management, Resilience and Geopolitical Risk
The report highlights the value of a proactive business continuity management system and its ability to support risk management professionals’ capacity to address emerging risks including geopolitical risks.
Author:  Elsa Goutveniger
Date: December 5, 2017
The Strengths and Weaknesses of Country Risk Maps
While country risk maps can be used as the basis for a number of important decisions, the way they are created can reveal flaws.
Author:  Daniil Davydoff
Date: November 22, 2017
Maximizing Insurance Coverage for Concussion Injury Claims
Concussion claims present a significant exposure to professional, amateur, collegiate and high school contact sports leagues across the country.
Author:  Lorelie Masters, Sergio F. Oehninger and Katherine Miller
Date: November 22, 2017
Autonomous Vehicle Risk: Out with the old, in with the new
The mega-trend of autonomous vehicles will result in a dramatic reduction in traditional accidents, shifting responsibility in the direction of vehicle manufacturers, infrastructure providers and mobility services.
Author:  Aon Risk Solutions
Date: November 8, 2017
How to Respond to an Active Shooter
The tragedy in Las Vegas offers a reminder that understanding how to respond to an active shooter situation can mean the difference between life and death.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: November 2, 2017
RIMS REPORT - Terrorism Insurance: Understanding the Boundaries of Coverage for a Risk Without Borders
The report outlines insurance options and risk management solutions to better prepare organizations for the impact of a terrorist attack, as well as insight on negotiating coverage.
Author:  Micah Skidmore
Date: October 10, 2017
Key Considerations for Cyberrisk Coverage
A number of insurance policy provisions can help ensure adequate protection from cyber losses.
Author:  Joshua Gold
Date: October 3, 2017
Managing the New Dynamics of Terrorism
The recent wave of attacks in the EU requires a renewed focus on travel risk management.
Author:  Anna Lepingwell
Date: October 3, 2017
Lessons from the Yahoo Hack
The attack on 1 billion Yahoo accounts reveals vulnerabilities also common to other systems.
Author:  Randy Battat
Date: October 3, 2017
Identifying an Embezzler
Five common characteristics of embezzlers can help companies reduce the risk of employee theft.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: October 3, 2017
Winter Is Coming
Like a Game of Thrones winter, hackers are coming.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: September 1, 2017
Four Key Cyberrisk Management Questions for Directors and Officers
As cyber liability standards evolve, courts increasingly hold directors and officers responsible for cybersecurity lapses.
Author:  Richik Sarkar
Date: September 1, 2017
Drone Risks Create New Legal Challenges
Drone liability claims require a different defense approach than traditional aviation cases.
Author:  William H. Walsh
Date: September 1, 2017
European Forecast Heats Up
The summer heat wave in southern Europe may be a sign of the fatal weather extremes to come.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: September 1, 2017
What Policyholders Should Know About the Texas Hailstorm Bill
Policyholders need to be aware of the implications of new legislation in Texas that aims to curb hailstorm litigation abuse.
Author:  John Hardin and Gilbert Perales
Date: August 29, 2017
2017 RIMS Cyber Survey
Cyber risks remain a top priority for risk management professionals around the world. The survey explores the value and effectiveness of cyber insurance, featuring insight from 288 practitioners from a wide-range of industries.
Author:  RIMS
Date: August 24, 2017
Ransomware Ready: How to Prepare for the Day You Get Locked Out
As widespread ransomware attacks force organizations to take the threat more seriously, it is critical to develop a clear response strategy.
Author:  Hilary Tuttle
Date: August 1, 2017
Notepad: Risk in Review – July/August
Investigating the cause of London’s Grenfell Tower fire, Uber’s CEO resigns, and more.
Author:  Caroline McDonald and Morgan O'Rourke
Date: August 1, 2017
Improving Vendor Risk Management
Centralized vendor management organizations can help companies manage third-party risk.
Author:  Nicole Parreño
Date: August 1, 2017
Risks and Opportunities for Drone Ships
Autonomous technology may soon hit the seas as companies develop remote-controlled or even fully autonomous ships.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: August 1, 2017