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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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Facebook Plagued by Recent Security Problems
Cybercriminals are increasingly finding new ways to exploit security vulnerabilities at Facebook, putting the personal data of the social network’s users at risk.
Author:  David Balaban
Date: March 1, 2019
The Looming Long-Tail Risk of E-Cigarettes
E-cigarette makers may be facing mass liability from long-term consumer health issues.
Author:  William Lalor
Date: March 1, 2019
A Look at Corruption Risks in the ECA Region
Countries in the Europe-Caucasus-Asia region face widespread corruption challenges.
Author:  Ann Sultan and Michael Skopets
Date: March 1, 2019
RIMS Professional Report: Making Sense of Artificial Intelligence and Its Impact on Risk Management
The report explores forms of AI available to organizations, common implementations scenarios for risk professionals to consider, as well as opportunities for those professionals to advance their careers in light of the emergence of AI technologies.
Author:  Tom Easthope
Date: February 20, 2019
RIMS LEGISLATIVE REVIEW: The Risk Management Implications of Conflicting Federal and State Cannabis Laws
The report provides a brief background on the current state of cannabis laws in the United States. It also explores banking and insurance challenges for businesses in marijuana industries, as well as property owners’ and managers’ rights, language and insurance considerations for tenancy agreements.
Author:  RIMS External Affairs Committee
Date: February 7, 2019
Notepad: Risk in Review – January/February 2019
Marriott discloses massive breach, fatal work injuries decline, NFIP extended and more.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: February 4, 2019
Protecting Your Software Supply Chain
Attacks on the software supply chain introduce vulnerabilities into company infrastructure.
Author:  Danika Blessman
Date: February 4, 2019
Predicting Risk Management Challenges in 2019
These five predictions can give risk professionals a sense of the hurdles they may face in the coming year.
Author:  Steve Schlarman
Date: February 1, 2019
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



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