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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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Corporate Business Continuity Policy Template
A generic BCM policy template for risk managers who are formulating their own policies.
Author:  RIMS
Date: January 10, 2019
BCM/BCP Business Issues Management Team Manual Template
A template for a business continuity business issues management team manual.
Author:  RIMS
Date: January 10, 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
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
Business Continuity & Risk Management Program Best Practices
We live in a world of complex interdependencies. Thus, it is worthwhile to address preparedness to improve enterprise resiliency.
Author:  WorldAware
Date: November 1, 2018
Continuity Planning with the Bowtie Method
Organizations need a framework that loops in both proactive controls and reactive measures.
Author:  Robert A. Sibik
Date: November 1, 2018
Building Better Business Risk Resilience at Cisco Systems, Inc.
Leslie Lamb sits down with RIMS to discuss how her organization is assisting Cisco to enhance its business and operational risk resilience.
Author:  Russ Banham
Date: October 22, 2018
Category: Business Continuity, Risk Management (General)
Keywords: Resilience, Continuity, lamb
Type: Article
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The Natural Disaster Ripple Effect
Disasters can have broad impacts on supply chains that require assessment and mitigation.
Author:  Walter Lynch
Date: October 2, 2018
GDPR and the Role of the Data Protection Officer
Hiring a data protection officer is a key tenet of the GDPR, but what exactly does that entail?
Author:  David Ross
Date: October 2, 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
More Than Meets the Eye: Tackling Invisible Threats Through Infrared Thermography
Utilizing the latest techniques and technologies, a professionally conducted infrared thermography survey can identify potential problems before failure, preventing unexpected breakdown.
Author:  Global Risk Consultants
Date: September 24, 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
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
A Crash Course in Data Breach Readiness
These seven steps will make organizations more resilient in the face of a cyberattack.
Author:  Jerry Thompson
Date: August 3, 2018
Enterprise Risk Management's Wakeup Call: 10 Years Later
This RIMS report chronicles the diffusion and evolution of ERM, identifies new challenges for risk professionals to deliver solutions that create and protect value, and offers recommendations for integrating ERM in today’s sophisticated business environment.
Author:  Carol Fox, RIMS
Date: June 14, 2018
Notepad: Risk in Review – June
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, NRA suing New York, an E. coli outbreak in lettuce, and more.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke and Hilary Tuttle
Date: June 4, 2018
Risk Management Benchmark in Latin America (PORTUGUESE)
A Marsh Risk Consulting em parceria com o RIMS realizou este estudo sobre gestão de riscos para se aprofundar nos temas de maior interesse de clientes e trocar informações valiosas sobre a realidade da gestão de riscos na América Latina.
Author:  RIMS, Marsh Risk Consulting
Date: May 7, 2018
Risk Management Benchmark in Latin America (ENGLISH)
RIMS and the Marsh Risk Consulting risk management study delves into topics of interest and share valuable information regarding the reality of risk management in Latin America.
Author:  RIMS, Marsh Consulting Group
Date: May 7, 2018
Fertility Clinic Failures Highlight Storage Risks
Equipment malfunctions at two fertility clinics underscore the need for better safeguards.
Author:  Caroline McDonald
Date: May 3, 2018



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