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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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Cyber Protection: What to Do Before and After a Cyber Incident
The report explores the precautionary steps and post-incident responses critical to managing a data breach. It highlights the importance of understanding business strategy and susceptible assets, employee training, cyber insurance and developing relationships with internal/external stakeholders.
Author:  RIMS, Teri Cotton Santos, Dwayne Eastwood, Michael Gresham, John Hansen
Date: June 28, 2017
RIMS Business Interruption Survey 2017
The 2017 report takes a look at the challenges that can lead to business interruption, as well as strategies to prevent and manage the impact of such occurrences.
Author:  RIMS Business Interruption Working Group
Date: April 25, 2017
MARSH RIMS Excellence in Risk Management XIV
The 14th annual report explores risk management and disruptive technologies including telematics, sensors, the Internet of Things, smart buildings and robotics.
Author:  MARSH, RIMS
Date: April 24, 2017
Four Situations to Avoid to Keep Supply Chain Costs in Check
A robust supply chain helps an organization respond to disruptions from transportation delays, labor disputes, natural disasters and other events.
Author:  Greg Castello
Date: April 19, 2017
Low Margins Put Shipping at Risk
Market conditions in the shipping industry may mean crises for cargo companies.
Author:  Caroline McDonald
Date: March 1, 2017
Traveling with Uncertainty
Managing the fallout from Trump’s travel ban.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: March 1, 2017
Hurricane Matthew’s Destructive Path
Experts survey the toll of Hurricane Matthew’s damage from Haiti to the Southeast United States.
Author:  Caroline McDonald
Date: December 1, 2016
Year in Risk 2016
A review of some of the most important risk events of the year can help risk professionals guide their organizations toward future success.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: December 1, 2016
Bridging Strategy and Implementation with Strategic Risk Management
This report provides practitioners with an overview of some of the leading approaches to understanding strategy and enhancing strategy implementation and performance. Includes: examples of frameworks, tools, real case techniques and approaches applied to address strategy and execution gaps.
Author:  Monica Merrifield
Date: October 21, 2016
Webcast: Workplace Violence and Active Shooter: Develop a Culture of Preparedness
According to an FBI survey, 45% of active shooter incidents take place in a commercial environment. Learn how to prepare and implement a workplace violence prevention program. This live webcast will be held on October 20th at 1:00 pm ET.
Author:  RIMS
Date: October 20, 2016
Building Resilience: Using Rating Systems to Mitigate Disaster Risk
Resilience ratings can ensure that natural disasters have a low impact on critical building infrastructure.
Author:  Evan Reis, Sorrel Hanson and Tom Neary
Date: September 1, 2016
Heading for Disaster
Many middle-market companies are still unprepared to ensure business continuity in the wake of natural disasters.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: September 1, 2016
Category: Business Continuity, Research
Keywords: insurance, Assurex Global, Natural Catastrophes
Type: Article
Members Only? No
The Insurance Impact of the Fort McMurray Wildfires
Canada’s costliest natural disaster will have significant insurance implications.
Author:  Caroline McDonald
Date: September 1, 2016
Mitigating Evolving Water Threats
As climate change takes its toll, businesses must act to address flood and drought risks.
Author:  Louis Gritzo
Date: August 1, 2016
Strategies for Funding Wildfire Mitigation
Communities struggle with the cost of wildfires as climate change increases their likelihood.
Author:  Kirsten Orwig
Date: June 1, 2016
Defend Against Data Breaches: A 6-Step Plan for Data Breach Discovery and Recovery
RIMS Thought Leader Theater (Recorded in San Diego at RIMS 2016)
Author:  Mary Beth Borgwing
Date: May 6, 2016
Coverage for the Cannabis Industry: Present and Future Risk Management Opportunities
RIMS Thought Leader Theater (Recorded in San Diego at RIMS 2016)
Author:  Justin Moriconi and Ted Flowers
Date: May 6, 2016
Category: Business Continuity, Emerging Risks, Insurance
Keywords: marijuana, cannabis
Type: Video
Members Only? No
Alternatives In Food Sustainability Consequences: Taking On One Hot Potato At A Time
RIMS Thought Leader Theater (Recorded in San Diego at RIMS 2016)
Author:  Lance Reeve
Date: May 6, 2016
Category: Business Continuity, Emerging Risks, Global
Keywords: environment, sustainability
Type: Video
Members Only? No