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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 - 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
Post-Harvey Lessons for Industrial Facilities
Explosions at a Texas chemical plant underscore the need for disaster preparedness.
Author:  Justin Smulison
Date: October 3, 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 (Members-Only)
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. This survey is currently available for members only.
Author:  RIMS
Date: August 24, 2017
Improving Vendor Risk Management
Centralized vendor management organizations can help companies manage third-party risk.
Author:  Nicole Parreño
Date: August 1, 2017
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
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