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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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Changing the Game: How Dynamic Risk Strategies Are Elevating Event Security
With the help of advanced technology and more mature risk management strategies, risk and event professionals are improving event security.
Author:  Hilary Tuttle
Date: April 1, 2019
War Risk Exclusions Threaten Cyber Coverage
A recent dispute highlights how nation-state cyberattacks can complicate insurance coverage.
Author:  Joshua Gold
Date: April 1, 2019
Data Privacy Governance in the Age of GDPR
New data protection regulations are forcing Canadian and U.S. companies to reassess how they process and safeguard personal information.
Author:  Robert Merrick and Suzanne Ryan
Date: April 1, 2019
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
Is GDPR Compliance Paying Off?
In its 2019 Data Privacy Benchmark Study, Cisco found a correlation between GDPR preparedness and the frequency and severity of data breaches.
Author:  Hilary Tuttle
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
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
The Year’s Worst Password Offenders
These high-profile individuals and organizations made the most significant password-related mistakes during the year.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: February 4, 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
Global Regulation Landscape: Data Protection in 2018
As threats to data privacy and security proliferate, authorities worldwide have been increasingly active, making it a banner year for data security regulation.
Author:  Hilary Tuttle
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
Mitigating Third Party Risk in Supply Chains
Digital supply chains can expose critical data to increasing levels of risk.
Author:  Mark Stevens
Date: December 1, 2018
The Cyber Confidence Gap
Cyberrisks are the second-highest concern across all business sizes and industries, surpassed only by medical inflation.
Author:  Hilary Tuttle
Date: December 1, 2018
The Top Six Legal Developments of 2018
This RIMS Professional Report highlights the most significant legal decisions of the year and explores their relevance to the risk management community. The decisions reviewed include a variety of insurance issues: reservation of rights, rescission, D&O liability and cyber claims.
Author:  Mark J. Plumer, Matthew Jeweler, Mark Stacell
Date: November 2, 2018
RIMScast: Florida Congressman Dennis Ross at the RIMS Legislative Summit Sept 13th, 2018
Florida Congressman Dennis Ross keynoted the RIMS Legislative Summit at the Rayburn House Office Building. He discussed flood risk, cyber security and most notably his support of a full reauthorization of the NFIP. He also took questions from RIMS members.
Author:  Justin Smulison
Date: October 17, 2018
RIMScast: A Guide to Cyber Insurance
Katherine Henry and Brendan Hogan of the law firm Bradley Arant Boult Cummings are the editors of an August 2018 RIMS professional report, A Guide to Cyber Insurance – Building a Program, Procuring Coverage, Managing Claims and Litigating Disputes.
Author:  Justin Smulison
Date: October 17, 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
Cyberattacks Increase Public Sector Risk
If left unchecked, cyberrisk in the public sector could not only erode public trust in these enterprises, but negatively impact their credit ratings.
Author:  Morgan O'Rourke
Date: October 2, 2018



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