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Wall Street Journal Tackles IT Security and Risk Management 10/31/2008


A recent special ad section in the Wall Street Journal addresses the increasing concerns of risk practitioners in today's cyber-world. The section, titled "IT Security: Risk Management in the Digital Age", includes articles such as "Emerging Cyber Threats" and "Securing the Vault".

The article titled "Paid to Worry" touches on the discipline of risk management, first-hand views on what it's like to be a risk practitioner in today's global business environment and some of the key challenges facing risk professionals. Featured in the article are the perspectives of RIMS president Janice Ochenkowski, who heads up global risk management at real estate and financial services firm Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated; Wayne Salen, director of risk management at Labor Finders International and member of RIMS board of directors; Pete Fahrenthold, managing director of risk management at Continental Airlines; Deborah Luthi, director of ERM at Matheson Trucking and member of RIMS board of directors; and Nowell Seaman, manager of risk management and insurance services at the University of Saskatchewan and member of RIMS board of directors.

"Holding the Line Against Cyber Liability" was written by publisher and editorial director of RIMS monthly Risk Management magazine, Bill Coffin, and touches on IT and data breaches, as well as cyber liability insurance.

The Wall Street Journal special section will be available online for a limited time. Read the full content from the section online today at:



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