Research throughout the world is pointing to Asia-Pacific as both the source and the victim of cyber-crime. Willis Towers Watson’s regional associate director, cyber, Jessica Wright tells StrategicRISK why a lack of awareness could prove extremely costly for businesses in the region.
Once considered the domain of IT teams, cyber risk is now broadly acknowledged as the most pressing of enterprise concerns, says Murray Wood, head of ﬁnancial specialties, Asia and Andrew Mahony, regional director - financial services & professions group.
Speaking to StrategicRISK at the AIRMIC conference, Airmic’s board members and insurance director at BT Group, Tracey Skinner said cyber risk coverage ought to be considered as a partnership between insurer, broker and insured.
Before the 2018 World Cup kick-off, one essential item needs to be in position – and it’s not the ball. Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) head of entertainment international, Michael Furtschegger tells StrategicRISK where the biggest risks lay in the upcoming event
A new Aon report shows a broad shift of companies putting a greater value on intangible assets, such as cyber and intellectual property
Marsh director, emerging technologies, Leslie Chacko, told delegates at PARIMA’s Bangkok conference it is time to wholeheartedly embrace artificial intelligence but beware of the risks
Opening PARIMA’s Bangkok conference Chuchatr Pramoolpol, Deputy Secretary-General, Office of Insurance Commission said cyber risk has come to the fore in recent years in Thailand
IKEA China’s risk management and compliance director and RIMS board member Robert Zhang spoke to StrategicRISK about the fast-changing risk landscape
Organisations are exploring the benefits of the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and Blockchain, but risk awareness is not keeping pace
Do you know how to spot a hacker in a crowd? Do you know how they operate? Speaking at the PARIMA Cyber workshop, Horangi, head of incident response and threat intelligence, Angus Thorn told delegates all is not what it seems
Speaking at the PARIMA Cyber workshop, supported by Anquan and Horangi, hosted at the AirAsia offices in Malaysia, Anquan chief technology officer, Rajeev Gopalakrishna, said one of the main issues with cybersecurity is that many firms do not understand what is really at risk
The Singapore CyberSecurity Bill is merely icing on the cake of already-robust legislation, and expectations, from the Singaporean Government. But is there more to it than meets the eye? StrategicRISK spoke to PARIMA board member and International SOS risk manager, Kelvin Wu about why all risk managers - designated or ...
As the 22 February deadline looms for the new Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) amendment comes into force, RSA’s director of governance, risk and compliance, Sam O’Brien, tells StrategicRISK why risk managers worldwide need to take notice of this game-changing regulation
The intangibility of the risk is also a pressure point for Asian risk managers who are facing a threat to their firms which is difficult to pinpoint
The risks around us are evolving faster than our reactions, the World Economic Forum warns
More than 90% of all cyber security breaches stem from human error. So, are organisations doing enough to train and educate their staff?
Emerging technology is a priority for risk management, but is being implemented slowly, according to a study from PARIMA, Marsh and the Asia Pacific Risk Centre
In latest edition of StrategicRISK we examine data security, explore the risks in high-tech production and meet Gordon Song - StrategicRISK’s Asia-Pacific Risk Manager of the Year.
In the latest edition of the Knowledge we look at the evolving cyber risk landscape and tightening data protection laws and ask how risk managers and their boards can build greater breach resilience.
No end in sight for cybercrime threat as global connectivity fuels risk
Rik Ferguson, vice president of security research at Trend Micro and special advisor to Europol, is well known for his straight-talking approach to cyber security and ability to predict where the criminals will go next
Cybersecurity threats among the drivers of emerging aviation jobs in Singapore
Firms who fail to have adequate cyber insurance could find themselves in court as a result
Misconceptions about the threat and magnitude of a cyber attack continues to hold back organisations
Greater China region responds to jitters in the wake of the global cyber attack, but many firms are still underprepared.
Could The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) land Asia-Pacific firms huge non-compliance fines.
A major European risk management association calls for the creation of cyber risk governance groups, chaired by the risk manager.
The recent WannaCry ransomware attacks have spurred businesses into bolstering their online defences. But what can we expect from the next generation of cyber threats, and how will the insurance industry respond?
Increasingly, plaintiffs in the US are suing company directors for cyber breaches. They haven’t yet gained a scalp, but boards and insurers worldwide worry it’s only a matter of time before they do