Emerging risks

Emerging risks

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Pandemic drives claims in digital health and wellness

Trend is particularly strong in Asia where demand for digital health services has grown substantially - Beazley

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Battery fires in shipping a significant safety issue

All parties in the supply chain must understand and mitigate risks of transporting lithium-ion batteries - AGCS

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Risk management and next-generation technology

Why firms must proactively construct risk management capabilities to keep pace with transformative change

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Ukraine triggers a re-evaluation of global systemic risk

Systemic risks affect entire markets - not just specific sectors - and are now top of mind for senior executives - WEF

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Special report: Road-testing Industry 4.0

Before we dive in further, should we first prepare for new and emerging risks associated with the digital era?

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Cyber security remains “chief risk” for IT audit teams

War-related cyberattacks are on the rise and the surge of sophisticated ransomware attacks is ongoing, warns research

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The great supply chain relocation

The number of supply chains ‘on the move’ continues to grow. But market risks vary widely across South East Asia

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Beware new generation climate risks, warns SONAR

The thawing of permafrost could accelerate climate hazards and release disease-carrying pathogens

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Industry 4.0: Risk or opportunity?

By Helen Yates

Many of us are accelerating our digital journeys. So how do we adjust our risk radar?

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RIMS: Just 27% of risk managers address emerging risks

When scanning the horizon for future risks, only 24% look three to five years ahead, finds research

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Competition for sea, space, and soil will fuel future geopolitical risk

Conflict between Russia and Ukraine is a stark reminder of how quickly geopolitical risks can escalate - Marsh

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Financial firms fear advanced cybercrime

Cyber threats, macroeconomic change and geopolitical turbulence will shape emerging risk landscape

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Risks to “peak” in summer 2022

Businesses are facing perfect storm of high risk / low resilience - Beazley

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Green hydrogen: managing transition risks

Green hydrogen could be a key component of a carbon-free future but there are significant hurdles to overcome

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Minimising the risk of thermal runaway in renewable batteries

With modern applications of  lithium-ion batteries relatively new, we’re just beginning to understand the implications of thermal runaway

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Can parametrics close the gap?

By Jon Guy

Parametric products have role to play in closing protection gaps and catering to emerging risks like NDBI and cyber

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BI tops risks for APAC firms

In Asia Pacific, business interruption topped the list, followed by cyber attacks, finds Aon

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What is top of your risk radar for 2022?

Don’t miss your last chance to tell us about your priorities in the 2021 Asia Pacific risk benchmarking survey

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Asia to power global construction boom

The switch to more sustainable buildings and infrastructure and adoption of modern building methods will transform the risk landscape, finds AGCS

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A fresh take on risk

Is risk management strategically fit for purpose when it is too reactive and compliance-focused? asks Adrian Clements

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Embracing the four 'V’s of change

Embracing emerging technology requires the right mindset and the right skills

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FERMA Talks: Channelling strategic foresight

Horizon scanning is an essential tool for policymakers, explained European Commission vice president Maroš Šefčovič

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Future Risks Report highlights growing climate threat

Pandemics and infectious diseases continue to top the list of concerns for Asia Pacific risk experts

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Technology risks top global survey

Attention to intellectual property is a potential blind spot that may require more forceful remediation - Beazley

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Risks as Taliban retakes Afghanistan

The “largest foreign policy failure since the Suez Canal crisis” will cause deterioration in security - Dragonfly

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Ransomware payments surge by 82%

Latest Unit 42 figures confirm the ransomware crisis continues to intensify, with the rise of quadruple extortion

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COVID continues to fuel political unrest - Aon

Public unrest about government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic will influence global unrest moving forward

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Zurich considers AI-related emerging risks

Liabilities could arise from the unintended consequences of decisions made by algorithms and artificial intelligence

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RIMS rethinks ERM in an era of disruption

While controls are useful, risk leaders must focus on the impact of shocks at a business model level

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Risk management a top priority for boards - EY

80% say improved risk management will be critical for their business to protect and build value in the next five years - EY

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Child labour an emerging supply chain risk

Organisations are urged to take action to root out child labour within their supply chains as numbers grow to 160 million worldwide

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Emerging risks and the “COVID effect”

Government support programmes have kept alive unviable zombie companies, while wealth inequality has broadened

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Firms failing to anticipate emerging risks

Effective risk resilience is increasingly correlated to a firm’s viability and growth potential, finds Marsh

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Cyber tops risk concerns for financial firms

Analysis of $1 billion of insurance industry claims show cyber incidents, including crime, is the top cause of loss - AGCS

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Asset-light economy presents new, disruptive risks

Corporations are holding more risk on their balance sheets as the value of intangible assets grows

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Digital disruption tops banks’ emerging risks

Untimely adoption may drive sudden changes to information security, change management, business continuity and third-party risk exposures

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Digital health sector overexposed - survey

More than two thirds lack insurance coverage for bodily injury claims arising from system failure or cyber breach

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Cyber: Ransom payments jumped 171% in 2020

Healthcare organisations were most targeted while the rise of ’double extortion’ has fuelled ransomware losses

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COVID-19 prompts “evolution in risk management” - survey

Organisations in APAC had built more robust pandemic programs in response to similar threats already faced, such as SARS

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Asia Pacific Risk Benchmarking Survey: More on Board

In our 2020 APAC Risk Benchmarking Survey, we wanted to see how the COVID-crisis had shaped the thinking of risk managers

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StrategicRISK Q4 2020: Twenty years in risk!

When StrategicRISK was born, few could have anticipated the world of risks we would be facing 20 years on

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Firms must change cyber security approach

The traditional approach to cyber security must be replaced by something that is more user-centric - Aon and CyberCube

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Special report: Climate change

By Helen Yates

Climate change is a truly global risk. Why risk managers need to consider the physical, reputational and transition risks arising from climate change.

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Growth of electric cars brings host of new risks

More complex and costly repairs; new fire and cyber threats and potential recalls are among the new exposures - AGCS

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Using AI to map ‘silent cyber’ exposures

By Helen Yates

Guy Carpenter has partnered with RiskGenius to improve the detection and qualitative analysis of silent cyber exposure across various lines of business.

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Special report: Business transformation - 3

Our future is digital – there is no escaping it. Businesses that want to stay in the game must learn to adapt, with help from you, their risk expert. And this involves bolstering defences against the threats this new world will, inevitably, bring.

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Mitigating the unintended consequences of technology

Leesa Soulodre, chief innovation officer,  Inspirit IoT and adjunct faculty member at the Singapore Management University (SMU), argues more focus needs to be placed on establishing ethical principles and guidelines for the creation and deployment of new AI technologies.

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How Patrick Smith is managing Deliveroo’s intangible risks

Much more than a food delivery service, Deliveroo serves up vast amounts of big data – and fresh new risks – daily. It relies on business resilience leader Patrick Smith to stay creative.

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Top 5 risks for 2019

Businesses that have developed a new type of resilience will not only be ready for this new world reality, but will also be well- positioned to seize any outsized opportunities that will inevitably emerge in 2019.

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Top 5 IoT risks you need to know about now

The Internet of Things (IoT) is altering the risks your business is facing faster than you can keep up. Read these tips to see what is coming and how your business can prepare right now.

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Emerging risks to watch in 2019

As we approach the final months of the year, which issues are expected to pose the greatest threat to risk managers in 2019? Leading managers pick the top emerging risks for the year ahead.

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Top three emerging risks corporates need to know about

Speaking exclusively to StrategicRISK, Swiss Re’s head of sustainability, emerging and political risk management, Martin Weymann warns risk managers of the more prominent threats they need to beware of and how to begin preparing for them.

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The real threat behind fake news

So-called ‘alternative facts’ in today’s online world reach many quickly and can ruin the reputations of those in the firing line. Risk managers must be primed to shut down bad buzz before it has a chance to spread.

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How can I manage fake news risk?

François de Hennin, independent risk advisor and consultant, and former global chief risk officer of GroupM tackles one of the biggest risks facing business today: managing and mitigating the risk of fake news.

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Financial crises: The Perils of Pauline

Wars and financial crises are the two big threats most capable of wiping out economic growth, according to Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator, Financial Times

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Economic inequality, security concerns among APAC risk trends

Global Risks Report (GRR) unveils the six interrelated trends changing the face of Asia-Pacific