Easy to produce, hard to stop. Risk managers must monitor and be prepared to act quickly when fake news claims target their business
A new survey asks 3,500 risk experts about the greatest emerging threats facing countries and companies today. We dig into the four key takeaways from the report
Only 5% of organisations feel prepared to assess, manage, and recover from a future unknown and unpredictable risk event. Here’s how to revamp your risk strategy to tackle emerging threats
As organisations evolve their business models to embrace digitalisation they open themselves up to new cyber risks. Matthew Worsfold, a partner in Ashurst’s Risk Advisory practice, and Rachel Sexton, the head of the Risk Advisory Practice explore how firms need to think about managing these exposures
Dirk Wegener is stepping down as president of FERMA. After more than two decades in risk management, he has seen it all. Here he reflects on the world-changing events that altered the way we think about resilience forever.
Only 23% of boards are classified as highly resilient, according to research from EY. Here’s how they can step up and help manage the risks that threaten the organisations they serve
One thing risk professionals know only too well is that history has a nasty habit of repeating itself
Insurance sector must ‘stay curious and think ahead’ to cope with emerging risks, rather than simply passing the buck to other industries
Resilience is not a one-time box-tick exercise but an ongoing journey that begins with data and culture
Claims caused by fraudulent instruction and business email compromise are on the rise - Beazley
Trend is particularly strong in Asia where demand for digital health services has grown substantially - Beazley
All parties in the supply chain must understand and mitigate risks of transporting lithium-ion batteries - AGCS
Why firms must proactively construct risk management capabilities to keep pace with transformative change
Systemic risks affect entire markets - not just specific sectors - and are now top of mind for senior executives - WEF
Before we dive in further, should we first prepare for new and emerging risks associated with the digital era?
War-related cyberattacks are on the rise and the surge of sophisticated ransomware attacks is ongoing, warns research
The number of supply chains ‘on the move’ continues to grow. But market risks vary widely across South East Asia
The thawing of permafrost could accelerate climate hazards and release disease-carrying pathogens
Many of us are accelerating our digital journeys. So how do we adjust our risk radar?
When scanning the horizon for future risks, only 24% look three to five years ahead, finds research
Conflict between Russia and Ukraine is a stark reminder of how quickly geopolitical risks can escalate - Marsh
Cyber threats, macroeconomic change and geopolitical turbulence will shape emerging risk landscape
Businesses are facing perfect storm of high risk / low resilience - Beazley
Green hydrogen could be a key component of a carbon-free future but there are significant hurdles to overcome
With modern applications of lithium-ion batteries relatively new, we’re just beginning to understand the implications of thermal runaway
Parametric products have role to play in closing protection gaps and catering to emerging risks like NDBI and cyber
In Asia Pacific, business interruption topped the list, followed by cyber attacks, finds Aon
Don’t miss your last chance to tell us about your priorities in the 2021 Asia Pacific risk benchmarking survey
The switch to more sustainable buildings and infrastructure and adoption of modern building methods will transform the risk landscape, finds AGCS
Is risk management strategically fit for purpose when it is too reactive and compliance-focused? asks Adrian Clements
Embracing emerging technology requires the right mindset and the right skills
Horizon scanning is an essential tool for policymakers, explained European Commission vice president Maroš Šefčovič
Pandemics and infectious diseases continue to top the list of concerns for Asia Pacific risk experts
Attention to intellectual property is a potential blind spot that may require more forceful remediation - Beazley
The “largest foreign policy failure since the Suez Canal crisis” will cause deterioration in security - Dragonfly
Latest Unit 42 figures confirm the ransomware crisis continues to intensify, with the rise of quadruple extortion
Public unrest about government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic will influence global unrest moving forward
Liabilities could arise from the unintended consequences of decisions made by algorithms and artificial intelligence
While controls are useful, risk leaders must focus on the impact of shocks at a business model level
80% say improved risk management will be critical for their business to protect and build value in the next five years - EY
Organisations are urged to take action to root out child labour within their supply chains as numbers grow to 160 million worldwide
Government support programmes have kept alive unviable zombie companies, while wealth inequality has broadened
Effective risk resilience is increasingly correlated to a firm’s viability and growth potential, finds Marsh
Analysis of $1 billion of insurance industry claims show cyber incidents, including crime, is the top cause of loss - AGCS
Corporations are holding more risk on their balance sheets as the value of intangible assets grows
Untimely adoption may drive sudden changes to information security, change management, business continuity and third-party risk exposures
More than two thirds lack insurance coverage for bodily injury claims arising from system failure or cyber breach
Healthcare organisations were most targeted while the rise of ’double extortion’ has fuelled ransomware losses
Organisations in APAC had built more robust pandemic programs in response to similar threats already faced, such as SARS
In our 2020 APAC Risk Benchmarking Survey, we wanted to see how the COVID-crisis had shaped the thinking of risk managers
When StrategicRISK was born, few could have anticipated the world of risks we would be facing 20 years on
The traditional approach to cyber security must be replaced by something that is more user-centric - Aon and CyberCube
Climate change is a truly global risk. Why risk managers need to consider the physical, reputational and transition risks arising from climate change.
More complex and costly repairs; new fire and cyber threats and potential recalls are among the new exposures - AGCS
Guy Carpenter has partnered with RiskGenius to improve the detection and qualitative analysis of silent cyber exposure across various lines of business.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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