Risk Topics

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Litigation risk trends that senior management needs to watch in 2020
'Directors and Officers Insurance Insights 2020', a new report by insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) highlights mega trends related to litigation which may have significant risk implications for senior management in 2020 and beyond.
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• World

The use of cognitive risk sensing for the early detection of emerging risks
Of more than 1,590 C-suite and other executives polled by Deloitte, 39.4 percent report that the greatest benefit of using cognitive risk sensing is the early detection of emerging risks and potential threats. However, just 5.3 percent of respondents said that their organization uses enterprise-wide cognitive risk sensing to manage such risks.
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• World

Financial firms struggling to assess risks of disruptive technologies: Accenture report
An overwhelming majority of financial firms’ risk managers don’t believe they can adequately assess the risks of disruptive technologies but are open to new strategies and tools to better manage emerging threats, according to a new report by Accenture.
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• World

Assurance Software

Key focus areas for risk and operational resilience in the UK banking and financial services sector in 2020
Henry Umney, CEO of ClusterSeven, offers his views on the regulatory, business and risk management trends in the UK banking and financial services industry for 2020…
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• UK

Significant gaps in third-party user access management practices are exposing organizations to cyber security risks
One Identity has released new global research revealing that many organizations fall short of effectively managing access for third-party users, exposing them to significant vulnerabilities, breaches and other security risks.
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• World

Enterprise Risk Management 2019: The New Wave of Risks
Released recently, ‘Enterprise Risk Management 2019: The New Wave of Risks’ is a collection of articles and interviews by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) which explores the new and emerging topics taking centre stage in the world of risk management.
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• Canada / World

Daisy

Cyber attacks and extreme weather are the top risks for Indian companies
For the second year running, large scale cyber attacks have emerged as the top risk for corporations across India, according to a joint study conducted by Marsh and RIMS.
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• India

Less than half of businesses are prepared to comply with the California Consumer Protection Act
Egress has published the results of a survey, conducted by Osterman Research, Inc., which looks at the current state of security team preparedness and critical gaps in compliance with the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) before it comes into effect on 1st January 2020.
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• US

Protests and demonstrations: keeping your colleagues safe
Protests and demonstrations have never been far from the headlines during 2019. In response, have you provided employees with guidance on what they should do if they get caught up in a protest that has turned violent? Steve Dance offers some pointers…
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• World

Risk Logic

Organizations must review outsourcing arrangements to mitigate geopolitical risk: Gartner
Geopolitical instability is forcing changes in the way that sourcing, procurement and vendor management executives review their options to mitigate risk, according to Gartner, Inc.
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• World

Heightened security threats, civil unrest and geopolitical instability to be top disruptors to the mobile workforce in 2020
International SOS has published its 2020 risks forecast and the results from the ‘Business Resilience Trend Watch’, a survey of over 1,300 business travel decision-makers run in partnership with Ipsos MORI.
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• World

Critical equipment failure is a top threat for many large companies; and the risk seems to be increasing
The threat of critical equipment failure is a major concern for 94 percent of Fortune 500-size companies. That’s according to a new survey of 200 business leaders with company-wide responsibility for overseeing equipment operations or equipment risk.
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• World

Pool Re publishes UK Terrorism Threat and Mitigation Report 2019
Pool Re has releases a new report which reviews the UK’s terrorism threat landscape and shares detailed findings on trends in targeting and tactics.
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• UK

Geopolitical Risk Report shows that BCM is the main mitigation measure for geopolitical risks
PANTA RAY, in collaboration with Commercial Risk, has published its Geopolitical Risk Report 2019. Sponsored by Liberty Specialty Markets, the survey-based report examines which are the most disruptive as well as the most frequent geopolitical incidents experienced by organizations and deals with the most effective risk assessment methods and mitigation measures.
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• Europe / UK

New study looks at how to manage a reputation-threatening brand crisis
Crisp’s 2019 Crisis Impact Report explores the increasing weaponization of communications on social media, and the damage to brand value it causes in the wake of a crisis.
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• US / UK

AI use expected to increase in risk and compliance efforts
Nearly half (48.5 percent) of C-suite and other executives at organizations that use artificial intelligence (AI) expect to increase AI use for risk management and compliance efforts in the year ahead, according to a recent Deloitte poll.
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• US / World

GDPR is transforming data security in Europe, but UK lags behind: survey
New research commissioned by Check Point shows that GDPR is delivering a strong positive effect overall for European businesses – but with some significant variations between countries in terms of adopting GDPR measures.
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• UK / Europe

Organizations are struggling to predict the impact of threats and vulnerabilities associated with emerging tech
More than half of risk professionals worldwide say that their organization’s risk levels have increased in the past 12 months, according to new research from ISACA, CMMI Institute and Infosecurity Group.
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• US / World

Study shows the real benefits where companies share cyber security risk management information
Research by the North Carolina State University shows that when one company experiences a cyber security breach, other companies in the same field also become less attractive to investors. However, companies that are open about their cyber security risk management fare significantly better than peers that don't disclose their cyber security efforts.
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• US / World

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