Risk Management

Founded in January of 1954, Risk Management is a monthly magazine that features news and industry analysis for corporate risk managers. The magazine has a circulation of 16,000 readers and is published by the Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc. Morgan O'Rourke is Editor-in-Chief. Jared Wade is Editor. Bill Coffin is Publisher/Editorial Director.

Articles from Vol. 50, No. 7, July

Anticipating the Risks of New Systems
Risk managers need to be aware of the r role as risk identifiers and so vers in the comp ex process of mpementnga systemwide nformation technoogy program.An enterprise resource package (ERP) is an integrated information systems program that serves all...
Anticipating the Risks of New Systems: Risk Managers Need to Be Aware of Their Role as Risk Identifiers and Solvers in the Complex Process of Implementing a Systemwide Information Technology Program
An enterprise resource package (ERP) is an integrated information systems program that serves all departments in an organization. These packaged software programs typically interface with a company's own software, allowing it to link various systems,...
Besieged Confronting Intellectual Property Threats
Intellectual property is an organization's most important asset. It includes its knowledge, its ideas and its identity. Companies that conduct business in today's brand- and image-intensive marketplace must protect their own intellectual property and...
Besieged: Confronting Intellectual Property Threats
Intellectual property is an organization's most important asset. It includes its knowledge, its ideas and its identity. Companies that conduct business in today's brand- and image-intensive marketplace must protect their own intellectual property and...
Court Finds Insurers Not Liable for Y2K Expenses
According to government estimates, public and private organizations in the United States spent more than $100 billion to upgrade their computer systems to prevent year 2000 problems. Many companies turned to their insurance companies to recoup their...
Court Finds Insurers Not Liable for Y2K Expenses. (Risk Reporter)
According to government estimates, public and private organizations in the United States spent more than $100 billion to upgrade their computer systems to prevent year 2000 problems. Many companies turned to their insurance companies to recoup their...
Five Decades of RM
As Risk Management Magazine celebrates its fiftieth birthday, join us as we page over half a century of observation and analysis.1950sRisk management is a relalively new term and has been defined as a new area of cost control. In my opinion, risk management...
Five Decades of RM: As Risk Management Magazine Celebrates Its Fiftieth Birthday, Join Us as We Page over Half a Century of Observation and Analysis. (Looking Back)
1950s Risk management is a relatively new term and has been defined as a new area of cost control. In my opinion, risk management has a much broader application. While risk or the chance of loss in the broad sense, is inherent in all actions and...
Getting Employees to Speak Up
Employees want guidelines from their supervisors and management wants input from their team. While most companies have little trouble filtering information down the layers, they have challenges when it comes to filtering information up. Too many employees...
Getting Employees to Speak Up. (Career Builder)
Employees want guidelines from their supervisors and management wants input from their team. While most companies have little trouble filtering reformation down the layers, they have challenges when it comes to filtering reformation up. Too many employees...
Issues in Global Human Resources
In the past, most multinational organizations used local country or operations managers to oversee labor regulations and social taxes so locally stationed national employees could receive proper benefits. Today, centralized management governance must...
Issues in Global Human Resources. (Global Perspectives)
In the past, most multinational organizations used local country or operations managers to oversee labor regulations and social taxes so locally stationed national employees could receive proper benefits. Today, centralized management governance must...
It Takes a Thief: Ethical Hackers Test Your Defenses
On Monday, somebody systematically called your firm's phone numbers until he found a forgotten but active modem and entered your system through it. On Wednesday, he scoured your Web site's firewall for cracks and slipped through them. On Friday, he...
Motivating the Workforce to Support Security
It is a serious game we play in information security. It is also unfair. Attackers have the distinct advantage. They are intensely motivated to succeed in their single, selected effort at a specific time and target with no concern for collateral damage....
New Markets, Old Technology: A Strategic Mismatch
In the 1970s and 1980s, when legacy insurance applications were built, hardware platforms were expensive and software was cheap. This led to difficulties years later, including the year 2000 fix and the maintenance burden for technology companies struggling...
New Markets, Old Technology: A Strategic Mismatch. (End Analysis)
In the 1970s and 1980s, when legacy insurance applications were built, hardware platforms were expensive and software was cheap. This led to difficulties years later, including the year 2000 fix and the maintenance burden for technology companies struggling...
Niche Market: Non-Owned Aviation
Because the purchase of an aircraft is not feasible for all companies, many turn to outside vendors to meet their non-airline aviation needs. Such vendors may be needed for passenger transport, power line and pipeline patrol, aerial surveys, heavy lifts,...
Niche Market: Non-Owned Aviation. (Details)
Because the purchase of an aircraft is not feasible for all companies, many turn to outside vendors to meet their non-airline aviation needs. Such vendors may be needed for passenger transport, power line and pipeline patrol, aerial surveys, heavy...
Regulatory Pressure on Technology for Business Continuity
Since the 1996 Critical Infrastructure Protection initiative, U.S. governmental and industry bodies have steadily increased the fever of regulation for business continuity management. While these regulations go beyond the scope of information technology...
Regulatory Pressure on Technology for Bussiness Continuity
Since the 1996 Critical Infrastructure, Protection initiative, U.S. governmental and industry bodies have steadily increased the level of regulation for business continuity management. While these regulations go beyond the scope of information technology...
Technology Firms Battle the Gray Market
For years, the global gray market-the unauthorized distribution or reselling of merchandise without the manufacturer's consent-has been a major but understudied problem bedeviling a variety of industries, especially technology firms. But a recent study...
Technology Firms Battle the Gray Market. (Risk Reporter)
For years, the global gray market--the unauthorized distribution or reselling of merchandise without the manufacturer's consent--has been a major but understudied problem bedeviling a variety of industries, especially technology firms. But a recent...
The Nature of Technology
Did you hear about the monkeys currently on their way to typing A Midsummer Night's Dream on a computer that has been set up in their Paignton Zoo Environmental Park residence? The project is a test of the randomness theory that if an infinite number...
The Nature of Technology. (Notes)
Did you hear about the monkeys currently on their way to typing A Midsummer Night's Dream on a computer that has been set up in their Paignton Zoo Environmental Park residence? The project is a test of the randomness theory that if an infinite number...
United by Technology
Years ago, I worked as a student with the RIMS Atlanta chapter to develop a standalone membership database and Web site. It reached our members, but at a cost. As a statewide chapter, keeping up with our members as they changed jobs, married, accepted...
United by Technology. (RIMS Forum)
Years ago, I worked as a student with the RIMS Atlanta chapter to develop a standalone membership database and Web site. It reached our members, but at a cost. As a statewide chapter, keeping up with our members as they changed jobs, married, accepted...