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. 64, No. 8, September

5 Best Practices for IoT Privacy Compliance
According to a January 2017 forecast from Gartner, 8.4 billion internet of things items will be in use worldwide this year--a 31% increase from 2016--to the tune of almost $2 trillion in annual spending on devices and services. As companies create...
College Captive Offers Hands-On Experience
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, as workers retire or change jobs, in the next five years alone, the insurance industry will need to replace 104,000 insurance agents, 71,900 claims adjusters, 67,400 claims/policy processing clerks, 28,900 underwriters,...
Drone Risks Create New Legal Challenges
When the "drone era" began, the conventional wisdom was that drones represented a linear expansion of aviation legal practice and that tried and true principles that had gone in to pursuing or defending aviation claims would translate easily into drone...
Key Cyberrisk Management Questions for Directors and Officers: Courts Have Historically Made It Difficult to Hold Directors and Officers Personally Liable for Breaches of Fiduciary Duties. but as Cyberrisk Management Liability Standards Evolve, Directors and Officers Increasingly Face the Risk of Personal Exposure
In September 2015, following Home Depot's high-profile data breach that exposed more than 50 million credit and debit card numbers, shareholders sued 12 company directors and officers alleging they breached "their fiduciary duties of loyalty, good...
Managing Public Sector Auto Risks
Fleets are a serious and growing risk management challenge for public entities. The public sector collectively has the largest vehicle fleet in the United States. With 1.3 million cars and trucks, that sector is even larger than the commercial fleet...
Safer Work through Predictive Analytics
When it comes to building a successful business, employees are the heart of a company. The primary job of employers is to protect their workers and give them a safe environment to come to every day. Preventing workplace injuries, therefore, is one...
Symbolic Gestures
As many of you may recall, until just a few years ago, the symbol of RIMS (the publisher of this magazine) was a unicorn. Adopted in 1975, the unicorn served for more than three decades as the society's representative. Given its longevity, one might...
Symbolic Gestures
As many of you may recall, until just a few years ago, the symbol of RIMS (the publisher of this magazine) was a unicorn. Adopted in 1975, the unicorn served for more than three decades as the society's representative. Given its longevity, one might...
The Hunt for Risk Management's Panda
YOU MAY NEVER HAVE HEARD OF CHI CHI THE GIANT panda, but you would almost certainly recognize her image. In 1961, Sir Peter Scott used sketches of Chi Chi to design the original logo for the World Wildlife Fund (now the World Wide Fund for Nature)...
The Psychology of Risk
Over the past several years, psychologists, behavioral scientists and academics have helped to advance our understanding of human psychology and, specifically, how humans respond to high-risk and crisis situations. This research has highlighted how a...
The Psychology of Risk: Understanding and Overcoming Natural Human Responses to Risk Is an Important-And Often Overlooked-Component of Effective Crisis Management Planning
Over the past several years, psychologists, behavioral scientists and academics have helped to advance our understanding of human psychology and, specifically, how humans respond to high-risk and crisis situations. This research has highlighted how...
Winter Is Coming
When hackers recently announced that they had broken into HBO's network and stolen 1.5 terabytes worth of company data, it was particularly appropriate that they incorporated images of the White Walkers from the network's mega-popular Game of Thrones...
Winter Is Coming
When hackers recently announced that they had broken into HBO's network and stolen 1.5 terabytes worth of company data, it was particularly appropriate that they incorporated images of the White Walkers from the network's mega-popular Game of Thrones...
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