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. 65, No. 1, January-February

2018 Cyberrisk Landscape
The risk and insurance community consistently ranks cyberrisk as its top area of interest and concern, and it's no wonder--these days, every year is a banner year for cybersecurity. The more that stays the same, the more things change. Cyberrisk management...
Addressing Construction Risks with Technology
Skilled labor will always be the most valuable tool of the construction trade, but technology is increasingly playing a role in how the work gets done. New devices offer safety and procedural enhancements, helping the construction industry address...
A Policyholder's Guide to loT Claims Coverage
According to some estimates, by 2020, the internet of things (IoT) will encompass more than 50 billion devices. But as the technology becomes more common, headlines regarding the risks of IoT-enabled products are becoming more frequent, such as reports...
COMBATING SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE: Your Policies Forbid It, but Is That Enough? What Companies Are Missing in the Effort to Stamp out Sexual Harassment, and How Risk Management Should Respond
A powerful Hollywood mogul. A high-profile television news host. A well-known actor. A sitting U.S. Senator. From celebrities to politicians, they began to fall. It started with a few voices speaking up and has cascaded into an avalanche of sexual...
GETTING READY FOR GDPR: As the Deadline Looms for a New Data Protection Regulation in the European Union, Businesses Must Act Now to Avoid Costly Penalties
On May 25, 2018, an aggressive new regulation, regarding the handling of the personal data of European Union citizens will go into effect. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) updates current EU data privacy rules, which were originally...
Hard Market on the Horizon
In the wake of a catastrophe-filled 2017, disaster fatigue has likely set in for insurers, first responders and relief agency personnel around the world. Communities are reeling from the loss of life and property following this annus horribilis, which,...
Insurance Buyers Face Shifting Market
Natural catastrophes had a dramatic impact on the earnings and surplus of the insurance industry last year. In North America alone, three Category 4 hurricanes made landfall in the United States, two sets of wildfires in California and an earthquake...
Insurance Cover Age for Sexual Misconduct Claims
SEXUAL MISCONDUCT BY A COMPANY EXECUTIVE or employee can result in a wide variety of legal claims against the company itself. If the victim is an employee, a supervisor's unwanted sexual advances or other conduct of a sexual nature can form the basis...
Maximizing Coverage for Concussion Claims
An increasing number of claims have been filed against sports leagues for injuries allegedly resulting from concussions. These claims present a significant exposure to professional, amateur, collegiate and high school contact sports leagues across...
Preparing for a Nuclear Blast
ON THE MORNING OF JAN. 13, HAWAII RESIDENTS WOKE TO A SHOCKING MESSAGE FROM THE STATE'S Emergency Management Agency: "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL." Panic ensued, but it was thankfully a false...
Substance over Flash
Most emerging risks have, by their very nature, an element of flashiness, and as cyberrisk has come to the fore as a quotidian topic, it has seized the spotlight with more than its fair share of hype. To some extent, that is as it should be--the risks...
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