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May. 14, 2013


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Reputation risk management — it's time to build trust and resilience at the top
The Huffington Post
Recent corporate governance issues and crises have sparked a steep rise in reputational risk as trust in business continues a decade-long erosion. And good business practices alone won't remedy it. Challenges to a company's reputation arise from a specific business decision or practice. To manage that reputation successfully requires the active leadership of the CEO with the board of directors serving as avid monitors.
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Leashing the company tablets
By Peter Martini
Has your organization jumped into the mobile revolution yet? Did you know by the end of 2013 mobile users will outpace desktop users? Going mobile does improve productivity, but first let's talk about how going mobile will affect your security and compliance requirements. Once you bring mobile devices into your organization's technology family, you must still manage that inventory, and you can't just allow those tablets to roam around without fences protecting the users and your data.
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Think the cloud isn't ready for business critical apps? Time to think again
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Many IT managers are afraid to virtualize business-critical applications, but by neglecting the potential for more agility, they may be exposed to more risk. Safely virtualize business-critical services and enjoy cloud-based efficiencies.
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Protect your Twitter account from hackers
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The use of social networking accounts by businesses for public relations and publicity is creating a fresh set of security headaches for users and service operators. While Twitter is putting protection in place for individual users by adding measures such as two-factor authentication, such security precautions are less practical for corporate publicity accounts where multiple people share an account and require access independently.
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Obama renews focus on jobs, economic growth on Texas trip
Reuters via Yahoo News
President Barack Obama pledged on a recent trip to Texas to take steps to accelerate economic growth, turning his attention to job creation after concentrating on gun-control legislation and immigration reform in recent months. Obama was kicking off events he has scheduled across the country to draw attention to his efforts to boost economic growth through jobs that benefit the middle class, White House officials said.
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Monetary easing could create asset bubbles in emerging markets
CTV News
International Monetary Fund officials say they are watching carefully for signs that massive flows of cash unleashed in world markets by unprecedented monetary easing might lead to asset bubbles, or to overheating in some emerging markets. "There is a risk of overheating of domestic economies, so we have to pay close attention to this risk," said IMF Deputy Managing Director Naoyuki Shinohara. "There are some warning signals, but it is not up to the level to ring alarm bells," he said. Cash added to the global economy from monetary easing in the U.S., Japan and Europe is affecting currency values and fueling investments in commodities, property and other assets.
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6 simple steps to enterprise risk management
Information Management
Enterprise risk management is a scalable, holistic approach to improved decision-making that consolidates and organizes risk information from across an organization. No longer limited to a risk manager’s monthly report, ERM is becoming a fundamental part of business success.
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Fighting small business fraud
Small Business Computing
When the economy slows down, criminals get clever. Instead of relying on theft and thuggery, scammers have developed some insidious, new techniques to steal money from your small business. Dr. Martin Bressler, currently a professor of marketing and management at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, estimates that the typical company owner loses $190,000 for each instance of fraud uncovered. Academics and law enforcement officials recommend four steps that you can take right now to prevent your business from falling victim to savvy scam artists.
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Cat modeling makes it hard to differentiate good risk management
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As underwriters become increasingly reliant on catastrophe modeling, it is becoming harder for risk managers who deploy good property loss control to differentiate their risks from those who do not.

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Business continuity and disaster recovery
SmartData Collective
When considering business continuity and disaster recovery options, there's really only one constant from business to business: It's important to have a plan.

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Top 10 mistakes employers make that lead to employment-related litigation
DentistryIQ
Employers across the nation are served with lawsuits from former employees nearly every day. No matter the preventive steps taken by employers, they may still face lawsuits.

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Supply chain risk: Avoiding disaster
Real Business
Sourcing cheap products abroad is commonplace across many industries but it is not always clear where liability lies in the supply chain. In the aftermath of the collapse of the eight story factory complex in Bangladesh, businesses ponder one question: How can we monitor suppliers' compliance with health and safety laws?
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How HR can manage the risk of cloud computing
HR Magazine
Cloud technology is the future for the business-world. According to KPMG, it's now used by most organizations. However, with this new technology come new risks for company information security, and it is important for HR teams to ensure that they update company IT policies to adequately protect business interests.
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As employees 'lean in,' companies must 'listen in'
Fast Company
An inclusive culture is desired by a large percentage of the Gen Y workforce. Businesses that fail to address these concerns risk losing out on the next generation of innovative thinkers and workers.
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