This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.




Advertisement
  Mobile version    RSS    Unsubscribe    Archive    Media Kit |  RIMS Buyer's Guide:     

Home   Membership   Education   Conferences   Resources   External Affairs   Contact Us
     
Nov. 7, 2013


Professionals in Surety Bonding

Choose a trusted NASBP surety bond producer with expertise to help you grow. Visit NASBP.org



 



RIMS report helps risk managers better understand reputational risks
Business Insurance
The Risk Insurance Management Society Inc. recently released a new report, "Understanding Reputational Risk," to help members better understand and evaluate what has become a top concern for many organizations. In the report, made available at the RIMS ERM Conference 2013 held this week in San Francisco, RIMS defines reputational risk as opposed to brand risk, the organization said in its statement.
   Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE  




Making business resiliency part of business as usual
CloudTweaks
Business continuity and disaster recovery have become non-negotiable requirements for virtually every IT department. With today's IT architectures supporting servers, networks and applications, BCDR has evolved from simple backups and restores to a broad range of business resiliency services. This shift demands a strategic, proactive and multidisciplinary approach to sustaining critical IT services in the face of a range of disruptions.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


SPONSORED CONTENT


Enterprise risk management: What's in your MROM?
National Mortgage Professional
Increasing regulatory pressures on banks and lenders to adopt greater risk management systems and processes are aimed at establishing a more uniform approach to quality control industry-wide. At the same time, these pressures seek to protect consumers from the type of non-managed business decisions that were at the root of the financial industry collapse several years ago.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  Go Beyond with Riskonnect
Raise your risk technology expectations. It’s time to dream big about what your risk management system can do. It’s time to free your data and move your organization beyond. Experience RMIS, GRC, and EHS in a whole new way. 770-790-4700 www.riskonnect.com
 


How strong is the economic recovery?
Bloomberg
VideoBriefThe worst is over and the country is on the upswing. A week upswing, but an upswing nonetheless. In the following, Bloomberg Television's "Lunch Money" Host Matt Miller, along with a few others, reports on the U.S. economy's recovery.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


FEATURED ARTICLE
TRENDING ARTICLE
MOST POPULAR ARTICLE
Assessing supply-chain risk through 'commodity mapping'
GreenBiz
Commodity mapping includes tools and information geared to provide insight into key supply-chain regions and, by implication, the risks a company might face from region to region.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more
Workplace bullying: When adults do not play nice at work
Chicago Now
There has been a lot of press about childhood bullying over the past few years. Unfortunately, bullying is not an issue that is isolated to our children.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more
Disaster preparation: Helpful tips for businesses and facility managers
By Joy Burgess
A recent survey sponsored by the American Red Cross and FedEx showed that approximately 70 percent of small businesses do not expect to experience a disaster.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more


Social media policy offers dos and don'ts for employees
CIO Magazine
Is social media part of your job? Many employees, not just those in marketing, are being asked to use their personal social networking accounts on behalf of their companies. For companies, there's an element of danger in asking employees to spout off on social networks. After all, the public corporate image is at risk. Employees also risk offending the company and losing their jobs. Social media in the enterprise is littered with tales of employees getting sacked.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE
Looking for similar articles? Search here, keyword(s): Updated policy tips.




Business fraud: A growing global battle
Business Recorder
From a global perspective, economic crime is fast becoming a chief concern of business organizations worldwide. The global economic downturn has adversely affected the world's business climate and as a result, the risk of fraud and white collar crime at the organizational level has significantly increased. Unfortunately, there is no global "Cookie-cutter" method for investigating and detecting fraud that emanates from outside the organization.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Designing your communications plan for incident management
Disaster Recovery Journal
Maintaining clear communications between recovery teams, executives, employees, customers, and shareholders is critical during a disaster. Today's technology allows for a number of options to ensure that timely, accurate updates are being delivered, but it can be confusing to know what platforms will work best when developing your communications plan. The best methods of communication vary by audience and depends primarily on three factors: rapidity of updates, number of message recipients, and confidentiality of data being shared.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Advertisement
PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  Our Work is Getting People Back To Work.
Providing safe & reliable transportation, clear communication, prompt & accurate durable medical equipment deliveries & professional Home Health Care professionals is our promise and priority to you. You aren’t dealing with claim files or case numbers, you are dealing with people. People who deserve to be treated with respect and understanding. People who need help getting back to where they need to be.

We are here for you 24/7, call us today 877-605-0005 or visit our website ltdamerica.com
 


Technology 'biggest risk to supply chain' in 2014
Business Reporter
Nearly a quarter of the 500 business continuity professionals in Zurich's survey identified technology as a major risk, while 17 percent pointed to regulations. The leading cause of supply chain disruption was unplanned IT and telecom outages, followed by adverse weather and outsourced service failure.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Study: Obesity tips scales as a dominant employee health problem
The Washington Times
Obesity remains one of the top workplace health challenges faced by employers, according to a recent survey of business owners, with the tab from expanding waistlines estimated to cost employers some $73 billion a year in higher health care bills. In the face of new insurance provision mandates under President Obama's health care law, the health of employees has become a major concern for employers, who are scrambling to roll out incentives to reduce costs and increase the physical activity of employees.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  ACL GRC: Governance, Risk, Compliance Simplified
GRC doesn’t have to be clunky or spreadsheet-intensive. ACL GRC offers a fresh way to help you improve the efficiency and effectiveness of GRC activities. Our cloud-based solution is simple, flexible, cost-effective and suitable for nearly any organization. Watch a quick demo video!
 


Catastrophe bond issuance continues to grow
Insurance Networking News
Seven bonds in Q3 2013 contributed to the highest catastrophe bond issuance in 15 years. Willis Capital Markets & Advisory, part of Willis Group Holdings, the global risk adviser, insurance and reinsurance broker, reports $1.4 billion of non-life catastrophe bond capacity were issued for the quarter, an increase from third quarter 2012 ($0.5 billion issued through three bonds). Third quarter 2013 catastrophe bond issuance was approximately three times higher than the five-year average and was the highest on record since 1998, according to Willis Capital Markets & Advisory's latest "Insurance Linked Securities" report.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Disaster preparation: Helpful tips for businesses and facility managers (By Joy Burgess)
Best in class crisis management with social media (Business 2 Community)
Governance, risk management and compliance are not enough on their own (ComputerworldUK)
Whose job is business continuity? (Continuity Central)
Public services organizations need to step up risk management efforts (Inside Counsel)

Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.


 

RiskWire
Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Lisa Smith, Senior Content Editor, 469.420.2644 
Contribute news

This edition of the RiskWire was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Visit go.rims.org/RiskWire to learn how you can sign-up to receive RiskWire.
Recent issues
Nov. 5, 2013
Oct. 31, 2013
Oct. 29, 2013
Oct. 24, 2013



50 Minthorn Blvd., Suite 800, Thornhill, ON, L3T 7X8