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7 risk management priorities for 2013
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As CISOs and risk management pros gear up for a new year, they'll be tasked with sheltering their organizations from a highly dynamic threat environment through a renewed sense of discipline as regulators, executives, and shareholders increasingly turn the microscope on their IT security practices. In order to improve and coalesce security practices, it'll take work to line them up with maturing risk management philosophies. According to risk management experts, consultants, and practitioners, enterprises are likely to turn to the following risk management priorities in 2013 to achieve their security objectives. More



Strategies for crisis management in oil and gas
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In the wake of oil spills and the disaster issues that ensue, it is not surprising that health, safety and crisis management has become the subject of much scrutiny in the oil and gas industry recently. The sector has always worked tirelessly to mitigate risk and implement site-specific contingency plans in line with worldwide standards. The challenge is to maintain these standards in an increasingly pressurized global environment. More

Developing the 2020 airport security model
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The security process has proved to be most difficult aspect of the airport experience to improve over the course of the last decade. With the restrictions on liquids, aerosols and gels still in place, privacy issues surrounding the use of full-body scanners, and the debate still ongoing concerning the proposed use of passenger profiling techniques, significantly changing the existing process has proved to be arduous. More

Climate change threat looms over ski industry
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Last winter, Mother Nature wreaked havoc on the ski industry. With snowfall totals down by about half and March temperatures soaring into the 80s, skier visits were off by more than 20 percent in the Northeast — the worst season in two decades. The dismal results had ski areas worried that people would be skittish about hitting the slopes this season, which kicked off this month at many resorts. More



Risk management is a vital benefit of CCP clearing
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In the trade life cycle, central counterparties play a critical role in post-trade management. After a trade has been negotiated, submitted and confirmed, a CCP takes on the counterparty risks by standing between two counterparties through novation, nets offsetting transactions between multiple counterparties, and provides ongoing risk and collateral management until the end of the transaction's term. Risk management is the core function of CCPs. In addition, some CCPs offer other services such as delivery management and transaction management, providing clients with a seamless post-trade experience. With the services that CCPs provide, clearing house members can enjoy the benefit of lower settlement costs, increased operational efficiency and reduced risk through robust risk management. More

Best mobile securities for all types of devices
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With many companies moving to BYOD models, mobile security is an ever-increasing risk for enterprises. How can a company ensure the security of the proprietary data that may be shared across devices spanning multiple carriers and multiple manufacturers? More

Disaster recovery lessons you might have missed
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Plenty has been written about the disaster recovery and business continuity lessons learned from Hurricane Sandy — backing up your data, testing your preparedness plan and the like. Basically, it's the sort of stuff we all know. What's interesting are some of the following lessons you might not have considered. More

Risk of mass blackouts may still be rising
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Businesses and households expect reliable electricity to be available at the flick of a switch. But the frequency of large-scale blackouts in the United States has not fallen in the last 30 years, and big blackouts remain a common occurrence throughout emerging markets. The risk of massive failures affecting the supply to millions of customers and darkening whole regions or countries may even be increasing as demand rises, especially for air conditioners, and electricity networks are integrated over increasingly wide areas. More

Occupational safety, health makes good business sense
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Implementing sound occupational safety and health policies makes good economic and business sense. A number of large and small companies, particularly multinational companies, have found that the economic benefits of being certified on safety, health and environmental management systems outweigh the costs involved. More

Dealing with complex gender-discrimination issues in the workplace
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For the first time in history, women are half of all U.S. workers, and mothers are the primary or co-bread winners in nearly two-thirds of American families. The recent economic downturn accelerated this trend: Men lost three-quarters of the jobs shed from December 2007 to October 2009. Consequently, gender discrimination has become not just a women's issue, but a family issue that has taken center stage in the country's legal and political arena. More


 

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