Risk management is a strategy for identifying, assessing and prioritizing uncertainty in the planning and course of an organization's operation. Risks vary widely by type and industry, can be natural or man-made, short or long term, positive or negative in their impact and an organization's need to plan or respond.


NewsCongress held its first hearing on President Obama’s proposal for a national breach notification standard on January 27. Testimony primarily from retail and technology trade associations supported much of the plan, but support was lacking for the provision to notify individuals within 30 days of discovering a breach.
NewsWhile the growth of Internet-connected medical devices and wearable fitness products can potentially improve health outcomes, the technology also raises serious privacy and security concerns that could undermine consumer confidence.
NewsSAP SE is trying to marshal Apple, Microsoft and other big business technology companies to gather hacker-fighting intelligence following a spate of security problems with open-source software.
NewsThe vast majority of IT and security managers concede they don't know the number of shadow IT cloud apps within their organization -- which employees use without corporate IT's approval.
NewsChina is aiming to purge most foreign technology from banks, the military, state-owned enterprises and key government agencies by 2020, stepping up efforts to shift to Chinese suppliers, according to people familiar with the effort.
NewsThe global infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) may grow as much as 42.91 percent annually over the next five years, as growth-oriented companies try to keep their burgeoning technology costs under control and protect themselves from the risk of datacenter disasters, according to Infiniti Research.
BlogEarlier this month, we published a report that dissects global risk perceptions of business and technology management leaders. One of the most eye-popping observations from our analysis is how customer obsession dramatically alters the risk mindset of business decision-makers.
NewsLegislation to curb the FDA’s authority to regulate health IT will pass the Congress in early 2015, predicted Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), vice chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
NewsTarget Corp. is asking a federal judge to throw out claims by banks that had to deal with the consequences of a data breach that compromised at least 40 million credit-card accounts.
Information Management NewsConnecticut Attorney General George Jepsen wants assurance from Apple Corp. that the Apple Watch product coming in 2015 has sufficient privacy protections.
Information Management NewsInsurance companies are facing new and growing cyber risks and need to develop a comprehensive, multi-pronged approach to address them, according to panel of Deloitte & Touche executives who spoke on the topic earlier this week. “Insurance Cyber Risk: Impacts of a Changing Technology Environment,” presented as part of Deloitte & Touche’s Dbriefs Insurance Series, detailed the evolving cyber threat landscape, provided industry insights and mapped out a series of steps and processes insurance companies can…
Information Management NewsAs cyberattacks against banks escalate — with 93 percent of banks worldwide reporting they've been hit — Bremer Bank in Minnesota ramps up its defenses.
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