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.

InterviewThe telecom provider is preparing to hire dozens of additional data scientists. It's part of a global big data push led by Chief Science Officer Manav Misra. Here's the strategy.
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NewsWith the two largest hacks in healthcare history reported this year, consumers might be wondering: Is health insurance under attack?
NewsWhen the long-awaited Google Compare for auto insurance aggregator launched, our sister site Insurance Networking News took a closer look at the search giant's strategy and the potential market implications.
NewsPrivacy advocates have objected to a bill scheduled for a Senate committee vote on Thursday that would shield companies from lawsuits when they share information about cyber-attacks with each other and federal agencies.
AnalysisComplex investigations that gather data from personal devices and social media accounts can be “hit or miss.” Here are the ins and outs of real BYOD and social media investigations.
NewsMedical identity theft jumped 22 percent last year as more U.S. health data becomes electronic and easier for cyber criminals to steal from doctors’ offices, hospitals and insurers.
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NewsManaging data security is the most urgent focus area for retail CIOs, according to a new study from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Forrester Research Inc.
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NewsPresident Barack Obama’s plan to create a new agency to combat hackers may improve information sharing between government and industry, although it adds to a security bureaucracy that some have warned has already grown unwieldy.
NewsDeloitte LLP named Cathy Engelbert to be the first woman leading a Big Four consulting-and-accounting firm in the U.S. as clients confront tighter financial regulations and cyber risks.
BlogFortunately, professional accounting institutes are beginning to address the problem.
Information Management's DM RadioIs privacy really dead? Online, such would seem to be the case. Cookie trails lurking wherever you go, tracking every click and even every movement of the mouse. Google, Facebook and countless other sites make money by analyzing your behavior. But where is the line drawn? Anonymized aggregates? Granular, personal detail? Register for this episode of DM Radio to find out! Host Eric Kavanagh will interview Steven Pratt of Deloitte and Roger Strukhoff of the Tau Institute.
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.
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