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.


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.
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.
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