Risk Management

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.


newsOnly 39 percent of end users think they take all appropriate actions to protect corporate data accessed and used in the course of their jobs, according to a new survey by the Ponemon Institute.
newsThe cyber attack on Medicare prescription drug plan vendor SCAN Health Plan raises questions about how the organization didn’t know that its data was compromised for four months after being breached.
newsClearwater will provide the Irish property & casualty insurer with automated and verified investment accounting data and integrated compliance monitoring, risk awareness, performance analysis, and multinational regulatory reporting across its 34 branch offices.
BlogThis compliance cost is also a source of competitive differentiation, especially when digital and data advances can reduce this cost of compliance and generate business benefits.
newsHacker schemes to kidnap data for ransom are increasingly relying on advanced techniques more commonly seen in cyber-espionage cases.
Spending on information technology is on the increase in the government sector this year, and that includes a significant portion toward data management and data analytics related issues. This week research firm Gartner Inc. released its report on “The Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for Government in 2016.”
BlogA new approach called User Behavior Analytics (UBA), can eliminate this guesswork using big data and machine learning algorithms to assess the risk, in near-real time, of user activity.
FeatureMaineGeneral is experiencing a recent phenomenon of such attacks—dealing with fraudsters after the attack has been acknowledged.
FeatureDisaster preparedness doesn’t have to be a tedious or overwhelming process. Create a checklist for an effective business continuity plan using these steps.
FeatureThe increased popularity of the cloud adds to the vulnerability of corporate data, of course, and makes the job of risk analysis all the more important.
NewsThe fine is the second largest levied against organizations that the HHS Office for Civil Rights believes substantially ignored HIPAA.
BlogGiven the rise in growth of mobile, cloud and wearable devices, the healthcare industry will see a rise in PHI breaches and continue to see attacks due to the increased volume of PHI data
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