Vinay Shrivastava
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Institute of Risk Management: Risk Predictions for 2020 (Part 2)

Global conflict, bush fires, flooding and political unrest. These are just some of the key issues unearthed as a result of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) asking its senior members what their risk predictions are for 2020. In Part 2 of Risk Xtra’s comprehensive round-up,...
Posted On 20 Feb 2020
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Network Security: Protecting Against Digital Sabotage

Physical security systems have experienced a substantial shift from being a mechanical circuit to become electronically-circuited networks, with the first network-enabled surveillance camera being launched more than 20 years ago (in 1996, to be precise). Now, more and more...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020
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“Two-thirds of UK CEOs fearful of cyber attacks” unearths PwC Survey

80% of UK CEOs are concerned about the risk of cyber threats to their business, making it the issue they are most worried about above skills (79%) and the speed of technological change (75%). Just under half of UK CEOs (48.4%) have taken some action regarding their own personal...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020
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Institute of Risk Management unveils new Climate Change Special Interest Group

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has formed a new Climate Change Special Interest Group (CC SIG) for its members to better understand the risks associated with climate change. Martin Massey MIRM is the newly-appointed chairman for the IRM CC SIG and will be hosting its...
Posted On 28 Jan 2020
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Changing Perceptions Through Workforce Diversity

The benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce in the security guarding sector are becoming increasingly apparent. Here, Gemma Quirke explains how the business strategy devised by solutions provider Wilson James is creating positive change through nurturing skills and talent...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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World Economic Forum develops Internet security principles to protect end users

While certain cyber attacks focus on specific organisations, the majority target the largest number of Internet users possible. Such attacks are often relatively easy for cyber criminals to undertake and can cause serious harm. The impact of indiscriminate malicious activity...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020
Anthony Leather
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The Rising Drone Threat: What Can Be Done to Mitigate the Risk?

Drone incidents are on the rise. Recent high-profile events have begun to show the potential damage and threat that drones can pose to Governments and commercial organisations as well as by dint of the targeting of individuals. This isn’t unexpected. Security experts have...
Posted On 24 Oct 2019
Linda Conrad
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Institute of Risk Management appoints new global ambassador for USA

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has just announced a new global ambassador for the USA focusing on the East Coast states. Linda Conrad SIRM is principal of corporate and information security risk management at the Exelon Corporation having previously served as the director...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019
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Fiscal crises head list of business risks in World Economic Forum survey

Economic issues dominate concerns for business executives around the world, according to the World Economic Forum’s report entitled ‘Regional Risks for Doing Business 2019’. In a survey of nearly 13,000 business leaders in over 130 countries, respondents rank...
Posted On 10 Oct 2019
Carol Ouko-Misiko
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Senior IRM member appointed to World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report Advisory Board

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has announced the appointment of Carol Ouko-Misiko CMIRM to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report Advisory Board. The purpose of the Advisory Board is to provide advice and guidance on the process and the content for the Global...
Posted On 03 Sep 2019