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Risk in Context Blog

Timely blogs from our risk and insurance experts on the issues and trends that affect your business – and your bottom line.


NotPetya/GoldenEye Cyber-Attack Drives New Focus on Cyber Resilience

30 June 2017

NotPetya/GoldenEye, the latest global ransomware cyber-attack, has hit major government agencies and operations in the Ukraine and Russia and netted companies in many industries worldwide.

WannaCry Means GottaAct: Lessons in Ransomware’s Wake

Posted By: Thomas Reagan 18 May 2017

For many organisations, the past week brought an unwanted welcome to the new world of cyber risk.  


RELATED TO: Cyber Risk , Cyber Risk

Internet of Things Attack Shines Spotlight on Insurance Coverage Issues

Posted by Thomas Quigley 11 November 2016

How will your insurance respond if you lose revenue because a service provider falls victim to a cyber-attack?

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Electronic Bills of Lading: Managing the New Risks That Accompany This New Technology

Posted by Andrew Mackenzie 13 October 2016

The advantages and disadvantages of switching from paper to electronic bills of lading, with recommendations on how to mitigate the risks accompanying their use.

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Think Twice Before You Pokémon Go to Work

Posted by Stephen Kempsey 16 July 2016

Game sensation is creating safety risks and potential liability issues for businesses.

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Related to: Casualty

Pokémon Go: Pop Culture Innovation Highlights Disruptive Technology

Posted by Thomas Reagan 14 July 2016

Potential issues include malware, privacy breaches, data disclosure, and more.

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Related to: Cyber Risk , Cyber Risk

Cloud Computing: Time to Consider the Risks

Posted by 16 June 2016

If you are using cloud computing services to store, manage or process your information, it's time to consider the following risks.

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Related to: Cyber Risk , Cyber Risk

How to Stress Test your Cyber Risk Management

Posted by Peter Mason 01 December 2015

The insurance position and a tool to measure your public sector organisation’s cyber risk management performance.

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Related to: Cyber Risk , Cyber Risk

Considerations in Developing an Insurance Program for Terrorism Risks

Posted by Tarique Nageer 17 November 2015

Property, terrorism, and political violence coverage can help manage the financial impact of terrorist and other mass violence attacks.

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Terrorist Attacks in Paris Highlight Importance of Corporate Preparedness

Posted by Chandra Seymour 14 November 2015

The horrific terrorist attacks in Paris serve as a harsh reminder of the ever-present threat of mass violence and the importance of keeping your employees safe with integrated and well-practiced crisis and continuity plans.

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Related to: Marsh Risk Consulting