Cambridge Global Risk Index 2018 sees 16% increased risk from geopolitical threats

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by Daniel Ralph, Andrew Coburn, Jennifer Copic, Simon Ruffle, Michelle Tuveson The 2018 version of the Cambridge Global Risk index sees risk up, with expected loss increasing to 1.54% of the world’s 2018 GDP, compared to last year’s index of … Continued

Chipmageddon: New security vulnerability in modern CPUs could enable the mother of all data breaches

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As users continue to demand faster performance from computers, chip designers have baked in a serious design flaw that exposes a computer’s internal memory to hackers via two major security exploits, code named Meltdown and Spectre. These exploits allow an … Continued

Realising greater competitive advantages from risk management in a corporation: marrying the upside and downsides of risk

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This post was originally written as part of the Institute for Risk Management’s Risk Agenda 2025 – a project investigating the future of risk and risk management in 2025. Dr Tuveson’s post is also available to be read here.  It … Continued

The age of ransomware: mitigating the next cyber heartbreak after WannaCry

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A cyber catastrophe has occurred. A little before noon on Friday, 12 May 2017, a highly virulent strain of the ransomware WannaCry (known as WannaCrypt) began to spread through Windows systems worldwide, crippling the NHS healthcare system, Russian government ministries … Continued