Overseeing Risk Appetite & Tolerance: Roadblocks That Need To Be Overcome

Regulators say they expect effective risk appetite frameworks, but regulation changes won’t come easy; a major paradigm shift is in order. Every party involved – from regulators to the Board and contributors in each risk silo – must change the way they think about and approach risk. And regulators ought to be walking the walk in order ...

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Nepal: Risk from the Theoretical to Reality

Risk is in the eye of the beholder. At least that's how it seems, since one person's perception of risk can be vastly different from someone else's in a similar situation. The reality is, however, that risk has much more to do with probability than perception. And while probabilistic modeling isn't a science, it may help ...

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Justice Department Provides Cybersecurity Guidance

If preparation is the key to success, then the Department of Justice is handing keys out left and right. The DOJ has compiled a list of best practices for how to handle cyber incidents. As abundant as these risks have been of late, organizations ought to be planning for the eventuality that they will come under attack ...

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The Importance of Risk Culture

Risk culture - a reflection of a company's goals and values - evolves as the organization does. That's not to say that it can be ignored; on the contrary, it should be regularly evaluated and improved. Jim DeLoach outlines a myriad of ways executive management and the Board can make assessments and drive enhancements to risk culture.


Risk Assessment: A Natural Partnership for Internal Auditors and CCOs

Internal Auditors and CCOs go together like peas and carrots, like Sony and Cher, like peanut butter and jelly -- you get the idea. The information the auditing team relies on directly supports the needs of the compliance practitioner, and vice versa. Doesn't it make sense, then, for them to work together? It certainly would make ...

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Managing Cyber Risk in Health Care

What recent history has taught us is that hackers are becoming more sophisticated, attacks are becoming more malicious -- and no industry or organization is invulnerable. Service organizations that move beyond basic compliance measures are poised for rapid growth over the next few years.