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January 2014—For the world’s economy to get full value from technological innovation, it must have a robust, coordinated approach to cybersecurity. A new report from the World Economic Forum and McKinsey & Company looks at how that could happen.more
July 2013—Financial institutions are being held accountable for the actions of their suppliers. A new approach can help to identify and manage sources of third-party risk.more
May 2013—Companies can create a powerful risk culture without turning the organization upside down.more
June 2013—Board members should raise nine critical questions when discussing technology strategy with IT and business managers.more
April 2010—One capital ratio tops others in foreshadowing distress—and it’s not the one that’s traditionally been regulated.more
January 2013—Early-warning tracking of small changes in customers’ financial situations can make a big impact on the bottom line.more
August 2012—Risk-averse midlevel managers making routine investment decisions can shift an entire company’s risk profile. An organization-wide stance toward risk can help.more
January 2013—To secure future growth, banks must fundamentally transform their economics, businesses, and cultures.more
October 2011—The economist and coauthor of This Time Is Different explains what history can teach us about the global downturn and why climbing out of it is still rife with risks. more
January 2012—Reducing debt in mature economies continues to be a long and slow process. But lessons of history show that with the right reforms during deleveraging, countries can return to robust long-term growth.more
July 2011—Corporate directors know what they should be doing. But they haven’t raised their game since 2008 and must strengthen their capabilities and spend more time on board work.more
July 2010—Deciding how and what to hedge requires a company-wide look at the total costs and benefits.more
October 2009—Risk-assessment processes typically expose only the most direct threats facing a company and neglect indirect ones that can have an equal or greater impact.more
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