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Why senior leaders are the front line against cyberattacks

June 2014—All companies are aware of the growing risk of cyberattacks, yet few are taking the steps necessary to protect critical information. The key? Senior managers need to lead.more

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The rising strategic risks of cyberattacks

May 2014—Research by McKinsey and the World Economic Forum points to a widening range of technology vulnerabilities and potentially huge losses in value tied to innovation.more

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Managing when vendor and supplier risk becomes your own

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

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The do-or-die questions boards should ask about technology

June 2013—Board members should raise nine critical questions when discussing technology strategy with IT and business managers.more

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Managing the people side of risk

May 2013—Companies can create a powerful risk culture without turning the organization upside down.more

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A better way for banks to monitor credit

January 2013—Early-warning tracking of small changes in customers’ financial situations can make a big impact on the bottom line.more

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The search for a sustainable banking model

January 2013—To secure future growth, banks must fundamentally transform their economics, businesses, and cultures.more

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Overcoming a bias against risk

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

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