Category Archives: Risk Management

How to create a resilient economic environment post COVID crisis. Some insights from Italy.
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How to create a resilient economic environment post COVID crisis. Some insights from Italy.

Time has run out (San Paolo Apostol letter to Corinthians). We really need to act now if we want to reshape the society and economy of our European countries and prepare a more resilient and sustainable economic environment for our future generations. “This crisis could be an historic opportunity to rethink and develop new business […]

Our COVID-19 Digital World Heightens the Need for Cyber Vigilance
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Our COVID-19 Digital World Heightens the Need for Cyber Vigilance

In this “New Normal” of COVID-19, where we rely more than ever on the digital world of virtual meetings and get-togethers, online shopping and delivery alerts, tele-medicine visits and triage – our security and cyber teams are on high alert to protect both regulated and sensitive data. Ordinarily, most security and cyber teams patrol and […]

Through the GRC Lens – April 2020
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Through the GRC Lens – April 2020

Has “work-from-home” opened the door to more cyber-attacks? In the last few months, the COVID-19 pandemic redefined risk management, forced businesses to review their cyber-attack mitigation strategies to understand the gaps in their approach to cybersecurity. Today, the world seems to be gradually re-emerging from the crisis and getting a grip on understanding the aftermath. […]

In the rush toward tech tools to manage COVID-19, societal and ethical risks must be center stage
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In the rush toward tech tools to manage COVID-19, societal and ethical risks must be center stage

We are in a defining moment. The global coronavirus pandemic has now affected three million people globally, and the world is desperately seeking ways to manage its toll on society. The speed and depth of the pandemic is forcing us to adopt drastic crisis management strategies. Using data-driven technologies, artificial intelligence (AI) and health tech […]

How to Create a Robust Business Continuity Plan
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How to Create a Robust Business Continuity Plan

The sudden outbreak of the ‘black swan’ event COVID-19 is prompting most business leaders to brace up for the toughest phase in their careers. The biggest challenge facing them right now is business continuity. They are revisiting, testing, and reworking their business continuity plans to proactively figure out the best-suited approach for their unique situations. […]

COVID-19: Working From Home Confidently and Competently for Business Continuity
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COVID-19: Working From Home Confidently and Competently for Business Continuity

For many of us our world careened off the road suddenly as city after city and state after state implemented some version of “Stay at home” directives affecting over 90% of the U.S. Some industries were already heavily into the work-from-home mode while others were moving in that direction. Whatever your situation, most of us […]

Key Communications Tips Amid the COVID-19 Crisis
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Key Communications Tips Amid the COVID-19 Crisis

In these times of see-sawing between global bad news and hints of recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, crisis communications has evolved into a delicate mix of art and science.  Companies have multiple stakeholders to keep in mind during any crisis. And while stakeholder concerns may overlap, each stakeholder has different things they must prioritize: investors (Is […]

How MetricStream’s apps help in COVID-19  Management
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How MetricStream’s apps help in COVID-19 Management

COVID-19 has changed the way we do Risk Management forever, with the velocity, agility and interconnectedness of risks – with  resilience, financial and economic uncertainty, health and safety and cyber coming to the foreground in new and unanticipated ways.  We are seeing leaders adapt their Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) programs quickly to address ever-widening […]

Crisis Response and Preparedness – Documentation, IT Systems, Data Integrity and Security During the COVID-19 Outbreak
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Crisis Response and Preparedness – Documentation, IT Systems, Data Integrity and Security During the COVID-19 Outbreak

We have an ongoing coronavirus pandemic. As with other crises, at this time, more than ever, organizations need to evaluate the potential impact of this crisis on their operations and prepare to deal with the pandemic. Crisis preparedness should be the high priority in any organization. In a situation when threats are directly impacting important […]

Risk Management Strategies for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to Survive in the COVID-19 Economy
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Risk Management Strategies for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to Survive in the COVID-19 Economy

The coronavirus or COVID-19 presents a significant threat to all kinds of business and more to SMEs. Among the many other problems, the moves of the government to contain the public health risk may have caused a sudden fall in demand for your products or services, staff shortage and supply chain disruption. Your business may […]