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Need to Know . . .Manufacturing is the #1 targeted industry for cyberattacksAnti-corruption enforcement is down but penalties are risingPatent law is likely to shift in 2015Companies should revisit their hiring and drug policies in light of states' legalization of marijuanaCompanies are facing an...
In our webinar on Ebola preparedness, public health expert Dr. Michael Osterholm reviewed the latest available information on the epidemic and discussed how companies should respond to the risks. He commented that the last six months have been a “roller coaster ride” and experts still have much to...
In today’s covenant-light environment, it is easy to be complacent about debt compliance risk, but the good ol’ days are not going to last for long.U.S. bank regulators are increasing leverage and coverage requirements year-by-year to 2019 with higher non-risk-based supplementary leverage ratio (...
The Internet of Things (IoT) initiative enables near real-time access to manufacturing data in order to enhance productivity. This rapidly expanding data interconnectivity, coupled with the increase of complexity of cyber-attacks, poses new challenges in securing the manufacturing shop floor. The...
 Q: The cybersecurity landscape has drastically changed during the past several years, for both the users of industrial control systems and the suppliers. How has Siemens evolved during this time?A: Siemens has a high level of commitment to cybersecurity. We invest heavily in our technology to make...
MAPI members signal in increasing numbers their concern about securing assets against cyber-crime. Some insurance policies cover losses as they relate to business interruption. Computer-linked malfeasance can cause business interruption, of course. Specifically taking out insurance against cyber-...
This survey on pensions will form part of a double presentation during our Ponte Vedra conference next week. Highlight: Few members have implemented lump sum payments. Those who have implemented lump sum payments reported their adoption rates. On average, companies reported their deferred vested...
We recently ran a short query/survey on hedging. Several respondents stated they were struggling with the decision of whether or not to hedge. The majority of responding companies have exposure in India, Brazil, Korea, and China; of those countries, most hedge in India, Brazil, and Korea. Most...
Two documents sum up content from e-roundtable discussions, and one is a broader survey on risk categories (it originated from outside Quality Council). I have also included a summary article on the 2013 edition of the salary survey conducted by the ASQ. On the awards survey, the majority of those...
Are the off-duty sexual activities of your employees part of your enterprise risk analysis? If not, they probably should be. Sex is a big business and its illicit progeny—sex slavery and human trafficking—are rapidly growing as well. One strategy to stop these atrocities is to dry up the customer...

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