Articles by Morgan O'Rourke

Notepad: Risk in Review – January/February

Notepad: Risk in Review – January/February

Geopolitical risk, the repeal of net neutrality, computer chip security flaws, and more.

 
Insurers to Pay Record $135 Billion for 2017 Disasters

Insurers to Pay Record $135 Billion for 2017 Disasters

The final tally of insured and economic losses from a disaster-packed 2017.

 
Risk Management Pay on the Rise

Risk Management Pay on the Rise

Risk management professionals in the United States saw a 3.5% average increase in their base salary last year.

 
Year in Risk 2017

Year in Risk 2017

Whether it was natural disasters, cyberattacks, corporate crises or political uncertainty, risk events made high-profile and often sobering headlines in 2017.

 
The Other 2017s

The Other 2017s

This year could have been much worse.

 
How to Respond to an Active Shooter

How to Respond to an Active Shooter

The tragedy in Las Vegas offers a reminder that understanding how to respond to an active shooter situation can mean the difference between life and death.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – October

Notepad: Risk in Review – October

The impact of Harvey and Irma, an earthquake in Mexico, Equifax’s data breach, and more.

 
In Defense of Spelling

In Defense of Spelling

Good spelling matters.

 
Identifying an Embezzler

Identifying an Embezzler

Five common characteristics of embezzlers can help companies reduce the risk of employee theft.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – September

Notepad: Risk in Review – September

Hackers extort HBO, Kanye West v. Lloyd’s, voting machine flaws exposed, and more.

 
European Forecast Heats Up

European Forecast Heats Up

The summer heat wave in southern Europe may be a sign of the fatal weather extremes to come.

 
Winter Is Coming

Winter Is Coming

Like a Game of Thrones winter, hackers are coming.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – July/August

Notepad: Risk in Review – July/August

Investigating the cause of London’s Grenfell Tower fire, Uber’s CEO resigns, and more.

 
The Kangaroo Conundrum

The Kangaroo Conundrum

Driven crazy by kangaroos.

 
Risks and Opportunities for Drone Ships

Risks and Opportunities for Drone Ships

Autonomous technology may soon hit the seas as companies develop remote-controlled or even fully autonomous ships.