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  • Dealing with Microsoft Office ransomware vulnerabilities

    Over the past year, two malware programs - the Gandcrab ransomware and Urnisf virus - have been infecting businesses throughout the world, exploiting vulnerabilities existing in Microsoft Office.

    Asia Risk | 13 Feb 2019
  • The 2019 AFP Risk Survey: The Evolving Treasury Ecosystem

    Strategic and financial risks, along with cybersecurity, will dominate the risk landscape for the next 18 to 36 months. The 2019 AFP Risk Survey: The Evolving Treasury Ecosystem, prepared by the Association for Financial Professionals with the support of Marsh & McLennan Insights, captures updates on the challenges facing finance and treasury professionals.

    Asia Risk | 13 Feb 2019
  • Climate change still seen as the top global security concern-Pew Research Centre Report

    Climate change is the top security concern in a poll conducted by the Washington-based Pew Research Centre. It is followed by Islamist terrorism and cyber-attacks. In 13 of 26 countries, people listed climate change as the top global threat, with the Islamic State militant group topping the list in eight and cyber-attacks in four, the non-profit, non-partisan Pew Research Centre said in its report.

    Asia Risk | 13 Feb 2019
  • Australian Royal Commission will strengthen risk culture among insurers

    The recommendations by the Royal Commission regarding misconduct in Australia's financial services industry will shore up risk management practices among insurers and banks in the country, according to rating agency S&P.

    AIRPlus | 13 Feb 2019
  • Taiwan: Proposed forex rule changes could lead insurers to lower hedged ratios

    Revisions proposed to foreign-exchange volatility reserve rules by Taiwan's insurance regulator, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), would incentivise insurers to lower their hedged ratios (i.e., the share of their foreign currency portfolios hedged with traditional instruments such as nondeliverable forwards and cross-currency swaps) against potential Taiwanese dollar appreciation, according to a commentary by Moody's Investors Service.

    Asia | 12 Feb 2019
  • Morocco: Kingdom's country risk rating is most favourable in North Africa

    French global credit insurer has given Morocco the highest country risk rating in North Africa of A4. This is higher than the 'C' given to Algeria and Tunisia and the 'B' awarded to Egypt.

    Middle East | 11 Feb 2019
  • Singapore working towards building financial sector's resilience to cyber risk

    Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) division head Ms Elean Chin said at the Cyber Risk Management's (CyRiM) 'Bashe Report' Launch on 29 January 2019 that MAS is updating their Technology Risk Management Guidelines. This update is intended to give a greater focus on cyber resilience, as well as to provide further guidance on new technologies and emerging cyber threats. MAS will also be issuing legally binding requirements on cyber hygiene to help strengthen the nation's financial sector's resilience to cyber risk.

    Asia Risk | 06 Feb 2019
  • Environmental risks not a priority for Hong Kong businesses

    Climate and environmental issues were ranked by business leaders in a World Economic Forum poll ahead of its annual summit in Davos as posing the biggest risk to business and the world. The respondents to the WEF survey said that extreme weather, migration caused by climate change and natural disasters are the three risks they're most likely to face in 2019, according to a CNN report.

    Asia Risk | 06 Feb 2019
  • Senior executives are the weakest link in the cybersecurity chain

    A new report 'Are you the weakest link? How senior executives can avoid breaking the cybersecurity chain' from The Bunker, a UK cloud security firm, finds that despite their high-ranking positions, senior executives are reportedly the weak link in the corporate cybersecurity chain.

    Asia Risk | 06 Feb 2019
  • Risk Management Summit 2019: a giant leap to develop risk management in India

    Risk Management Association of India organised its inaugural summit in January this year in Mumbai. The theme of the first risk management summit was 'Risk Management Challenges in the New Era - Way Ahead'.

    Asia Risk | 06 Feb 2019

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