Insights & Impacts

Hell or high water: protecting business from flood
05 December 2018 | Feature Article

Hell or high water: protecting business from flood

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Companies with no response plan — or an ineffective one — suffered an average loss of more than $2 million. Companies with effective response plans in place suffered 70 percent lower losses.
Why cybersecurity is the Achilles' heel of automation
15 October 2018 | Feature Article

Why cybersecurity is the Achilles' heel of automation

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There are three key aspects to managing cyber risk – physical security, industrial control systems and information security. Boards and leadership teams looking to ensure their businesses are protected effectively must implement products, processes and educational initiatives taking each of these areas into account.
How to minimise risk in mining mergers and acquisitions
21 September 2018 | Feature Article

How to minimise risk in mining mergers and acquisitions

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While acquisition strategies are an essential part of fuelling future growth, the risk implications are often extensive. The acquiring business must address these throughout the transaction and subsequent integration process.  
How to manage risk in a resurgent resources industry
10 August 2018 | Feature Article

How to manage risk in a resurgent resources industry

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Australia’s resources sector has bounced back in 2018. This is great news for a cyclical industry that’s been through a tough spell but the upswing has an impact on risk profiles that must be taken into account.
Manufacturing is a soft target for cyberattacks
10 August 2018 | Feature Article

Manufacturing is a soft target for cyberattacks

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“If you see this text then your files are no longer accessible, because they have been encrypted,” read the message on the computer screen. “Please follow the instructions and send $300 of Bitcoin to the following address.”
Why brokers need to revisit risk differentiation
25 July 2018 | Feature Article

Why brokers need to revisit risk differentiation

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Whilst brokers have provided the opportunity to get clients insured more easily, we’ve seen that focus has drifted away from the quality of the underlying risk to the price of the insurance contract.
Grenfell anniversary a powerful reminder of cladding risk
14 July 2018 | Feature Article

Grenfell anniversary a powerful reminder of cladding risk

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Amid sombre tributes to the 70-plus people who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower fire this time last year, questions are emerging about the speed and coordination of Australia’s response to cladding issues that contributed to the disaster.
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