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CEO’s Talk Cyber Risks & Resiliency standard

Risk Cooperative CEO, Andres Franzetti, recently joined Steve Lewis from Dataprise to discuss the current cyber risk landscape, how to prepare for a cyber attack, and ways to go beyond compliance for true cyber resiliency. In the wake of headline-grabbing attacks like SolarWinds, Colonial Pipeline and Kaseya, cybersecurity is a top concern for businesses of all sizes. And the costs for recovery are rising. "The risks are intensifying at a really alarming rate," says Dataprise CEO, Steve Lewis. With both state-sponsored hackers and garden-variety criminals experiencing great success targeting firms with ransomware and other cybersecurity threats, the risk landscape is quite serious. Frequent Cyber Attacks Are Impacting the Cyber Insurance Markets According to Andres Franzetti, Co-founder and CEO of Risk Cooperative, "A ...

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BBC World Service: Business Matters, US advises citizens against UK travel standard

Chief Revenue Officer, Les Williams featured on BBC's Business Matters. Listen now as he covers: the CDC's travel advice and the Surfside condo collapse, among other topics. Listen Here In a blow to the UK's tourist and aviation industries, the CDC has advised US citizens against travel to the country. We hear more from travel expert, Simon Calder. In Germany, catastrophic flooding has left at least 160 people dead and more than 170 others missing; later this week, Angela Merkel is expected to roll out an emergency aid package for those affected. We hear from the BBC's Damien McGuinness in the village of Nuerburg. And we examine the causes of last month's collapse of Champlain Towers South in Florida with Ana ...

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BBC World Service: Business Matters, Major countries outline vaccine donation plan standard

Chief Revenue Officer, Les Williams featured on BBC's Business Matters. Listen now as he covers: ransomware, taxes, and vaccines, among other topics. Listen Here The group of seven industrialized nations are to donate one billion coronavirus vaccines to the rest of the world by the end of next year – we look at how realistic that aim is. One big US business says it paid cyber hackers a multi-million dollar ransom. But should companies pay up? Ireland's finance minister tells the BBC’s Rob Young why he'll be arguing to lower the global minimum corporate tax rate that world leaders recently agreed. Plus, we look at the international row over the name of a type of rice with food historian Lindsay Middleton ...

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Cyber 360° Webinar Series standard

Session 1: Exposing & Mitigating Cyber Vulnerabilities Cyber risk assessments form the foundation of an organization’s risk mitigation strategy by not only developing organizational cybersecurity awareness, but also by identifying an organization’s unique vulnerabilities. The presenter will provide a brief overview of sources of risk (third parties, IoT, hacking, phishing) and sobering data regarding the average impact of a cyber attack. Companies must leverage every resource available to establish a layered and proactive defense. The biggest cyber threat to an organization often lies between the chair and the keyboard, hence the human element is an important part of the cyber equation. Educating staff via cyber hygiene training can turn employees from “cyber liabilities” to “vigilant proactive deterrents” against cyber-attacks. Coupled with ...

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BBC World Service: Business Matters, US Consumer Confidence Highest Since Pandemic standard

Chairman, Dante Disparte was featured on BBC's Business Matters. Listen now as he covers: the U.S. economic outlook, his Congressional testimony on climate change in Africa, global supply chains and French wine. Listen Here Consumer confidence is up, according to The Conference Board, an independent research group; Kathy Bostjancic from Oxford Economics tells us why. Alphabet the company that owns Google and Youtube has released its latest quarterly results which show advertising revenue rising at an unexpectedly sharp pace; Mike Issac from the New York Times tells us why. Also in the programme, the world's transition towards an electric car future is fuelling a rush for lithium, which is a primary component of the batteries. Chile is one of the world's ...

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Congressional Testimony to the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations standard

The House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Global Human Rights requested testimony from Dante Disparte, founder and chairman of Risk Cooperative and member of FEMA's National Advisory Council, on the Effects of Climate Change in Africa. The webcast was recorded and is publicly available.View WebcastView Written Testimony Stay informed. Our Insights Newsletter highlights the latest news and analysis on global strategy, policy and risk.  Subscribe to ...

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BBC World Service: Business Matters, England Lockdown Restrictions Ease standard

Chief Revenue Officer, Les Williams featured on BBC's Business Matters. Listen now as he covers: easing on lockdown restriction in London, accusations against Alibaba, and diversity among BAFTA award nominees, among other topics. Listen Here Pubs, restaurants, beauty salons and non-essential shops have reopened with the easing of lockdown restrictions across England. We hear from the heart of London’s shopping district and from a pub garden near Reading. The e-commerce giant Alibaba has been accused of anti-competitive practices and fined more than $2.5 billion by Chinese regulators. We discuss what this will mean for the future of the company. Also in the programme, the BBC’s Ivana Davidovic gives us the lowdown on Telegram, the messaging app - and one of the ...

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BBC World Service: Business Matters, India halts Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine exports standard

Chief Revenue Officer, Les Williams featured on BBC's Business Matters. Listen now as he covers: COVID vaccine rollout, the Suez Canal crisis, and food delivery apps, among other topics. Listen Here India has placed a temporary hold on all exports of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine. We speak to Prashant Yadav from the Centre for Global Development about what's causing the squeeze and what it could mean for the global vaccination effort. The Suez Canal, which carries 10% of global trade, has been blocked by a container ship.LoriAnn Larocco, the author of Trade War - Containers Don't Lie: Navigating the Bluster explains the global ramifacations of the blocakge. Also in the programme, The BBC's Manuela Saragosa reports on the growth in food ...

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NPR’s Consider This: Are We Ready For The Next One? The Striking Pandemic Warnings That Were Ignored standard

Dante Disparte, founder and chairman of Risk Cooperative and member of FEMA's National Advisory Council, explains how lessons from last year can help us in the next pandemic — and why warnings from former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama were not enough to prepare the U.S. for the coronavirus.Listen on NPR Stay informed. Our Insights Newsletter highlights the latest news and analysis on global strategy, policy and risk.  Subscribe to ...

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All Things Considered with Audie Cornish: How This Last Year Can Help In Preparing For The Next Pandemic standard

When the 21st century saw its first pandemic, the simplest remedies were 4- or 500 years old - and yet, even on those very simple personal choices, we saw a lot of misinformation. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Dante Disparte, founder and chairman of Risk Cooperative and member of FEMA's National Advisory Council, on how lessons from last year can help us in the next pandemic.Read Transcript or Listen on NPR Stay informed. Our Insights Newsletter highlights the latest news and analysis on global strategy, policy and risk.  Subscribe to ...

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