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By Mark A. Hofmann Supporters of federal flood insurance legislation look for Congress to follow a House panel’s lead and approve a bill that would put private insurers on an even footing with the National Flood Insurance Program. The House Financial Services Committee earlier this month unanimously approved the Flood […]

Flood Insurance Reform Passes First Hurdle


By: Sarah Veysey Risk managers play an integral role in ensuring that their companies adopt an enterprisewide approach to cyber security, the Federation of European Risk Management Associations told a European Commission consultation on public-private partnerships in cyber security. In its submission to the European Commission, Brussels-based FERMA said “businesses have […]

Risk Managers Key to Managing Cyber Exposures






By Thomson Reuters U.S. Department of Homeland Security investigations of cyber attacks on the nation’s critical manufacturing sector nearly doubled in the year ended Sept. 30, according to the agency. The Department of Homeland Security’s Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Emergency Response Team, or ICS-CERT, said in a report distributed this […]

U.S. Sees Jump in Cyber Attacks on Critical Manufacturers