Category Archives: Tech Media Telecom

Connectivity in cars – Developing cyber risks

The modern vehicle exemplifies the interconnectivity of modern systems. Computer systems can now control navigation, braking, steering and many other safety and performance functions. Additional functions can allow vehicle tracking, speed control and unprecedented access to the enormous amount of … Continue reading →

The “Internet of Things” attacks

If you said to me a week ago that an army of baby monitors could threaten Amazon, I’d walk away laughing. Yet last Friday, October 21st 2016, we witnessed just such an event. Continue reading →

Scariest Risks of 2016

As Halloween nears, people’s thoughts inevitably turn to ghoulies and ghosties, and long-leggedy beasties, and things that go bump in the night. At the Wire we take this opportunity to reflect on the scariest risks our clients faced this year.  … Continue reading →

Why Asian TMT companies are recognizing the importance of insurance and a risk management approach

Asian telecommunications, media and technology companies are increasingly expanding outside their core markets to seek out new sources of growth, widening their exposure to risks. Continue reading →

Tech, media, and telecom convergence in 2016

‘Convergence’ — the bundling of disparate communications, entertainment and utility services — will prove to be an important factor in M&A activity for 2016. Continue reading →

Emerging risks in the technology sector

Technology is becoming more and more embedded in our everyday life, and the internet of things (IoT) will bring connectivity to myriad products, such as cars, household appliances and clothing. How that data is used and protected will become paramount … Continue reading →

The risk manager of the future

Some people miss the good old days. I don’t. I’ve been around since the days when business was done on a napkin with people who were more like buddies than business partners and yes, when the deal was done, there … Continue reading →

Talent: a long-term risk for tech firms

Firms need to consider the impact of talent on their ability to enter new markets, and respond to new sources of competition. Continue reading →

The changing risk landscape for publishers in a digital world

For centuries, traditional print has been society’s primary conveyor of information. But much has changed since the advent of broadcast radio and television. Today, the internet presents print media with arguably the biggest disruptor the industry has ever faced. Continue reading →

New competitors, new strategies: Top risk for tech, media and telecom firms

Despite the high value placed on innovation in traditional areas (e.g., products, services, supply chain, global delivery, etc), technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) firms face threats from new and emerging competitors, who out-innovate them in business model and strategy design. Continue reading →