Category Archives: Terrorism

Navigating the risks of a global insurance marketplace in transition

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Risk managers can no longer rely on the practice of simply purchasing low-cost worldwide non-admitted policies. Continue reading →

New risks in leisure and hospitality

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Asking the right questions about your policies and practices is essential to prepare you for virtually any possibility. And having the right risk management in place to mitigate against changing risks can help you face an uncertain future with greater certainty. Continue reading →

Three issues powering aviation security to the top of the agenda

It is imperative that government and industry build strong partnerships and governments around the world work together to mitigate the terrorist threat to aviation. Continue reading →

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Airports are tempting targets for terrorists. The combination of high population densities, commercial aircraft from all over the globe and a symbol of national prestige require special risk controls. Continue reading →

4 key geopolitical risks likely to affect aviation industry this year

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The key to understanding and mitigating geopolitical risks is a holistic view of the risk landscape. By analyzing operating contexts through multiple lenses – such as people, business resilience, investment, cyber, reputation, and climate and environment – a whole spectrum of interrelated risks become visible. Continue reading →

3 key ways to mitigate the impact of active shooters and other assailant attacks

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While terrorist incidents worldwide have fallen from their peak in 2016, active assailant attacks, including active shooter incidents, remain a significant threat in advanced economies — and fatalities are increasing, according to the FBI, Europol the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Continue reading →

Political violence in 2018: A year of uncertainty

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The political violence landscape of 2018 could be best characterized as a year of frustrations and disappointments. National rivalries and disagreements, peppered with the liberal employment of sanctions and tariffs, have made the global compact appear even more unstable. And the rise in populist movements, the erosion of governance and the increasing activity of far-right extremism has probably not yet reached its peak. Continue reading →

Key steps for protecting your supply chain against terror attacks

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Terror attacks on global supply chains are on the rise. A report from British Standards Institute (BSI) estimates a 16% year-over-year increase within the last decade, with terrorist organizations striking supply chains an average of once a week. The report … Continue reading →

Expansion has its challenges: Realizing the risks of China’s Belt and Road Initiative

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The cornerstone of Chinese foreign policy provides domestic businesses with an opportunity to expand into new territories and develop new products and services. But there are dangers lurking within the possibilities. It’s a maxim in the insurance industry that with … Continue reading →

Two key steps to help your organization mitigate the impact of a chemical attack

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We’re living in an era of unprecedented terrorist plots and attacks, where hazardous materials, including chemical agents, are now being used outside of warzones to harm civilians. The recent attacks in Dourma, Syria, and in Salisbury, U.K., serve as a … Continue reading →