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What is BYOD, What Are the Risks, and How Can You Protect Your Business?

One of the biggest obstacles for business owners in preventing cyber risk liability, data breach, and other privacy claims is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). The concept of BYOD is causing confusion and anxiety for many business owners. What exactly is BYOD, what cyber risks does it create, and how can your business mitigate these risks?

Topics: BYOD bring your own device BYOD risk information security risk

Cloud vs On-Premise Software?

This is a guest post by Sara Carter. Sara is a co-founder of the website Enlightened Digital, entrepreneur, and Bostonian.  While writing in the tech and business space, her goal is to explore how changes in the digital world affect business growth and professional development, especially for women.

There are many options and vendors when it comes to computing software. For example, there are application suites such as enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM) offerings, and collaboration and content management applications in the software as a service (SaaS) race. However, there are a few other decisions to be made when it comes to utilizing this type of software solution. Organizations can either look to cloud hosting services or they can maintain their on-premise system.

Topics: cloud computing benefits of cloud computing cloud vs in-house on-premise software

7 Benefits of Risk and Claims Automation for Municipalities

Municipal risk managers have significant responsibilities. Resident complaints, employee incidents, and a continuous stream of claims are just some of the challenges that are compounded by an inefficient system and the need to juggle priorities. Claims and risk automation allows the public sector to streamline their processes and achieve numerous benefits.

Topics: municipal claims municipal risk claims software municipal risk management risk automation risk management for municipalities claims automation

5 Actions That May Be Sabotaging Your Risk Management [Video]

Organizations have always been managing risk, both formally and informally. Risk management as a profession, however, has become increasingly popular in the last few decades. With promises of huge financial savings and other benefits, organizations are eager to begin.

However, it should not be taken lightly. There is a process to follow, and there are several key issues that risk managers often have trouble with. If you feel your initiative isn’t fully effective, here are several actions that may be hindering your project and how to fix them. 

Topics: risk analysis risk management failure ineffective risk management mistakes in risk management

How to Choose the Right Risk Management System

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Organizations use risk management systems to track claims and risk information, analyze and report on data, and monitor and control the overall cost of risk management. You’ve recognized the need for a risk management system in your organization. Great! But how do you ensure that you choose the right system? There are several vendors to choose from, each slightly different. You also need to choose a system that’s right for your organization: it should be a tool to help you manage risk. It must streamline your process, not add another task.

There are three steps that will allow you to feel confident in the risk management system you choose for your organization. First, consider your internal environment. Then, use this to identify your primary and secondary system criteria. Finally, use this knowledge to research and select the vendor that is best suited to your organization.

Topics: risk management information system risk management system choosing a risk management system risk management vendor

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