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Risk Mitigation

By Patrick Burnson · May 10, 2017
Supply chain managers are being told that three of the most pressing risks to business performance in the 21st century are cyber attack, natural hazards and supply chain failure.
By Patrick Burnson · March 23, 2017
According to Deloitte, the U.S. manufacturing sector is “woefully unprepared”for the cyber threats associated with new connected technology. In “Industry 4.0 and cyber risk: Security in an age of connected production,” one-third of all manufacturers sampled admitted to not having performed any cyber risk assessments of the industrial connected devices operating on factory floors.
By Patrick Burnson · February 8, 2017
A recent report released by Resilinc, a California-based cloud provider of supply chain resilience and risk management intelligence and analytics, has special relevance for supply chain managers evaluating “near-shoring.”
By Hannah Kain · November 4, 2016
In a world where Tweets go viral, supply chain professionals are charged with more than having two sources of supply. They must also have strategies and processes in place to deal with a new world of risks that can leave their organizations reeling.
By Michael Meeks · September 15, 2016
Decline in cargo theft value indicates thieves may be shifting targets
By Patrick Burnson · May 20, 2016
Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS recently released its Q1 2016 U.S. Recall Index, which highlights a decline in recall activity among certain sectors, even as the number of units recalled in the consumer products and automotive industries rose substantially.
By Patrick Burnson · May 5, 2016
Add “cyber exposure” and widespread fraud to the mix, and we have a daunting checklist to address before supply chains can be regarded as efficient and secure. Several recent studies indicate that risks are mounting for supply chains in even the most developed parts of the world.
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By Ben Camiel · February 17, 2016
Are You Taking a Proactive Approach to Risk Management?
By Patrick Burnson · May 19, 2015
A consortium of international risk management experts recently announced the launch of Hostile Environment Liability Protection (HELP), a risk mitigation, crisis response and insurance program.

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