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The growing incidence of property crimes and home invasions has fuelled the need for Radio Frequency Identification lock solutions for residential and other premises. Radio frequency identification (RFID) Locks is a non-contact technology that is widely used in industries for personnel tracking, access control, tollgate systems, and so forth.

Various enterprises are using Radio Frequency Identification locks of doors. The key cards used contain data encoded on RFID chip that is machine-readable.

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8028256900?profile=originalThe blows keep on coming for Wells Fargo. Within a year of their cross-selling scandal, two more scandals have risen to the top of news headlines.

In part one of this series, I set out to make good on a prediction I presented to business journalist L.A. Winokur. I predicted that after the dust settled for the original cross-selling scandal, Wells Fargo would remain vulnerable in other areas of its operations, lest they address the gaps in their risk management program.

In the time it took me to ex

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8028264866?profile=originalIn a recent interview I had with business journalist L.A. Winokur regarding the Wells Fargo cross-selling scandal, I made a prediction: “Once the dust of this scandal settles, perhaps in two or three years, Wells Fargo will remain vulnerable in other areas of its operations to risk management failures.”

Low and behold, the only part I didn’t get right was the timeline. In less than a year of paying $185 million in penalties, the largest fine ever levied by the CFPB, the bank finds itself in headl

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In light of recent events, the Environmental Protection Agency is using new monitoring techniques to evaluate the quality of companies’ classifications and reporting of hazardous materials. Ironically, as we all learned recently, even the EPA itself isn’t immune to catastrophic, if preventable, mistakes. New compliance regulations increase the importance of standardized risk identification, mitigation, and monitoring strategies.

Two takeaways from this new development:

  1. A variety of companies, part
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Gerry Grimstone, keynote speaker at the IIA’s recent conference in London, has a message for senior executives.

“You can’t easily blame a board member for not knowing something,” Grimstone said. “But you can blame a board member for creating a culture where he doesn’t know something.”

Grimstone spoke at length about the latest example of poor board oversight, Volkswagen’s recent side-steps in ERM and increasingly costly emissions scandal. “Do you really think there weren’t people who didn’t know t

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Nobody likes surprises in business. Using a risk-based approach to identify your organization’s likely vulnerabilities is highly recommended and vital to short-term and long-term success. Expanding regulations make compliance increasingly complex and expensive, and increases in deficient internal audit controls have heightened scrutiny of companies by the SEC, PCAOB, and investors.

Business surprises are preventable, but there are several common issues with risk identification that can be impossi

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While data breaches have dominated the news cycle, The Wall Street Journal’s “Risk and Compliance Journal,” reports that fraud is actually much more common, even if it generates fewer headlines.

6-28-2012.png?width=300In the fiscal year ending March 31st, 2015, instances of retail fraud averaged a 94% increase from the prior year when calculated by average loss of revenues. Industry reaction to this news has been relatively predictable: as many companies have decided to devote a higher percentage of their budget to pre

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The first step in the Risk Management and Own Risk and Solvency Assessment Model Act (RMORSA) implementation, Risk Culture and Governance, lays the groundwork and defines roles for your risk management function. The second step, Risk Identification and Prioritization, defines an ongoing risk intelligence process that equips an organization with the data needed for risk based decision making.

The engine behind this process – the enterprise risk assessment – isn’t a new concept, but organizations a

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5 Steps for Better Risk Assessments

Risk managers are charged with ensuring transparency, alignment, and forward looking views throughout the organization.  The way this is achieved is through risk assessments. 

Successful enterprise risk assessments can be a powerful tool for board and management level strategic decision making by connecting business activities to goals and identifying the risks that threaten to derail these strategic objectives.  An unsuccessful risk assessment is little more than a form over substance activity t

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Bad weather or even natural calamities do not affect every city in the world nor every resident of the affected area. Accidents, an inevitable part of some environments, do not affect all your people or totally devalue all your assets. Terrorist do not consider everyone a viable target nor are their actions likely to impact everyone over the course of their lives. The facts remain that only a small percentage of events or incidents resulting in loss of value or productivity will affect your busi

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