byLowers & Associates | January 03, 2018

High reliability organizations, active assailant risk management, and healthcare security are just a few of the topics that dominated the Lowers & Associates Risk Management Blog in 2017. Here we provide a summary of our 7 most-read articles from…

byLowers & Associates | December 20, 2017

The ending of one year and beginning of a new year is a great time to give your organization a fraud prevention check-up. This natural time of reflection and renewal provides an opportunity to better protect your organization from…

byLowers & Associates | November 28, 2017

This is a post we would prefer not to write. But as people whose expertise is security, we believe it is time that Americans, both in their organizations and in their personal activities, learn about active assailant and active…

byLowers & Associates | September 07, 2017

High Reliability Organizations (HROs) are anomalies. They exist in the kind of very complex, fast-evolving environments where you would expect chaos to prevail. But it doesn’t. HROs are able to cope successfully with unexpected conditions. That’s what makes these…

byLowers & Associates | August 23, 2017

What might be the ultimate risk management machine, is called a ‘High Reliability Organization’ (HRO). HRO can be thought of as a very advanced version of continuous quality improvement that extends to the performance of an entire organization. Two…