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byLowers & Associates | March 12, 2013

In today’s digital era, news travels quickly across social media and offers high and immediate visibility to headlines that may affect a brand’s reputation. Product recalls, data breaches, systems failures, poor customer support, compliance failures—it’s all out in the…

byLowers & Associates | March 07, 2013

Uncertainty is and always has been the issue of contention for risk managers. But the degree and range of global uncertainty faced by organizations around the world is truly unprecedented. Events that have occurred since the 2001 terrorist attacks…

byLowers & Associates | March 01, 2013

Emerging risks—both new risks and familiar risks in unfamiliar conditions—have taken on new meaning and importance in today’s increasingly uncertain world.  As the unimaginable global impact of events such as the euro crisis, the subprime mortgage crisis, the tsunami…

byLowers & Associates | February 05, 2013

This article is excerpted from a recent guide to Extended Workforce Risk Management from Proforma Screening Solutions, a Lowers Risk Group company. Download the complete guide here. Temporary, contract, or contingent.  Regardless of the term you use to classify…

byLowers & Associates | February 04, 2013

Defined as the intentional act of trickery to unlawfully obtain funds from an ATM, most people associate ATM fraud with external crime, where the card or card number and associated PIN are illegally obtained by outside individuals, gangs, or…