the risk management blog

byLowers & Associates | March 29, 2019

The college admissions scandal has caused quite a stir in the media over the last few weeks. The stories have varied, the fraudsters are unique to each situation, but in the end it’s the same old tale; the rich…

byLowers & Associates | March 21, 2019

The fundamental risk of cryptocurrency (‘crypto’), aside from market risks, is custody. Simply put, the high value of crypto, with the equivalent of over $100 billion in circulation (at this time), provides ample motivation to steal it. Hot vs…

byLowers & Associates | March 14, 2019

With the surge of cryptocurrencies, mainstream investors are looking at them as alternative vehicles for transactions and the storage of value. Despite their relative volatility, they have advantages in permitting transactions of any size on-demand, growing worldwide acceptance, anonymity…

byLowers & Associates | March 06, 2019

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum are emerging from the dark side of the web. These currencies have multiplied in number and increased tremendously in value despite their volatility. However, sad experience has taught storing crypto safely in online…

byLowers & Associates | February 12, 2019

This is one of those things that seems so obvious that you would have prepared for it. If you are the only one who has the encryption keys to a big stash of cryptocurrency, wouldn’t you take precautions to…