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How your firm can defend itself from a ransomware attack

Ransom was paid in 72% of ransomware cases in which companies sought professional assistance, says report by Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School and Kivu Consulting based on a novel dataset. Ransom aimed at retrieving data was…

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Dealing with the stress of a ransomware attack.

Forbes: Three leadership and entrepreneurial lessons from the crypto crash

Thomas Roulet, Associate Professor in Organisation Theory and Deputy director of the MBA at Cambridge Judge Business School, tells us what lessons can be learned from the crypto crash: “Despite the downturn, many still believe in the potential of the…

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Why does disinformation still flourish when fact-checking is available?

An upcoming Cambridge Disinformation Summit and ongoing webinar series looks at the scourge of strategic disinformation, says Professor Alan Jagolinzer of Cambridge Judge Business School. Alan Jagolinzer Accountants have been grappling with disinformation about the financial health of publicly traded…

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Why does disinformation still flourish when fact-checking is available?

The gender gap in household bargaining power: a portfolio-choice approach

by Ran Gu, University of Essex, Cameron Peng, London School of Economics and Political Science and Weilong Zhang, Fellow, Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance, University of Cambridge When studying the allocation of household assets, virtually all existing papers start…

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Centre for Risk Studies and BitSight partner on cybersecurity economics

The Centre for Risk Studies and BitSight today announced a new research partnership that will analyse the relationship between organisational cybersecurity investments and risk reduction. The partnership combines security programme investment costs, BitSight's cybersecurity performance data, and the Centre's sophisticated…

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Cybersecurity economics.

Protective measures

Three steps can help firms address vulnerabilities that can lead to supply chain cyberattacks, says a Harvard Business Review article from the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School. Companies should take three steps to address vulnerabilities that…

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Impact and engagement at the Centre for Risk Studies

Each of our research centres has unique ways to engage with non-academic organisations and, through that, to generate real world impact. This month we decided to share with you the work of the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge…

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Risk prevention

The average period between crises from 1700-1900 was 21 years, but since 1960 this has shrunk to just eight years. Investment opportunities totalling $3 trillion per year could reduce the probability of huge risks ranging from climate change to pandemics,…

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Governing catastrophes

Re-learning how to manage risk can be a template for the future governance of crises, say academics from the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business School. This article, which originally appeared on the website of the University of…

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Levelling up

More equal societies can mitigate crisis risk, says keynote speaker at annual Risk Summit of the Centre for Risk Studies. Governments should act "more as an insurer" by seeking more equitable societies rather than simply responding to crises, the CEO…

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