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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.

Probability, risk and uncertainty

A century later, work on uncertainty by F.H. Knight and J.M. Keynes remain highly relevant in areas ranging from economics and finance to insurance, law and management, says Jochen Runde, Professor of Economics & Organisation at Cambridge Judge Business School.…

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Business Weekly: Cambridge climate change pioneer wins £6m investment

Risilience, a Cambridge-based climate change business platform, has raised £6 million Series A investment from international investors. Risilience is a new company that commercialises research from the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School. The company’s products include…

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Risk application

Risilience, a new company that commercialises research from the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, is launched with a £6 million Series A investment. University of Cambridge Judge Business School and a group of international investors today…

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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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Strategising around risk for business and economies

MBA students' contributions to the annual Cambridge-McKinsey Risk Prize provide valuable learnings. Cambridge MBA students enthusiastically take part in the annual Cambridge-McKinsey Risk Prize, which they see as a valuable opportunity to zone in on areas of interest and apply…

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Nature and nurture

Childhood disruption through parents' divorce or death is a "nurture"-related factor affecting risk taking of investment professionals, says study in Journal of Banking & Finance. Professor Raghavendra Rau It’s long been accepted that both nature and nurture influence the risk-taking…

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Sigorta Dunyasi: Countries with high insurance rates are recovering rapidly after a natural disaster

A study by the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in a Turkish newspaper. According to the study, countries with higher insurance penetration usually bounce back faster from natural disasters, but the “fragmented” nature of…

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