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2014-04-15 16:30:50

April 30 webinar will cover the processes, tools, and skills required to identify and mitigate supply chain risk PITTSBURGH, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Directworks, a leading provider of direct materials sourcing and supplier management software, will host a webinar entitled "Managing Supplier Risk - A Manufacturer's Conundrum" on April 30, 2014 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET. Supplier risk management is top of mind for many manufacturers because of their growing dependency on suppliers...

2014-04-10 14:42:23

The willingness of decision makers to take risks increases when they play games of chance with money won earlier. Risk taking also rises when they have the opportunity to compensate for earlier losses by breaking even. This outcome was demonstrated by Dr. Kaisa Hytönen, a Finnish Aalto University researcher in neurofinance, together with her international colleagues. There are frequently various linkages between financial decisions: the circumstances accompanying the decision are...

2014-04-09 23:28:23

Virginia Agencies Focus on Information Security Ashland, Virginia (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Commonwealth Information Security Council held its 1st Annual Information Security Conference for employees of the Commonwealth of Virginia on April 3-4, 2014. Karen Cole, CEO of Assura, Inc. in Ashland, VA gave an engaging presentation titled, “It’s a Disaster! How to Get Your Continuity Program Out of the Disaster Zone While Delivering Results” to about 50 government Information Security...

2014-04-09 08:33:39

Universities a Rich Target for Hackers SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, HALOCK Security Labs noted information security vulnerabilities at colleges and universities along with numerous challenges that plague these institutions across the United States. More breaches may come to light if higher education institutions do not rethink their security measures. Just this year, hackers have been successful in gaining access to over 740,000 student and alumni personal...

2014-04-07 23:03:02

Merger Broadens PSA's Specialty Service Offerings in the Healthcare Industry HUNT VALLEY, Md. (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 PSA Insurance & Financial Services welcomes Councill, an independent risk management and insurance partner, to the PSA team. Councill President Nancy Councill and her eight associates bring deep specialty knowledge within the healthcare industry, with a concentrated focus on nursing homes, assisted living and independent living facilities. The newly-formed team will...

2014-04-01 08:35:58

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since ACL first introduced audit, compliance, and risk management in the cloud with the launch of ACL(TM) GRC in May of last year, the company has achieved several major milestones, including the expansion of its global footprint, rapid increase of new customer engagements, and recognition by industry leaders. In less than a year, ACL has established itself as a leading provider of audit, compliance, and risk management software, and...

2014-03-31 12:23:37

VANCOUVER, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Goldgroup Mining Inc. ("Goldgroup" or the "Company") (TSX:GGA, OTC:GGAZF, BMV SIX:GGAN.MX) advises that Sonoran Resources LLC and its Mexican subsidiary, SR Servicios Mineros, S.A. de C.V. (jointly, "Sonoran"), have filed a lawsuit in Arizona, USA against Oroco Resource Corp. ("Oroco"), Minas de Oroco Resources S.A. de C.V. ("Minas de Oroco") and Goldgroup. The lawsuit arises from Oroco's sale of the Cerro Prieto project to Goldgroup (the...

2014-03-31 08:29:36

SAN DIEGO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced that its rating outlook on its investment grade corporate credit rating from Moody's Investors Service has been revised to positive from stable. The company previously received a positive outlook on its investment grade corporate credit rating from Standard & Poor's Rating Services in June 2013. According to Greg N. Lubushkin, Chief Financial Officer of BioMed Realty, "We are very...

2014-03-28 16:23:54

Family Wealth Report Honors Pioneering Firm Offering Valid, Reliable and Accurate Risk Assessment Tool SYDNEY, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- FinaMetrica, the leading psychometric risk profiling software provider for financial advisors, has received the Risk Profiling Solution Award by Family Wealth Report in the US market. Winners in all award categories were announced at the gala awards dinner, which was held on March 13, 2014 at the Metropolitan Club in New York City....

2014-03-28 16:22:57

CHICAGO, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Providers Service Organization (HPSO), a division of Aon Affinity, the affinity business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON) and CNA (NYSE: CNA) today announced they have released their first-ever risk study for counselors, Understanding Counselor Liability Risk. The findings were presented at the American Counseling Association Conference & Expo in Honolulu. "HPSO and CNA are dedicated to educating counselors regarding their risk exposures,"...