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2014-05-27 23:13:08

By learning how to promote safety on a job site, COSS graduates have the knowledge to help lower fatalities, near misses and OSHA citations. Gibbstown, NJ (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The Delaware Valley Safety Council (DVSC) has scheduled a Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS) training class for the week of July 7, 2014. The class will be held at DVSC’s New Jersey facility located at Gloucester County College Continuing Education Center, 1492 Tanyard Road, Sewell, NJ 08080. The...

2014-05-27 12:35:48

Risk IDS Provides Risk-Based Authentication and an Intelligent Decision Engine for Improved Fraud Detection and Enhanced Ease of Use OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI), a global leader in authentication, digital signatures, and identity management, announced today that it has executed a definitive agreement to acquire Risk IDS, Ltd., a provider of risk-based authentication solutions to the global banking...

2014-05-23 16:23:22

BERKELEY, Calif., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy Johnston-Bellard is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Municipal Services as a result of her role as a Retired Risk Manager with the city of San Francisco. For over twenty-five years, Nancy worked in the field of Risk Management, helping to minimize risks for high-profile companies and public entities. Over the course of her career, Nancy was a vital asset to city government, specializing...

2014-05-22 23:16:01

ACC Health LLC has increased their team of highly qualified and specialized health professionals to manage the growth that is anticipated in the occupational health division. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 ACC Health LLC has offered occupational health screenings to clients since 2013, providing exceptional on location services to companies in New Mexico, Illinois, and Georgia. Be it private business, public companies, or government agencies, occupational health screenings are...

2014-05-21 23:15:13

With the FDA and international regulatory bodies ramping up risk management requirements, and the potential for serious injury present in many medical devices experts say that Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is not enough? So, plan to attend this two-day workshop and be ready to set up a new comprehensive risk plan or pick an existing one apart to make it better. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Medical Device Risk Management: From Understanding to Applications...

2014-05-21 12:29:13

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new health study that accounts for "acquired immunity" when evaluating the risk of microbial illness from food or environmental exposures suggests that some current approaches may significantly overestimate their role in causing such illnesses. Immune status is a major factor in susceptibility to foodborne and environmental infectious diseases. By considering both the impact of acquired immunity to a pathogen and the amount of a...

2014-05-21 08:33:52

Contract management software provider, Contract Analyst, is now part of Berkman Solutions PORTLAND, Ore., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Contract Analyst announced today that it is now part of the Berkman Solutions suite of products. Contract Analyst provides contract management software and services to organizations around the world. Organizations deploy Contract Analyst to bring their contracts together in a single repository, to manage contract life cycles, and to identify...

2014-05-21 08:26:54

CHICAGO, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Insurance, a leading publication that focuses on commercial insurance, benefits and risk management, is set to host its inaugural Cyber Risk Summit on May 22, 2014, at the historic W Hotel in Washington, D.C. This one-day leadership conference will provide a discussion forum around the definition of cyber risk standards, a common governance framework, shared responsibility, protection, recovery and exposure to and threats from...

2014-05-20 08:33:51

Vendors and Service Providers are Top Targets for Data Breach Attacks; SANTA FE, N.M., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sophisticated networks of criminals are penetrating databases in new complex methods, putting systems that maintain high-value data such as personal identifiable information or operational and systems data at high risk for breach. Third-party service providers that warehouse terabytes of high-value data have become the latest target, the weakest link in risk...

2014-05-07 16:29:56

Need for Greater Alignment with Strategy Identified NEW YORK, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new survey report released by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and The Risk Management Association (RMA), large financial institutions are continuing to make important strides in increasing recognition of operational risk among the Board and C-level executives. However, there are opportunities for improving operational risk management's (ORM) alignment with business...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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