Risk Management

Checking Delta-Unvaccinated most at risk

Articles       Jul 26, 2021

  Julie Steenhuysen Alistair Smout Ari Rabinovitch The Delta variant is the fastest, fittest and most formidable version of the coronavirus that causes Covid-19 the world has encountered, and it is upending assumptions about the disease even as nations loosen restrictions and open their economies, according...

No pathway to reach the Paris Agreement’s 1.5˚C goal without the G20: UN chief

International News       Jul 26, 2021

  UN: "There is no pathway to this goal without the leadership of the G20. This signal is desperately needed by the billions of people already on the frontlines of the climate crisis and by markets, investors and industry who require certainty that a net-zero climate-resilient...

Asia stocks hit 7-mth low as China skids, funds favour Wall St

International News       Jul 26, 2021

Asian shares skidded to seven-month lows on Monday as regulation concerns upended Chinese equities and strong U.S. corporate earnings sucked funds out of emerging markets into Wall Street. Chinese blue chips shed 2.4% to their lowest in 10 weeks as the education and property sectors...

Companies struggling to manage reporting on climate risks, says report

Indian News       Jul 25, 2021

  Mumbai: Businesses are finding it hard to manage reporting on climate risks and need to take urgent steps to meet the expectations of regulators as well as investors, according to a report. Leading consultancy EY's report covered over 1,100 organisations across 42 countries, including India,...

India plans more power islands to counter cyber, terrorist threats

Indian News       Jul 24, 2021

  New Delhi: India is discussing a plan to create so-called power islanding systems in several cities to protect critical infrastructure from potential attacks on the electricity grid, power minister Raj Kumar Singh said. Cities including Bengaluru, known as India’s Silicon Valley, and Jamnagar, which has...

Nearly 140 phishing incidents observed by CERT-In during H1 2021

Indian News       Jul 23, 2021

New Delhi: Close to 140 phishing incidents were observed by CERT-In during the first half of 2021, Parliament was informed on Thursday. "As per the information reported to and tracked by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), activities of fraudulent emails, SMS messages and...

Cyber attackers will have weaponised tech environments to harm or kill humans by 2025: Report

      Jul 23, 2021

Amid the fast-changing security arrangement around the world, research and advisory firm, Gartner has estimated that cyber attackers will have weaponised operational technology (OT) environments to successfully harm or kill humans by the year 2025. In a release, Gartner said that attacks on OT -...

Websites of airlines, banks, tech companies down in widespread outage

International News       Jul 22, 2021

Websites of several airlines, banks and technology companies including Delta Air Lines, Costco Wholesale Corp and American Express were facing outages on Thursday. This is the third such incident in a span of just two months, after multiple outages hit social media, government and news...

Chemicals found in consumer products could increase breast cancer risk: Study

Facts       Jul 22, 2021

  WASHINGTON: A new study has shown that several common chemicals, including pesticides, ingredients in consumer products, food additives, and drinking water contaminants, could increase the risk of breast cancer by causing cells in breast tissue to produce more of the hormones estrogen or progesterone. The...

No likely impact of Cairn and Devas lawsuits on its Air India's disinvestment process: Govt

Indian News       Jul 22, 2021

  New Delhi: Air India is a separate corporate entity with its own management and board so there is ''no likely impact'' on its ongoing disinvestment process due to the lawsuits filed by Cairn Energy and Devas Multimedia in the US court, Minister of State for...

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