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10 Things you should know about Operational Resilience

By gerard joyce / April 9, 2021

10 Things you should know about Operational Resilience   Operational Resilience is the ability of an organisation to continue to deliver critical operations throughout a disruption. Operational Resilience does not replace Risk Management nor Business Continuity, it enhances them. Operational Resilience is an outcome of Risk Management, Information Security (including Cyber), Incident Management, Business Continuity,…

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Risk Appetite – what does ‘good’ look like?

By paul obrien / February 12, 2021

Risk Appetite – what does ‘good’ look like? Let’s begin with a definition of Risk Appetite. ISO 31000 (the international risk management standard) defines risk appetite as “the amount and type of risk that an organisation is prepared to pursue, retain or take”. Adding to this, we could say that risk appetite is the amount…

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10 Things To Consider When Drafting Your Remote Working Policy

By fiona kiely / July 3, 2020

Guest Post by Marie Murphy, Fort Privacy These days we are all talking about the “New Normal”. Whether we apply that to how we shop, or what’s happening in schools and creches or how the GAA is adapting to get people back playing games, there seems to be a general acceptance that for now at…

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Doing Control Testing in your Organisation?

By paul obrien / June 22, 2020

With an increased focus on controls (and their effectiveness) from regulators, boards, auditors, and other stakeholders, can you demonstrate that your key controls are operating as intended? Many organisations are guilty of having controls on their risk register but not doing much else with them aside from waiting on the risk to crystalize or for…

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Webinar Series: Applied Risk Management

By fiona kiely / April 16, 2020

Whether you are a General Manager or a Risk Manager, now is a challenging time to be effective, when many (if not all) employees are working from home. In this webinar we will take a look at some ideas to mitigate the impact of the pandemic and the lockdown. We will also look at some ways to improve communication and collaboration while working remotely.

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Update: Coronavirus (COVID-19) related Risk Assessments now available in the CalQRisk Knowledgebase

By fiona kiely / March 6, 2020

In response to customer requests from a number of sectors (many motivated by their regulator), we have added two new risks to the CalQRisk knowledgebase that address the threat presented by Coronavirus (COVID-19)…

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Webinar Series: Risk Management in the Public Sector

By fiona kiely / February 24, 2020

In the final installment of this four part series, CalQRisk Managing Director, Paul O’Brien will illustrate the benefits to an organisation of joined-up thinking in its Governance, Risk and Compliance activities.

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Webinar Series: Risk Management in the Public Sector

By fiona kiely / February 13, 2020

In the third of this four part series, CalQRisk Director of Risk Management, Gerard Joyce will discuss how focused audit and compliance monitoring support and complement front-line risk management while also providing evidence and assurance to key stakeholders that controls are effective and compliance is maintained…

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Webinar Series: Risk Management in the Public Sector

By fiona kiely / January 14, 2020

In this series of four 40 minute webinars CalQRisk Director of Risk Management, Gerard Joyce, will address the theory and practical application of the principles of the ISO31000 Enterprise Risk Management Standard in a Public Sector context…

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Webinar: Business Continuity – Building Resilience

By fiona kiely / September 23, 2019

In this 30 minute webinar we will discuss the importance of not only having a robust Business Continuity Plan (BCP) in place but of regularly testing and exercising it.

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