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Cambridge-McKinsey Risk Prize launch event

Current postgraduates at the University of Cambridge

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Risk Prize 2018

Energy Live News: Cyberattacks on London’s power grid ‘could cost £111m a day’

A study on ‘cyber-physical’ attacks on London’s electricity network examines the relationship between economic damage and the number of substations, calculating that the potential impact could cost up to £111 million a day. Lead author Dr Edward Oughton, Research Associate…

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The New York Times: What should your city do if it’s hit by ransomware

Dr Jennifer Daffron, Research Associate at the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments about ransomware attacks in the New York Times. She explains that cities are now seen as low-hanging fruit by hackers because of “legacy…

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The Risk Prize

Research paper on how Ethiopian Airlines managed expansion risks wins the Cambridge-McKinsey Risk Prize at the annual summit of the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School. Left to right: Mark Porter, Aly Verjee, Eugenie Regan, Professor Daniel…

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Electrical risk

A new study on 'cyber-physical' attacks on London's electricity network examines the relationship between economic damage and the number of substations. In 2015, a "cyber-physical" attack (affecting sensors, computing and communications hardware/software) on the electricity distribution network in Ukraine led…

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Electrical powers line against the sky.

Willis Towers Watson Wire: Geopolitical instability: Turning up the heat on the energy sector

A report by the Centre for Risk Studies, Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in the article. The 2019 Global Risk Index “quantifies the impact of future catastrophe shocks on the world’s economy, represented by the most prominent cities accounting…

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Vice: The $1 trillion storm: How a single hurricane could rupture the world economy

A report by the Centre for Risk Studies (CRS) looking at the impact of natural catastrophes on financial markets is featured in the article. Oliver Carpenter, Research Assistant at CRS, said that losses from natural disasters like hurricanes are usually…

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Held to ransom

A global ransomware cyber attack could cost nearly $200 billion and affect more than 600,000 businesses, says report by the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge and other partners. A global ransomware cyber-attack could cost $193bn and affect more…

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Continuity Insurance and Risk: Non-affirmative cyber: What lies beneath?

Jennifer Copic, Research Associate at the Centre for Risk Studies, comments about reluctance by insurers to address cyber risk: “Conditions in the insurance market are still relatively soft and they don’t want to lose business.” Read the full article [cirmagazine.com]…

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Reuters: Potential global cyber attack could cause $85 billion-$193 billion worth of damage

A global ransomware cyber-attack could cost $193 billionn and affect more than 600,000 businesses worldwide, says a new report produced by the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School and other partners. The report, entitled Bashe attack: Global…

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