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Season’s Greetings from Riskope! Voeux de Saison par Riskope! Auguri di Stagione da Riskope. Buen Fin de Año y Feliz 2015

Season’s Greetings from Riskope! Voeux de Saison par Riskope! Auguri di Stagione da Riskope. Buen Fin de Año y Feliz 2015 CLICK THE PICTURE TO VIEW THE MOVIE! This year Riskope has decided to celebrate the Year End by proposing an animated Tale of King Provvidus, Riskopius, his trustworthy advisor and ORE, his faithful method. Season’s Greetings from Riskope! Voeux de Saison par Riskope! Auguri di Stagione da Riskope. Buen Fin de Año y Feliz 2015. This communication project has taken…

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Communicating risks, addressing the laws of complexity and satisfying the five roles of system science with ORE

Communicating risks, addressing the laws of complexity and satisfying the five roles of system science with ORE. Indeed It has been stated that “50% of the problems with communication arise from individuals using the same words with different meanings. In fact the remaining 50% come from individuals using different words with the same meanings” (Appleby, Forlin et al. 2003). In fact, ORE solves the communication problem by using consistently a well defined glossary. ORE satisfies all five roles of system…

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Is America Facing a Cyber Crime Epidemic?

Is America Facing a Cyber Crime Epidemic? Riskope thanks Eve Pierce for her contribution. When affordable cars were introduced to the American public in 1908, Henry Ford unknowingly brought in a new form of crime – technology assisted crime. Bank robbers became impossible to catch, speeding away from the police on horseback in their new Model T Fords. However, as usual, the authorities caught up with the criminals, and police cars by the thousands were brought in to deal with the…

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Follow up to: “accidents’ consequences can lead to diverging societal impacts: where lies the difference?” and “Metaphoric description of risks and their perception”

This blogpost is in follow up of Identical single accidents’ consequences can lead to diverging societal impacts and similarly, the Metaphoric description of risks and their perception. Nuclear Reactors: Let’s look at some accidents types, i,.e. c1, c2, c3. c1: Class 5+ accidents (Fukushima, Tschernobyl, Kyshtym disaster, Windscale fire, Three Mile Island accident, First Chalk River accident,  and Lucens partial core meltdown) were likely to be interpreted as Sword of Damocles metaphor, but would likely be Medusa now. c2: Nuclear Waste storage can be…

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Mining Risk Management Functions Audit

Mining Risk Management Functions Audit Mining Risk Management Functions Audit help your risk assessment do all what you want. Would you like to: rationalize the sizing of insurance coverages? understand extant inter­dependencies within and outside your system? Finally, receive a unique management road­map with a unified approach to 360°­risks, including environmental, reputational and cyber risks spanning over your entire system? Mining Risk Management Functions Audit The replies to those questions should be the direct result of your risk assessments. However, if your…

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How Business are Adopting Encryption in their Security

Business are Adopting Encryption in their Security Riskope thanks Cherie Graham for this piece. It doesn’t matter when you read this article because when you do, there will be another big data breach in the news. For the last several years they’ve been everywhere, spanning from stolen credit card numbers from Target to the recent hack at JP Morgan, leaking personal info on more than 76 million customers. Data breaches affect millions on both personal and enterprise level. Encrypted text messages…

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Hazmat trains travel across the country since railroads exist…what are the risks

In follow-up of this post. Hazmat trains travel across the country since railroads exist…what are the risks? Accident b1) Each year various accidents occur, limited casualties occur, they are reported in local to national media, as “minor” accidents. For example CN train hauling dangerous goods derails near Clair, Saskatchewan or the two Union Pacific locomotives hitting head on, in Hoxie, Arkansas. Accident b2) One major, catastrophic accident occurs, a vivid one with “unthinkable” consequences (Lac Megantic, for example) Hazmat trains travel across…

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Identical single accidents’ consequences can lead to diverging societal impacts: where lies the difference?

Identical single accidents’ consequences can lead to diverging societal impacts Let’s discuss, as we mentioned in the prior post, different accident types, with identical or very similar single-accident direct consequences, but very different global impacts, which may generate surprisingly different public reactions. The discussion will include the classification of the “German” metaphors. Incidentally, we have found one non German document entitled “Blackett Review of High Impact Low Probability Risks ”, by the U.K. Government Office for Science, that refers to…

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