Paladin Capital Group Leads Syndicate with F-Prime Capital and MassMutual Ventures; Supporting and Accelerating Growth Trend of 100 Percent Year-over-Year RESTON, Va. and SPOKANE, Wash., April 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RiskLens, the leading provider of cyber risk quantification (CRQ) and cyber risk management software, today announced that a powerful syndicate of new and existing investors – led by Paladin Capital Group – invested $20.55 million in Series B funding to support the company’s continued 100 percent year-over-year global growth. Existing investors of the company participating in this Series B funding – Paladin Capital Group, Dell Technologies Capital and Osage Venture Partners – are joined by F-Prime Capital, the global venture capital firm affiliated with FMR LLC, the parent company of Fidelity Investments, and MassMutual Ventures, the venture capital arm of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual). MassMutual currently … [Read more...] about RiskLens Closes $20 Million Series B to Expand Leadership in Cyber Risk Quantification
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80% of the Fortune 10, 75% of Fortune 50 and 30% of Fortune 1,000 Now Represented by FAIR Institute Members RESTON, Va., Dec. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The FAIR Institute, an expert, nonprofit organization led by information risk officers, CISOs and business executives to develop standard, quantitative information and operational risk management practices, announced today that membership now surpasses 4,000 people across 87 countries worldwide. /EIN News/ -- The rapid growth in members – up by more than one-third in less than six months – is an indication of the rising importance global businesses are placing on quantifying cyber and operational risk in economic terms. It adds emphasis to the role that Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR), the only international standard value-at-risk model for cyber and operational risk, plays in making quantitative risk management programs possible. The FAIR Institute educates the security and risk management communities … [Read more...] about FAIR Institute Membership Surges to More than 4,000 as Quantifying Cyber and Operational Risk Becomes a Top Business Priority
Names Jason Ha of PwC Australia, Omar Khawaja of Highmark Health, Dr. Jack Freund of TIAA as 2018 awards recipients. Annual awards recognize excellence in risk management using the Factor Analysis of Information Risk model PITTSBURGH, Oct. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The FAIR Institute, an expert, nonprofit organization led by information risk officers, CISOs and business executives to develop standard information/cyber security and operational risk management practices, recognized three risk management leaders this week during its annual FAIR Conference (FAIRCON18) in Pittsburgh. The FAIR Institute congratulates Jason Ha, Director of the Digital Trust Risk Assurance Practice at PwC Australia for winning the FAIR Ambassador Award; Omar Khawaja, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at Highmark Health, on winning the FAIR Business Innovation Award; and Dr. Jack Freund, Director, Cyber Risk for TIAA, for winning the FAIR Champion Award. /EIN News/ -- The awards were … [Read more...] about The FAIR Institute Announces Winners of Annual Excellence Awards at FAIRCON 18 at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh
August 29, 2018 by ieyenews Leave a Comment 0 0 J. A. Smith (a1), K. D. Rocke (a1), S. M. Charles (a2) (a3), S. M. Chang (a1) … https://doi.org/10.1017/gheg.2018.12 Published online: 28 August 2018 Abstract BackgroundFamily-based strategies to reduce the risk of overweight in childhood are needed in the Caribbean. AimTo investigate the associations between parental characteristics and risk of overweight and explore possible mechanisms. MethodsData from a parenting intervention were analysed. Parental characteristics were obtained by questionnaire at enrolment. At 18 months, 501 infants (82.9% of cohort) had weight and length measured using standardized methods. The association of parents’ characteristics with risk of infant overweight was assessed using random-effects logistic regression. Four focus groups among mothers in Jamaica were conducted to explore mechanisms. ResultsOverall, 20.6% of infants were ‘at risk of overweight’. … [Read more...] about The role of fathers in overweight prevention: an analysis of a Caribbean cohort
Being wary of zero-sum game and protectionism in the international balance of power, those at the helm of power in the country need to acutely reflects on a parable which says “The ocean is vast because it admits all rivers” while another saying goes, “History, if not forgotten, can serve as a guide for the future,” and third parable goes: “Delicious soup is made by combining different ingredients”, therefore we should seize the historical opportunity presented in the new era of China-Liberia relationship for the realization of the nation’s pro-poor. Assistant Professor Josephus Moses Gray offers insightful analysis regarding the most beneficiary of the new era of China-Liberia relations and the story of unique friendship. By Josephus Moses Gray, [email protected], Contributing Writer The new era of friendship subsisting between the two countries-Liberia and China, should move forward against all odds, build on open and inclusive … [Read more...] about The Analysis Of Liberia–China Relations: Who Benefit Greatly?