Barbie vs. Oppenheimer: What Barbenheimer Can Teach Us about Risk Management

by Tori Thurmond / March 21, 2024

If you were paying any attention to pop culture last summer, chances are you caught wind of two of the biggest movies of the year being released on the same day last July. Greta Gerwig’s Barbie and Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer broke box-office records as movie-lovers flocked to the theaters to see what all of the commotion was about. Some even decided to see both films on the same day, a…

5 Risk Management Best Practices for Organizational Management

by Tori Thurmond / February 27, 2024

Every day, we continuously evaluate risks and decide how to prevent them from adversely impacting us. We foresee the possibility of something happening to our car, hence we buy insurance. We know the statistics of home break-ins, so we set up an alarm system and replace the locks. We see the forecast for rain and bring an umbrella when we leave the house. Similarly, every business organization also has risks…

The 5 Steps of Risk Management

by KirkpatrickPrice / February 26, 2024

Business risks are inevitable: some are chosen deliberately, and others are inherent. Starting a business involves selling products, hiring employees, gathering information, and creating systems. While these steps are crucial for success, they also carry risks. How can a business thrive if it fails to balance risk-taking with risk mitigation? Below, we define and explore the role and steps of risk management. (more…)

Lessons from the Galaxy and a New Hope for Our Future: A Look into Risk Management from Secure Miami 

by Tori Thurmond / May 16, 2023

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, an ineffective risk assessment brought down an entire Empire.   It is a period of ever-evolving threats.  Hackers, striking in new and advanced ways, have made us all concerned for the future of our organizations.   During the Secure Miami Conference on May 4th, 2023, KirkpatrickPrice Founder and President, Joseph Kirkpatrick, managed to present a plan for defending against these great threats,…

The Audit Expert’s Guide To Conducting An Effective Risk Assessment

by Hannah Grace Holladay / March 21, 2024

The Top 3 Issues With Your Risk Assessment: Auditor Insight Webinar Recap The power of a risk assessment isn’t just identifying risks: it’s creating a culture of security. The risk assessment process is often viewed as a necessary evil for compliance and is commonly seen as inconvenient and unimportant. However, after over 20 years in the information security space, Shannon Lane views risk assessment as the most powerful tool in…