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Coronavirus: Leading through the crisis

The coronavirus outbreak is first and foremost a human tragedy, affecting hundreds of thousands of people. It is also having a growing impact on the global economy. This collection of articles is intended to provide business leaders with a perspective on the evolving situation and implications for their companies.
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Getting ahead of the next stage of the coronavirus crisis

– First the virus, now the economic fallout—you need to launch your plan-ahead team.
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COVID-19: Implications for business

– The coronavirus outbreak is first and foremost a human tragedy, affecting hundreds of thousands of people. It is also having a... growing impact on the global economy. This article is intended to provide business leaders with a perspective on the evolving situation and implications for their companies. The outbreak is moving quickly, and some of the perspectives in this article may fall rapidly out of date. This article reflects our perspective as of March 30, 2020. We will update it regularly as the outbreak evolves.
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Cybersecurity tactics for the coronavirus pandemic

– The pandemic has made it harder for companies to maintain security and business continuity. But new tactics can help cybersecurity... leaders to safeguard their organizations.
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Responding to coronavirus: The minimum viable nerve center

– Amid the coronavirus pandemic, companies need a crisis response coordinated by top management that gives experts and managers... the autonomy to implement creative, pragmatic solutions.

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Transforming approaches to AML and financial crime

The fight against financial crime continues to evolve, and the stakes for financial institutions have never been higher. ... This compendium of articles focuses on AML and fraud, and addresses how to develop effective and efficient programs that create value by improving customer experience and reputation, enhancing revenue opportunities, and complying with regulatory standards.
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McKinsey on Risk

The journal offering McKinsey’s global perspective and strategic thinking on risk, focusing on the key risk areas that bear upon... the performance of the world’s leading companies.

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Business Resilience

In the face of a crisis or economic slowdown, resilient organizations ride out uncertainty instead of being overpowered by it.

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The cybersecurity posture of financial-services companies: IIF/McKinsey Cyber Resilience Survey

– Cyberrisk has become one of the top risk concerns among financial-services firms, and new research from the Institute of International... Finance (IIF) and McKinsey can help provide an understanding of ways firms can enable and strengthen cyber resilience.
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Cybersecurity’s dual mission during the coronavirus crisis

– Chief information-security officers must balance two priorities to respond to the pandemic: protecting against new cyberthreats... and maintaining business continuity. Four strategic principles can help.
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Enterprise-wide security is both a technology and business issue

– CISOs have important skills that can position them for the CIO role.
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Protecting the business: Views from the CIO’s and CISO’s offices

– At JPMorgan Chase, CISOs and CIOs work together to align cybersecurity with business goals.
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Robust cybersecurity requires much more than great technology

– Security is increasingly an interdisciplinary capability.
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The benefits of a CISO background to a business-unit CIO

– A deep understanding of cybersecurity is a competitive advantage.
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The modern CISO: Managing scale, building trust, and enabling the business

– The modern CISO is uniquely positioned to bridge gaps across technology, processes, automation, and cybersecurity.
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Beyond coronavirus: The path to the next normal

– The coronavirus is not only a health crisis of immense proportion—it’s also an imminent restructuring of the global... economic order. Here’s how leaders can begin navigating to what’s next.
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Safeguarding our lives and our livelihoods: The imperative of our time

– We must solve for the virus and the economy. It starts with battling the virus.
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Creating the bank enterprise risk management function of the future

– To enhance enterprise risk management (ERM), banks need to transform the function. Here’s what can help.
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How banks can ease the pain of negative interest rates

– With better governance and data collection, treasurers can staunch the effects of margin erosion.
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