WIFE Week in Risk (ending July 3rd)

David Harper CFA FRM

David Harper CFA FRM
Staff member
FRM Exam

Feedback from the May exam continues to stream into the bionicturtle.com forum. After almost ten years of hosting this forum, I must say that I am grateful to see that we host the planet's largest FRM conversation by a wide margin. As of today, we’ve seen over 600 feedback posts (just for the May exam) and almost 100,000 views! Anecdotally, it looks like a vast majority of our customers passed. Here are the two main threads:
We added a new Resources section to the forum!
Risks (systemic, LIBOR, model)
Regulations and BIS
FinTech and innovation
Cyber risk
  • Automated Indicator Sharing (AIS) https://www.us-cert.gov/ais “The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) free Automated Indicator Sharing (AIS) capability enables the exchange of cyber threat indicators between the Federal Government and the private sector at machine speed. Threat indicators are pieces of information like malicious IP addresses or the sender address of a phishing email (although they can also be much more complicated).”
  • Executives Struggle with Software Risk http://blogs.wsj.com/riskandcompliance/2016/06/30/executives-struggle-with-software-risk/
  • 2016 Views from the C-Suite (An Annual Survey of Global Business Executives) http://trtl.bz/atkearney-c-suite-2016 “According to global business leaders, the top business operations risk overall is cybersecurity.”
Country Risk
New blog that I am reading
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