"Security experts have only begun examining the thousands of lines of code that make up Flame, an extensive, data-mining computer virus that has been designed to steal information from computers across the Middle East, but already digital clues point to its creators and capabilities."
"The 17 countries that use the euro should consider setting up a "banking union" that allows them to share the burden of bank failures, the European Union's executive arm said Wednesday in a report on the currency union's crisis-fighting efforts."
"Most of us spend our days with our heads down, on behalf of our employer or our client, dealing with one of the practice areas where the usual aberrations present themselves in the larger context of operational risk management (ORM)."
"NOAA has released its forecasts for the 2012 hurricane season. It currently predicts a near normal season in the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific areas and a below-normal season in the Central Pacific."
"Everyone in Washington is talking about JPMorgan Chase's botched hedge. Everyone, that is, but the federal regulators who actually know what's going on."
"A top U.S. banking regulator said his agency could handle the failures of large, complex banks including J.P. Morgan Chase JPM -1.32% & Co., the nation's largest bank by assets, if they faltered and presented a risk to the broad financial system."
"It was a typically hectic weekend for Kate Massey with her son’s third birthday on Sunday, May 22, and the impending family party. Nothing seemed out of the ordinary that day as the family left for the party site, a bounce-house facility in Joplin, Mo."
"Ever since JPMorgan Chase disclosed a multibillion-dollar trading loss this month, the central mystery has been how a bank known for its skill at risk management could err so badly."
"Operational risk has replaced credit risk as the major safety and soundness challenge for national banks, Comptroller Thomas Curry said at a speech in Washington on Wednesday."
"In the wake of losses at J.P. Morgan Chase JPM 0.00% & Co., the White House is seeking to ensure a tough interpretation of a regulation designed to prevent banks from making bets with their own money, according to people familiar with the matter"
"Investors and federal investigators turned up the heat on JPMorgan Chase on Tuesday, as shareholders called for pay givebacks from executives responsible for a stunning $2 billion trading loss and the Federal Bureau of Investigation opened a preliminary review of the debacle."
"In the years leading up to JPMorgan Chase’s $2 billion trading loss, risk managers and some senior investment bankers raised concerns that the bank was making increasingly large investments involving complex trades that were hard to understand."
"The embarrassing losses at megabank JPMorgan Chase reverberated in Washington, Wall Street and on the campaign trail Sunday, with JPMorgan Chase chief executive Jamie Dimon acknowledging that the bank “made a terrible, egregious mistake” by dismissing worrisome signs earlier this year about the bank’s trading strategy."
"On 20 and 21 May 2012 Chicago will host a NATO summit. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will have representatives from approximately 70 nations attending the summit. Known as a National Special Security Event (NSSE) by the US Secret Service, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); the NATO summit will require coordination of a large array of public sector resources."
"There has been an "active series" of cyber attacks on natural gas pipeline companies' computer networks over the past four months, according to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)."
"Hurricane Katrina changed everything in emergency management, especially the private sector’s role in disaster response."
"Ten timeless tests can help you kick the tires on your strategy, and kick up the level of strategic dialogue throughout your company."
"One way or another Google has a problem."
"A major new rule that has drawn the ire of Wall Street is on track for completion sooner than some bankers had expected, dashing the hopes of financial industry lobbyists, who have pressed for a delay."
"Business continuity managers have traditionally seen the media as something of a threat; but a different approach can bring big benefits."
"The series of tornadoes that killed at least six in Oklahoma and raised havoc in other parts of the Central Plains April 14-15 was preceded by a rare early, high-risk warning."