Reflections on Risk

The ASA Institute for Risk and Innovation has now published four volumes in this series of research notes.

Volume V

The fifth volume in the series includes 24 new research notes from 19 authors, with sections titled Information Infrastructure, Information Integrity and Privacy, Incident Management and Response, and Targeted Organizational Risks.

  • Paperback: 239 pages

  • Publisher: Tautegory Press; First Edition (September 2017)

  • Language: English

  • ISBN-10: 978-1-7334390-1-5

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Volume IV

The fourth volume in the series features 26 new research notes from 25 authors, and further expands risk-related inquiries. For the first time, eight of the authors are undergraduates. Just as topics in my risk courses have expanded, new topics here include forays into Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

  • Paperback: 294 pages

  • Publisher: Tautegory Press; First edition (November 2017)

  • Language: English

  • ISBN-10: 978-0-9839347-8=3

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Volume III

The third volume in the series features 26 new research notes from 16 different contributors, extends the reach of the first two volumes, looking not only at risk-related issues of our time, but also at ethical dimensions of issues such as identity management, culture risk, privacy and security. The authors wrote the research notes while students in the University of Washington's Master of Science in Information Management (MSIM) program.

This volume is divided into six sections: cybersecurity, economics, privacy, government oversight, innovation and disasters.

  • Paperback: 368 pages

  • Publisher: Tautegory Press; First edition (December 30, 2015)

  • Language: English

  • ISBN-10: 0983934770

  • ISBN-13: 978-0983934776

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Volume II

There are a total of 14 authors for the 26 research notes to be found in the new volume. The volume is edited by former ASA research associate Emily Oxenford, who organized the research into the following chapters: Critical Infrastructure, Privacy, Finance, Data Security, Building Resiliency in the IT Sector, and Policies and Governance.

Links to the book are available both on Searle’s Advice From A Risk Detective blog, and at The series is designed to be readable by senior executives as well as subject matter experts. “As they leave the university and become part of a new generation of practitioners, I expect [the authors] to begin to reshape public and private sector understandings of risk frameworks, ethics, policy, strategy and opportunity,” said Searle.

  • Paperback: 358 pages

  • Publisher: Tautegory Press; First edition (February 3, 2014)

  • Language: English

  • ISBN-10: 0983934762

  • ISBN-13: 978-0983934769

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Volume I gathered 22 research notes focused on operational risk and written primarily by the institute's research associates. The collection is divided into four sections: business practices, business preparedness, business security, and emerging trends. The collection is introduced by Annie Searle, author of "Advice From A Risk Detective" (Tautegory Press, 2011), who also wrote three of the research notes.

From the back cover:

"Annie Searle, with support from her colleagues, leverages her expansive knowledge to compile a thought-provoking overview of business continuity planning and operational risk considerations. "Reflections on Risk" looks at the often neglected considerations and necessary controls that organizations of all sizes should consider in order to be more secure and resilient. This is particularly important at a time of rapid change and expanding use of information technology." --John Carlson, Executive Vice President, BITS

"The apprenticeship opportunities that Searle's firm provides graduate students has produced a volume of notes that adds to the broader discourse around operational risk." -- Simon Beckett, Publisher, Journal of Business Continuity & Emergency Planning

  • Publication Date: Feb 21 2012

  • ISBN/EAN13: 098393472X / 9780983934721

  • Page Count: 172

  • Language: English

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