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As 2011 comes to a close, PRIMA would like to wish its members, partners and other industry professionals a safe and happy holiday season. As we reflect on the past year for the industry, we would like to provide the readers of RiskWatch, a look at the most accessed articles from the year. The PRIMA offices will be closed from Dec. 24, 2011, through Jan. 3, 2012. Our regular publication will resume next Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012.


Hacker group vows to 'kill Facebook'
CNN    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Apparently, "Anonymous" won't be accepting your friend request. Members of the shadowy collective known for its politically motivated Web hacks and attacks are targeting Facebook for what they claim to be the social-networking giant's misuse of personal information. More

Multi-Line Coverage for Public Entities

Safety National is the leading provider of excess workers’ compensation for self-insured public entities and groups. Now we’re offering even more coverage for the public sector, including Auto, General Liability, Law Enforcement, Public Officials and Educators Legal Liability coverage. When you proceed with us, you Proceed with Safety®.
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The end of human resources as we know it
Human Resource Executive    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The challenges are great, and a new kind of human resources executive is emerging to meet them. In the process, these strategic leaders are turning our traditional concept of human resources on its head. Here are five major forces that are driving the changes that will end human resources as we know it by the year 2020. More

Alabama's Jefferson County declares biggest municipal bankruptcy
Bloomberg Businessweek    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Jefferson County, Ala., declared the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, capping a more than three-year saga that turned it into one of the biggest casualties of Wall Street's credit crisis. More

Risk Agencies Using SKIDCAR Training

Spokane County Risk Management, Nevada POOL/PACT, Alabama Municipal Insurance Corporation, and others mitigate their vehicle operation losses by using the SKIDCAR. Find out how, here.


Jury rejects city liability in death caused by collision with firetruck
The Sacramento Bee    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A Sacramento Superior Court jury recently rejected a mother's claim that the city was liable for the death of her daughter in an early-morning collision with a firetruck three years ago. The panel found that the driver of the truck was negligent in the April 12, 2008, crash that killed Kirsten Helene Ross, 20. More

Personality survey shows risk managers
displaying more proactive traits

Property Casualty 360    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
While risk managers with traditional skills are still in the majority, a large group of risk managers — 40 percent — exhibit non-traditional characteristics, and are "drivers" and "evangelists," with more social skills and charm, according to a study based on profiling methodology. More

Are police being targeted?
Daily Mail    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A spate of police shootings has left officers across America worried they are being deliberately targeted. Fears of more attacks grew after eleven police officers were shot in five states in just 24 hours. Two of them died, bringing the total to 14 officers killed in the line of duty this month. More

JFK runway collision spotlights dangers
on the ground

USA Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The violent collision between a double-decker Airbus A380 and a regional jet at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport is a sobering reminder that the ground can be a dangerous place for an airliner. Air France Flight 7, flying the largest passenger plane in the world, was taxiing toward takeoff at 8:08 p.m. when its left wing struck the tail of a Comair jet. More

Massive 5-year hack infiltrates US government, UN, IOC
PCMag.com    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
"Operation Shady RAT," a concerted effort by a single hacker or group of hackers, penetrated multiple U.S. government agencies, the United Nations, foreign governments and many technology companies and defense contractors, a McAfee report disclosed recently. More
 



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