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Jul 28, 2020

Welcome to RIMScast. Your host is Justin Smulison, Business Content Manager at RIMS, the Risk and Insurance Management Society.


Joining Justin Smulison, once again in this episode, is Tony Anscombe, the Chief Security Evangelist at ESET! He is back in this second part to continue their discussion on cyberrisk news and trends.


In this episode, he addresses what risk professionals (and the general public) should know about the interconnection of cybersecurity and contact tracing, whether or not it is a good time for risk professionals to reassess their VPN providers, and upcoming news regarding the NCSA and the 2020 Cybersecurity Awareness Month.


Key Takeaways:

[:01] About RIMS Transitional Membership.

[:25] About today’s episode.

[:33] About some of RIMS’ current exciting features and events.

[1:35] More about today’s discussion with Tony Anscombe

[1:48] Justin welcomes Tony back to RIMScast.

[1:55] What should risk professionals and the general public know about the interconnection of cybersecurity and contact tracing?

[6:21] Once more offices and workplaces begin to reopen, what should risk professionals keep in mind? And what sort of protocols should be put in place?

[9:25] Right now, is this a good or a bad time for a risk professional to reassess their VPN provider?

[11:52] As a board member of the National Cyber Security Alliance, Tony shares some exciting news coming up with the NCSA and Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

[13:30]  Does Tony see this year’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month being more memorable than years’ past?

[15:30] Tony shares some final words of wisdom for the global risk management community.

[16:19] Justin thanks Tony Anscombe for joining RIMScast once again and shares some links to check out in today’s show notes!


Mentioned in this Episode:

RIMScast: Ep. 94: “Cyberrisk News & Trends with Tony Anscombe, Part 1”

RIMS Workers’ Compensation Virtual Workshop August 10th–12th, 2020

RIMS-CRMP Prep Virtual Workshop — Aug. 17th–19th, 2020

RIMScast — More Cybersecurity Interviews

RIMS Advisory Services — Ask a Peer

RIMS Risk Leaders Series

Upcoming RIMS Webinars

On-Demand Webinars

RIMS Coronavirus Information Center

RIMS Advocacy: Coronavirus Advocacy Information

RM Magazine

Risk Management Monitor

RIMS-Certified Risk Management Professional (RIMS-CRMP)


RIMS Transitional Membership — Available to RIMS professional or associate members upon their separation from their current place of employment. Transitional membership is renewable once, or a maximum of two years from the date of separation.

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