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Derisking machine learning and artificial intelligence

– The added risk brought on by the complexity of machine-learning models can be mitigated by making well-targeted modifications to existing validation frameworks.
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Defense of the cyberrealm: How organizations can thwart cyberattacks

– Governments and companies have much work to do to protect people, institutions, and even entire cities and countries from potentially... devastating large-scale cyberattacks.
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Fighting back against synthetic identity fraud

– Digging deep into the data trails people leave behind can help banks detect whether their customers are real or not and stem losses... from this fast-growing financial crime.
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The compliance function at an inflection point

– McKinsey’s benchmarking survey of leading banks helped identify five steps toward transforming the efficiency and effectiveness... of the compliance function.
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Perspectives on CCAR: Preparing for 2019 amid expectations of regulatory relief

– Focusing on these six themes will help institutions take into account potential for regulatory relief, realistic expectations... for CCAR 2019, and the business benefits of thoughtful stress testing.

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McKinsey on Risk

– The journal offering McKinsey’s global perspective and strategic thinking on risk, focusing on the key risk areas that bear upon the performance of the world’s leading companies.

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The ethics of artificial intelligence

– In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, Simon London speaks with MGI... partner Michael Chui and McKinsey partner Chris Wigley about how companies can ethically deploy artificial intelligence.
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The advanced-analytics solution for monitoring conduct risk

– Advanced analytics and machine learning can help institutions “connect the dots” across customer and other data to... detect conduct risk comprehensively and cost-effectively.
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Cyber risk measurement and the holistic cybersecurity approach

– Comprehensive dashboards can accurately identify, size, and prioritize cyberthreats for treatment. Here is how to build them.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

The symbiotic relationship between organizational health and safety

– Management practices focusing on “hard” incentives, rewards, and consequences, as well as on employees’ mind-sets... and values, make workplaces safer.
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Cybersecurity and the risk function

– Are your information technology, cybersecurity, and risk professionals working together as a championship team to neutralize cyberthreats... and protect business value?
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Improving third-party risk management in the reinsurance and investment industries

– Outsourcing has become an established way of working for (re)insurance and investment firms. ORIC International and McKinsey have... joined forces to benchmark progress and explore best-practice models.
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Value and resilience through better risk management

– In a risk environment that is growing more perilous and costly, boards need to help steer their companies toward resilience and... value by embedding strategic risk capabilities throughout the organization.
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Insider threat: The human element of cyberrisk

– Cyber programs often miss the significant portion of risk generated by employees, and current tools are blunt instruments. A new... method can yield better results.
Podcast - McKinsey Global Institute

How secure is the global financial system a decade after the crisis?

– Great strides have been made since 2008 to prevent a recurrence of the financial crisis and recession that followed. Yet there... is more debt than ever in the global financial system.
Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

Why data culture matters

– Organizational culture can accelerate the application of analytics, amplify its power, and steer companies away from risky outcomes.... Here are seven principles that underpin a healthy data culture.
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The lending revolution: How digital credit is changing banks from the inside

– Faster credit decisions, vastly improved customer experience, 40 percent lower costs, and a more secure risk profile. Here’s... how to get there.
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