All Blog Posts

  • The Cure for Catastrophe?
  • The Rise and Stall of Terrorism Insurance
  • What can you learn from Exposure?
  • Fire Weather
  • Launching a New Journal for Terrorism and Cyber Insurance
  • No More Guessing Games for Marine Insurers
  • Insurance-Linked Securities in Asia – Looking Out for the Tipping Point
  • Searching for Clues After the Ecuador Earthquake
  • How U.S. inland flood became a “peak” peril
  • A Perennial Debate: Disaster Planning versus Disaster Response
  • Using Insurance Claims Data to Drive Resilience
  • The Rising Cost of Hurricanes – and America’s Ability to Pay
  • Euro 2016: France inundated by fans and floods
  • Cat Losses, The Atlantic Basin, & Technology
  • The Orlando Shootings – and What They Tell Us About the Evolving Threat from Islamic State
  • Is this the year that breaks the streak?
  • Mandatory reporting of cyber-attacks would improve understanding of cyber risk
  • Exceedance 2016: Welcome Back to Miami!
  • Calculating the cost of “Loss and Damage”
  • Eliminate FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) – join us at Exceedance
  • Your essential ILS overview at Exceedance
  • New products and new solutions to discover at this year’s Exceedance
  • Mangroves and Marshes: A Shield Against Catastrophe?
  • Cracking the Cargo Conundrum
  • Cultivating Resilience Through Catastrophe Modeling
  • The Bombings in Belgium
  • Unlocking the Potential of Cyber Insurance
  • Exceedance Keynotes Announced: Terrorism, Cyber, Climate
  • Are We Any Closer to Determining What’s Going on in the Atlantic?
  • Liquefaction: a wider-spread problem than might be appreciated
  • Clearing the path for catastrophe bond issuance
  • Three principles for exposing the hidden risks (and opportunities) within your European flood portfolio
  • The ILS Community Is Calling Out for Greater Pricing Transparency
  • RMS.com’s New Look
  • The Blizzard of 2016: The Historical Significance of Winter Storm Jonas
  • Just How Unlucky Was Britain to Suffer Desmond, Eva, and Frank in a Single December?
  • Can Flood Walls Reduce Resilience?
  • Insurers Need a “Dual Horizon” View of Risk To Manage Climate Change
  • Why We’re Getting Better at Changing the World
  • Disasters Without Borders
  • Tianjin Is A Wake-Up Call For The Marine Industry
  • The Paris Attack Explained: 7 Points
  • Are (Re)insurers Really Able To Plan For That Rainy Day?
  • European Windstorm: Such A Peculiarly Uncertain Risk for Solvency II
  • Cat Bond Pricing: Calculating the True Rewards
  • Learning More About Catastrophe Risk From History
  • Harnessing Your Personal Seismometer to Measure the Size of An Earthquake
  • We’re Still All Wondering – Where Have All The Hurricanes Gone?
  • What Is In Store For Europe Windstorm Activity This Winter
  • South Carolina Floods: The Science Behind the Event and What It Means for the Industry
  • Reflections from Rendezvous: Innovation to Drive Growth in the Global (Re)Insurance Industry
  • The Ever-present Threat of Tsunami: Are We Prepared?
  • Exposure Data: The Undervalued Competitive Edge
  • Asia’s Costliest Cyclones: The Curse of September
  • A Coup Against Flu?
  • Understanding the Principles of Earthquake Modeling from the 1999 Athens Earthquake Event
  • Salafi-Jihadists and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Terrorism: Evaluating the Threat
  • Coastal Flood: Rising Risk in New Orleans and Beyond
  • From Arlene to Zeta: Remembering the Record-Breaking 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  • “Super” El Niño – Fact vs. Fiction
  • Creating Risk Evangelists Through Risk Education
  • What Can the Insurance Market Teach Banks About Stress Tests?
  • Opportunities and Challenges ahead for Vietnam: Lessons Learned from Thailand
  • The 2015 Northwest Pacific Typhoon Season: Already a Record-Breaker
  • 2015 North Atlantic Hurricane Season: What’s in Store?
  • The Curious Story of the “Epicenter”
  • Reflecting on Tropical Storm Bill
  • What is Catastrophe Modeling?
  • The Sendai World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and the Role for Catastrophe Modeling
  • New Risks in Our Interconnected World
  • Redefining the Global Terrorism Threat Landscape
  • El Niño in 2015 – Record-setting conditions anticipated, with a grain of salt water?
  • “San Andreas” – The Scientific Reality
  • The 1960 Tele-tsunami: Don’t forget the far field
  • Earthquake’s “Lightning”
  • An Industry Call to Action: It’s Time for India’s Insurance Community To Embrace Earthquake Modeling
  • Exceedance 2015: In the Books
  • The Nepal Earthquake: What We Know So Far
  • Water, Water Everywhere: The Effect of Climate Change on Florida
  • Risk, Models, and Innovations: It’s All Interconnected
  • Exceedance 2015: Welcome to Miami!
  • RMS supports NYC tech talent in Flatiron School partnership
  • Germanwings 9525: Why didn’t this happen before?
  • The 2015 U.K. Budget and Terrorism Insurance
  • Winter 2015: A Season to Remember (or Forget)
  • The Journey to Sendai and Beyond
  • Rising Storm Surge Losses in the U.S. Northeast
  • Measuring Disaster Risk for Global UN Goals
  • High Tides a Predictor for Storm Surge Risk
  • RMS(one): Tackling a Unique Big Data Problem
  • The challenges around modeling European windstorm clustering for the (re)insurance industry
  • Fighting Emerging Pandemics With Catastrophe Bonds
  • Winter Storm Juno: Three Facts about “Snowmageddon 2015”
  • Paris in the Winter: Assessing Terrorism Risk after Charlie Hebdo
  • Lessons Hidden In A Quiet Windstorm Season
  • How should manmade earthquakes be included in earthquake hazard models?
  • Christmas Day Cyclone – Lessons Learned 40 Years After Tracy
  • A Decade Later – Reconsidering The Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami
  • Terrorism Modeling 101
  • Managing Cyber Catastrophes With Catastrophe Models
  • 4 Facts About California’s “Hellastorm”
  • Risk and the City
  • What’s at risk as Super Typhoon Hagupit approaches the central Philippines?
  • Managing Risk 10 Years After the 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami
  • Location, location, location: what makes a windstorm memorable?
  • 4 Things You Didn’t Know about Why it’s So Darn Cold!
  • Canada earthquake risk 85 years after the Grand Banks earthquake and tsunami
  • Western Jihadists & the Risk They Pose to their Homeland
  • What to expect this 2014-2015 Europe Winter Windstorm Season
  • Ebola in the US: How big of problem are we looking at?
  • New Storms, New Insights: Two Years After Hurricane Sandy
  • Betting on Mother Nature
  • Are fears of a global Ebola pandemic warranted?
  • Your Excellent Questions On Earthquakes
  • The Next Big One: Expert Advice On Planning For The Inevitable
  • The Need for Preparation and Resiliency in the Bay Area
  • RMS To Launch Global Tsunami Scenario Catalog
  • RMS and 100 Resilient Cities at the Clinton Global Initiative
  • Matching Modeled Loss Against Historic Loss in European Windstorm Data
  • Serial Clustering Activity around the Baja Peninsula during September 2014
  • Using Network Theory to Understand the Interconnectivity of Financial Risk
  • 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season Update: Not Quite 2004
  • Managing the Changing Landscape of Terrorism Risk
  • Understanding Aftershock Risk: The 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering
  • Assessing the Risk of a Global Ebola Pandemic
  • Hawaii Narrowly Escapes Hurricane Landfalls in the Midst of an Active Season
  • The California Drought: A Shift in the Medium-Term View of Risk
  • How is the 2014 North West Pacific Typhoon Season Shaping Up?
  • Disaster Risk Reduction: Catastrophe Modeling Takes the Stage at the United Nations
  • Building Better Models Through Collaboration
  • Rammasun is One of the Strongest Typhoons to Hit Southeast China in Recent Years
  • Dueling Agendas on TRIA
  • RMS and the FIFA World Cup: Insuring Against Terrorism
  • Trading Risk Awards: ILS Innovation Recognized
  • Is Europe Due for Severe Hailstorms this Summer?
  • RMS and Risky Business: Modeling Climate Change Risk
  • Lessons Learned from Winter Windstorm Season in Europe
  • 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook: Are the Tides Beginning to Turn?
  • Understanding the Potential Impact of the Next Catastrophic European Flood
  • Human Resilience and Longevity
  • Welcoming the Developer Community to RMS(one)
  • The Curious Story of the “Epicenter”
  • INFOGRAPHIC: Storm Surge, Front and Center of Hurricane Preparedness
  • One Year Later: What We Learned from the Moore Tornadoes
  • The National Climate Assessment: A Call For Preparation
  • Managing Risk from Regulatory Requirements
  • A Commitment to Model Development and Open Models
  • What Disaster Models Tell Us About U.S. Tornado Risk
  • From ESPN-tickers to Mapping Apps at the RMS(one) Hackathon
  • Highlights from the Ground at Exceedance 2014
  • RMS Welcomes Our Newest Model Partners at Exceedance
  • Kicking off Exceedance 2014
  • Working Toward a More Resilient Society in Partnership with Risky Business
  • The Pursuit of Systemic Risk
  • Introducing the RMS(one) Developer Network
  • US Flood Risk: Moving Beyond FEMA and NFIP
  • Severe Thunderstorm Risk: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You
  • Discussing Risk and Resiliency at the Clinton Global Initiative
  • Modeling the Deal of the Year
  • Building A Modeling Ecosystem
  • When Did Windstorms Become So Wet?
  • Impending Terrorist Threat at Sochi Olympic Games?
  • Is Water the New Wind?
  • How Does Southern Europe Weather the Storm?
  • Twenty Years After Northridge: a Seismic Blink, or an Eternity?
  • 2013/2014 Winter Storm Season in Europe
  • A Tale of Two Storms
  • 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season: Much Ado About Very Little
  • Amlin on Open Modeling and Superior Underwriting
  • A Debate About The Numbers
  • Rumbling Below the Waves
  • Social Change is Outperforming Medical Science
  • The Dangerous City of Tacloban
  • Life Safety on a Cat 5 Coastline
  • Will it Blend? (…And Now What?)
  • Storm Surge on the Rise [INFOGRAPHIC]
  • Windfall or a Windy Fall?
  • What Lies Beneath?
  • The Next Sandy
  • Living in Earthquake Country
  • A Weight On Your Mind?
  • Time for Blue Ocean Thinking
  • Blend It Like Beckham?
  • The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season: Historically Quiet or Just Getting Started?
  • Foreign Adapted or Local?
  • The Dam-biguity
  • 120 Years Since the 1893 NY Hurricane & the Disappearance of Hog Island
  • Uncertainty and Unknown Unknowns
  • TRIA Renewal #3: No Cake Walk
  • Eric Drattell Speaks on RMS(one) Privacy
  • Diving into Flood Risk
  • Saving Lives with a Cat Model
  • Privacy Principles
  • Ultra-liquefaction
  • Arguing Over the Slab
  • The Beach
  • Two Asteroids Made Close Encounters with Earth