Advice From A Risk Detective Second Edition: At Home, At School, At Work, Online, And On the Road

Searle, Annie

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Synopsis: Everyone has personal risks to handle at home, at work, online and on the road. Here's the second (expanded) edition of the popular book where Searle advises you on how to take take risks with confidence by having your plans in order. She divides life and its risks into five chapters, with tips and checklists for each. This slim volume makes an ideal gift for family and friends, and even colleagues. It's written in plain English, with plenty of stories about how things can go wrong. Using her expertise as an operational risk executive, Searle shows how to take risks with confidence and argues that taking risks is part of life; identifying risks and taking precautions can be learned; and that making a plan to handle your risks does not take much time or money. Additional tips and links are posted on her blog, www.advicefromariskdetective.com Here's what the first six reviewers said -- “Life is a marvelous thing, except when events conspire to take you out, hurt you, steal your stuff, to trap you someplace you don’t want to be! In Advice from A Risk Detective, Annie Searle outlines many practical, simple steps for protecting you and the people important to you from a litany of threats. I suggest you buy it, read it, and highlight all the tips – but most of all – do what is outlined, and then show your friends....Highly recommended, easy to read.” -- Pete O’Dell, Author of "Silver Bullets" and founder of Swan Island Networks "Great reading and a 'must read' for everyone that wants to be prepared and stay safe at home, at work, at school, on line and on the road." --Alfonso Martinez-Fonts, Executive Vice President of theU.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Former DHS Assistant Secretary for Private Sector “Annie Searle’s new book, Advice from a Risk Detective, is a “must read” for everyone. Her insights as an operational risk executive translated to everyday life help the reader know how to manage their own risks at home, at school, at work, on the internet and on the road. The checklists are invaluable. Buy one for yourself as well as for your loved ones!” ----Catherine A. Allen, Chairman and CEO, The Santa Fe Group “Annie Searle takes a down-to-earth approach to addressing the range of risks that confront us at home, work, on the road and online. She shares a personal perspective and history that enlivens and enriches what is too often a ‘check list’ mantra. There is no hype or unrealistic complexity here, just actionable insights that offer tremendous value to all.” -- Bill Raisch, Director, Global Risk Network and International Center for Enterprise Preparedness, New York University “Don’t be daunted by the innumerable risks of modern life. In this practical, handy reference book, Annie Searle serves as a personal risk consultant, providing concrete methods of reducing the dangers of such things as natural disasters, cyber-crime, and the hazards of social media. She provides concrete checklists and sources for additional information. The general public and risk management professionals alike will find this a useful and accessible tool for protecting themselves, their employees, and their respective families.” -- Brian Tishuk, Executive Director, ChicagoFIRST “Chock-full of practical suggestions to manage risk at home, at school, work, and on-the-go" -- Dr. Kevin C. Desouza, Author of "Managing Knowledge Security"

About the Author: Annie Searle is Principal of ASA Risk Consultants, an independent consulting and research firm that provides confidential assessments of existing corporate plans, identifies gaps and offers customized road maps to increase resiliency. The ASA Institute for Risk and Innovation helps drive policy change in areas ranging from critical infrastructure resilience, to financial regulation, digital privacy and crisis management. More information can be found at www.anniesearle.com. Searle is an affiliate faculty member at the University of Washington’s School of Information and a lifetime member of The Institute of American Entrepreneurs. She was inducted into the Hall of Fame for Women in Homeland Security and Emergency Management in 2011. Since 2007, she is one of roughly 60 thought leaders invited to New York University’s global risk roundtable. Searle’s first book is titled "Advice From A Risk Detective" and focuses on identifying and handling personal risk at home, at school, at work, online, and on the road. Searle’s firm published a collection of 22 research notes titled "Reflections on Risk" in 2012. A second volume of research notes will follow this summer. Prior to founding ASA in 2009, Searle spent ten years at Washington Mutual Bank where she was responsible on a company-wide level for business continuity, disaster recovery, technology risk and compliance, technology change management, and (for several years) for vendor and application information security. Searle holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in literature from the University of Iowa. She is a member of the board of the Seattle Public Library Foundation and founder/co-chair of WashingtonFIRST. Her professional affiliations include Business Executives for National Security; the Women’s Executive Forum; the International Network of Women in Emergency Management; InfraGard; and the Global Association of Risk Partners (GARP).

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