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  1. risks

    The RISKS Digest or Forum On Risks to the Public in Computers and Related Systems is an online periodical published since 1985 by the Committee on Computers and Public Policy of the Association for Computing Machinery. The editor is Peter G. Neumann. It is a moderated forum concerned with the security and safety of computers, software, and technological systems. Security, and risk, here are taken broadly; RISKS is concerned not merely with so-called security holes in software, but with unintended consequences and hazards stemming from the design (or lack thereof) of automated systems. Other recurring subjects include cryptography and the effects of technically ill-considered public policies. RISKS also publishes announcements and Calls for Papers from various technical conferences, and technical book reviews (usually by Rob Slade, though occasionally by others). Although RISKS is a forum of a computer science association, most contributions are readable and informative to anyone with an interest in the subject. It is heavily read by system administrators, and computer security managers, as well as computer scientists and engineers. The RISKS Digest is published on a frequent but irregular schedule through the moderated Usenet newsgroup comp.risks, which exists solely to carry the Digest. Summaries of the forum appear as columns edited by Neumann in the ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes (SEN) and the Communications of the ACM (CACM).

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  1. risks

    The casualties against which insurances are made on ships and cargoes.

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    The numerical value of risks in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

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    The numerical value of risks in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  1. Kari Lehtonen:

    The Blues changes the game a little bit, we knew they were going to take more risks. We didn't have to score anymore, so we tried to play a more defensive game.

  2. Steve Hatfield-Dodds:

    There are a number of risks present for the rest of 2021 that remain a watch point, including wine trade with China.

  3. Adam Mount:

    The United States appears to be adopting more realistic tactics on nuclear disarmament, but not more realistic objectives, the agenda is still dominated by the nuclear issue — to the detriment of achievable deals on arms control or other critical interests like human rights, proliferation risks, chemical and biological weapons, or missile limits.

  4. White House spokesman Mark Stroh:

    We are actively engaged with private companies to ensure they understand the public safety and national security risks that result from malicious actors ’ use of their encrypted products and services, however, President Barack Obama administration is not seeking legislation at this time.

  5. Jillian York:

    There are two main risks : The first is to Twitter's employees in India, who may be at risk if the company fails to comply with demands, the second risk is that Twitter continues to refuse and gets blocked in India. While this may be the right moral outcome, it's obviously not the best outcome for the Indian people, many of whom rely on social media to get out key messages about what's happening on the ground.

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