The value of risk organizations

Three sources inspired this essay: Imposing Risk, The Poison Squad, and its associated documentary.

Security organizations do not often ask for budget like this, but in all cases there is a sense from leadership that some risk mitigation is happening underneath.

Example: We are imposing some risk on others if we are driving safely, and even more risk if we are driving drunk.

It’s a sum of the risks to yourself and others.

https://www.loc.gov/item/2011645894/

Forcing the movement of imposed risks to direct risk

1858 Bradford sweets poisoning. Manufacturing shortcuts harm consumers.

Self regulation is the voluntary treatment of imposed risks as direct risks.

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/poison-squad/#part01 (1:10:20)

Summary: The value of a risk organization

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