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Reassessing Your Cyberinsurance Coverage

Reassessing Your Cyberinsurance Coverage

In light of recent hacking incidents, a regular review and tune-up of insurance coverages, particularly cyberinsurance, is important.

 
Sony Faces Lawsuits After Data Breach

Sony Faces Lawsuits After Data Breach

In the wake of an embarrassing cyberattack, Sony employees have filed class actions.

 
Are Risk Assessments Increasing Your Risks?

Are Risk Assessments Increasing Your Risks?

Poor understanding of risk assessments can lead to increased legal liability.

 
How Not to Void Your Cyberinsurance Policy

How Not to Void Your Cyberinsurance Policy

Misrepresentations, warranties and exclusions in cyberrisk policies could result in coverage loss.

 
Globalization Drives Top Risk Concerns

Globalization Drives Top Risk Concerns

A study reveals that businesses worry most about business interruption and supply chain risk.

 
Humanizing Workers Comp Claims

Humanizing Workers Comp Claims

A little compassion goes a long way toward reducing workers comp claim expenses.

 
Natural Catastrophe Losses Below Average in 2014

Natural Catastrophe Losses Below Average in 2014

Global natural disasters caused drastically lower economic and insured losses in 2014.

 
Cybersecurity’s Maginot Line

Cybersecurity’s Maginot Line

Corporate defenses against cyberattacks are proving almost entirely ineffective, with 96% of organizations across all industries experiencing breaches.

 
Hospitality’s Unwelcome Risks

Hospitality’s Unwelcome Risks

The very amenities that attract guests to a hotel, motel, resort or casino can also be the cause of injury, disease or even death.

 
The Price of Privacy

The Price of Privacy

Everyone’s privacy has a price.

 
Going Beyond the Headlines with Global Risk Management

Going Beyond the Headlines with Global Risk Management

Despite an ongoing economic recovery in the United States and around the world, countries like Brazil, Thailand and Kenya are experiencing heightened levels of risk

 
Climate Change and its Impact on the Insurance Industry

Climate Change and its Impact on the Insurance Industry

Given that severe weather always has been a driver of property and casualty claims, it is no surprise that the insurance industry is carefully considering the impact of climate change.

 
Kidnap and Ransom in the Wake of ISIS

Kidnap and Ransom in the Wake of ISIS

The brutal actions of ISIS terrorists only scratch the surface of today’s kidnapping risk.

 
P/C Pricing Inching Down for 2015

P/C Pricing Inching Down for 2015

After almost three years of premium increases, the property/casualty market may be softening.

 
The Risks of Wearable Tech in the Workplace

The Risks of Wearable Tech in the Workplace

The latest smart gadgets present a number of new risks—and benefits—when used by employees.