Findings

Nat Cat Losses Level Off

Nat Cat Losses Level Off

Global economic losses from natural catastrophes have remained about the same over the past 20 years.

 
The Costs of Not Going Paperless

The Costs of Not Going Paperless

Capturing and storing data on paper forms costs businesses worldwide more than $30 billion annually.

 
Cyberinsurance Ignorance

Cyberinsurance Ignorance

Only 2% of small- and medium-sized businesses have insurance policies for cyberrisk.

 
Expanding Workplace Wellness

Expanding Workplace Wellness

With 80% of companies offering some kind of wellness program, nontraditional initiatives are growing in popularity.

 
Internet of Things Use Lagging

Internet of Things Use Lagging

Most executives see the opportunities in IoT technology, but few have developed a strategy and committed funds to use it.

 
Executives Looking Inward for Greatest Risks in 2015

Executives Looking Inward for Greatest Risks in 2015

C-suite executives and board members see some of the biggest challenges now come from within the organization.

 
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.

 
Drone Power

Drone Power

According to a new study, about 40,000 drones are expected to be in use in 2015, but a few challenges still need to be addressed.

 
Lightning Strikes on the Rise?

Lightning Strikes on the Rise?

By 2100, scientists predict lightning strikes in the continental United States will increase by 50%.

 
Insurers Unprepared for Climate Risks

Insurers Unprepared for Climate Risks

Only about half of property/casualty insurers are comprehensively addressing climate risks.

 
Global Fraud Report

Global Fraud Report

Global fraud losses add up to $3.7 trillion a year, with three-fourths attributed to employees.

 
IT Execs Doubt Their Companies’ Data Security

IT Execs Doubt Their Companies’ Data Security

A quarter of security and IT executives worldwide would not trust their own company to store and manage their personal data.

 
P/C Market Softening Expected for 2015

P/C Market Softening Expected for 2015

Insureds should have many options for coverage in 2015, according to a new Willis report.