Findings

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.

 
Concerns About Private Drone Use

Concerns About Private Drone Use

A recent study by Chubb revealed a wide range of public fears when it comes to the use of drones.

 
Cybersecurity Planning Up, But Training Lags

Cybersecurity Planning Up, But Training Lags

Businesses still are not doing enough to prepare for a cybersecurity crisis.

 
Warming Trends May Benefit Maritime

Warming Trends May Benefit Maritime

Climate change risk could turn into an opportunity for the shipping industry.

 
Captive Use for Cyberrisk Low

Captive Use for Cyberrisk Low

Few organizations use their captive insurer to cover cyberrisks.

 
Users Not Grasping Social Media Risks

Users Not Grasping Social Media Risks

Most customers enjoy a false sense of security when it comes to social media risk.

 
Ignoring Supply Chain Risk

Ignoring Supply Chain Risk

Despite awareness of the potentially dire consequences of supply chain disruptions, few supply chain executives are actually doing anything to manage the risk.