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Only Humans Can Prevent Wildfires

Only Humans Can Prevent Wildfires

A study of wildfires in the United States found that the number of blazes caused by humans is much higher than previously believed.

 
BYOD Risk Meets IoT Reality

BYOD Risk Meets IoT Reality

Enterprises struggle to understand just how vulnerable they are to the risks introduced by connected devices in the workplace.

 
Five Critical Security Considerations for Working with Third-Party IT Vendors

Five Critical Security Considerations for Working with Third-Party IT Vendors

To help ensure that the proper safeguards are in place to have a secure and productive relationship with its third-party IT vendors, companies should consider a five-point checklist.

 
How to Create a Cyber-Savvy Corporate Culture

How to Create a Cyber-Savvy Corporate Culture

When it comes to cybersecurity, the conversation normally focuses on technology, policies and processes. But too often these discussions overlook a critical component: people.

 
Best Practices to Prevent Data Breaches

Best Practices to Prevent Data Breaches

These recommendations can help companies and individuals protect their assets and operations from data breaches.

 
Understanding the Benefits and Risks of Blockchain

Understanding the Benefits and Risks of Blockchain

Blockchain presents some clear opportunities, especially for insurance, but as with any new technology, it is not without its risks.

 
Six Cyber Issues for the Trump Administration

Six Cyber Issues for the Trump Administration

Cybersecurity threats present a number of policy challenges for the new president.

 
Low Margins Put Shipping at Risk

Low Margins Put Shipping at Risk

Market conditions in the shipping industry may mean crises for cargo companies.

 
Using Social Media to Fight Fraud

Using Social Media to Fight Fraud

Insurance companies are finding ways to leverage information from social media to combat fraud.

 
Improving Workers Comp Through Data

Improving Workers Comp Through Data

Incorporating data analytics into workers comp case management lowers costs and boosts results.

 
How to Excuse Late Notice to an Insurer

How to Excuse Late Notice to an Insurer

Providing prompt notice of a claim is necessary to preserve coverage, but the law allows exceptions.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – March

Notepad: Risk in Review – March

Dodd-Frank in the crosshairs, billion-dollar weather, the least corrupt countries and more.

 
Delivering Risk

Delivering Risk

As restaurant deliveries become more popular, so do the accompanying risks.

 
Phishing with Dynamite

Phishing with Dynamite

In 2016, phishing not only continued to grow as a cyberthreat, but was deployed more strategically to maximize profit for cybercriminals.

 
Traveling with Uncertainty

Traveling with Uncertainty

Managing the fallout from Trump’s travel ban.