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Insurance Coverage for Jackware Attacks

May 19, 2022

Companies need to understand the insurance implications of "jackware" attacks—a variant of ransomware that attacks physical devices.

How to Get Started with ESG

April 21, 2022

Many businesses are focusing on environmental, social and governance issues to better align their processes and priorities with topics that matter to their stakeholders.

Identifying and Addressing the Latest Ecommerce Fraud Trends

April 19, 2022

New trends in ecommerce fraud are emerging as criminals turn their attention to different schemes and additional groups of consumer victims.

Q&A: The Courage to Succeed

April 11, 2022

RIMS President Patrick Sterling discusses how his presidential theme of courage is a trait that unites risk professionals.

3 Ways to Mitigate Risk Under New York’s ‘Scaffold Law’

April 6, 2022

Originally passed to protect construction workers from dangers such as serious falls or falling objects, the Scaffold Law imposes strict liability on property owners and contractors in the event of an elevation-related accident.

Mitigating Hospitality Risks as Travel Increases

April 1, 2022

As people return to travel, these steps can help hotels ensure guest and staff safety.

Risk Professionals' Salaries Surged By Over 14% in 2021

April 1, 2022

Compensation for risk professionals increased, reflecting the value bsuinesses place on risk management.

Businesses Face New Take-Home COVID Risks

April 1, 2022

A recent court ruling on “take-home” COVID claims could have broad liability implications.

Ransomware Attacks and Costs Increasing

April 1, 2022

The vast majority of companies have experienced a ransomware attack in the past year, with more than half paying costly ransoms.

UN Projects Rapid Rise of Wildfire Risk

April 1, 2022

The risk of extreme wildfires is increasing due to climate change and other factors.

Avoiding Coverage Denials Based on “Other Insurance”

March 29, 2022

Policyholders need to be aware of the legal principals governing "other insurance” to prevent delays or refusals to pay a claim.

Insurance Coverage for Supply Chain Interruptions

March 8, 2022

Insurance may be able to provide coverage for businesses that have suffered financial loss from recent supply chain disruptions and other logistical issues.

The Impact of Criminal Charges and Citations on Civil Matters

March 1, 2022

Understanding how these charges and citations can affect claims against individuals or businesses is imperative for proper claims handling and resolution.