Category Archives: Cyber Risk

Cyberattack: A many-headed monster facing TMT firms

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Tech, media, and telecom executives find, cyberattacks to be the fourth-greatest risk facing the sector, and the greatest threat to technology firms. Continue reading →

Risky business? Managing IP and piracy threats in Latin American TMT

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Regulation and legal risks are the most pressing concerns for Latin America’s technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) businesses. In research for Willis Towers Watson’s TMT Risk Index 2016, the three greatest risks all fall within the megatrend of regulation and … Continue reading →

Panama Papers: Could your cyber insurance cover you?

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I wouldn’t be surprised if there are as many news stories related to the Panama Papers leak as there are actual number of papers leaked – around 11 million. Perhaps an exaggeration but the impact has been tremendous, no doubt … Continue reading →

Opportunities and Risks, Brought to You by the Internet of Things

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Devices are connecting. It will take a connected approach to manage IoT risks. Continue reading →

The Buzz at RIMS: The Latest News on Property, Political, Cyber, and Casualty

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Willis Towers Watson experts talking to clients and insurers at RIMS offered their quick take on the buzz from the convention floor. Continue reading →

Marketplace Realities Spring 2016: It’s Still a Buyer’s Market, but…

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Willis Tower’s Watson’s Marketplace Realities series includes line-by-line predictions for North American insurance buyers in 2016 and beyond. New Pieces in a Changing Puzzle At the macro level, the satellite view, much remains the same for insurance buyers: capacity remains … Continue reading →

Content Protection and Digital Piracy – How Can You Protect Your Content?

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Media Companies and Risk The internet has revolutionised the way the world is consuming content. Media companies have benefitted from increased access to worldwide audiences through multiple platforms; however, with online piracy rife throughout the world, these companies are having … Continue reading →

Cybergeddon? SWIFT Malware May Put Central Banks at Risk

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The scariest bank robbery in history took place recently, and very few people understand the true nature of the crime. A robber with a gun can empty a bank vault.  A mastermind with an understanding of SWIFT can steal a … Continue reading →

Playing With Fire: Risk and Reward in a Digital World

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This year is the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, one of the largest urban fires in history. Caused by a flying spark in a bakery, the fire destroyed a third of the city, and made 100,000 people … Continue reading →

EMV Technology and the Liability Shift: What Businesses Should Consider

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The introduction of EMV¹ chip card technology by credit card networks has played an important role in reducing international point of sale (POS) credit card fraud. This technology is being rolled out in the U.S., and card networks have introduced … Continue reading →