Category Archives: Tech Media Telecom

Gaming Gets Serious on Addressing Online Dual Threats of Cyber-Attacks and Piracy

Within the world of game console systems, piracy is an ever-present threat and the potential consequences of a cyber-attack have spiraled upward, now that online gaming services have become an inextricable part of modern game consoles. Continue reading →

Connected Cars and Cyber-Security: A Growing Risk

Auto manufacturers are busy cyber-proofing their products to ensure greater passenger safety and to prevent the market potential of “connected” cars from being held hostage by attacks. Continue reading →

Are Smartphones Secure Enough for All We Do With Them?

The multi-faceted smartphone has become the “go-to” communications device for individuals and businesses. But, as its portability and growing versatility make it a virtually indispensible part of our work and social lives, users will need to familiarize themselves with the … Continue reading →

Scariest Risks of 2015

Scariest Risks of 2015

As Halloween approaches and darkness falls earlier every day, we at WillisWire find ourselves reflecting not on make-believe monsters but on the frightening real risks our clients faced during the year. Thirteen of our bloggers submitted what they thought were … Continue reading →

Bitpay Sues Insurer After Denied Cyber Claim for Spearphishing

In December, BitPay, one of the leading BitCoin payment processors, was the victim of a social engineering attack. Continue reading →

Smart Home Technology: A Target-Rich Environment for Hackers?

The use of smart home technology is on the rise in the modern world, and those technological advances are changing how people interact with where they live. Continue reading →

Intellectual Property: Do Boards Know The Risks?

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The intellectual property landscape is changing. A spate of litigation and legal rulings has put the spotlight on intellectual property risk. And for many directors, officers and risk managers, it’s the first time they’re considering the value and vulnerability of … Continue reading →

Ghosts in the (Driving) Machine – and on the Witness Stand

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Can a balance be created between life-saving autonomous car technology and tort law, or will the fear of large verdicts stop manufacturers from deploying the new technology? Continue reading →

IoT: With Great Potential Come Great Security Challenges

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The world is becoming increasingly digital, driven by near ubiquitous wireless connectivity, inexpensive processing, ever-more sophisticated sensor solutions, and proliferation of internet- connected devices. Continue reading →

Convergence and Social Media Influence Across Industries

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Social media is causing an interesting convergence of sectors within technology, media and telecommunications (TMT). Technology firms are finding themselves becoming social media companies. Telecommunication firms are finding themselves in the tech business. It’s not exactly “dogs and cats living … Continue reading →