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Cyber Public Relations Expenses

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What makes a data breach response successful? How do we keep a data breach response from adding an additional nightmare to what was already a catastrophe? The answer may be hiding in plain sight within an underutilized benefit of your … Continue reading →

Two of the Most Important Pieces of Cyber Legislation Ever

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A bit like London buses—you wait for ages and then two come along—two of the most significant pieces of European legislation ever affecting cyber liability have been announced by the European Commission in the last week. Continue reading →

Creating a Culture of Innovation

Read Jeff's first post in this series: Creating a Culture of Innovation: Eagles Fly and Humans Create

In 1903, a human being atop the sandy dunes of Kitty Hawk North Carolina piloted the first engine-powered machine known as the airplane (aero plane) – a machine that defied gravity by leaving the earth’s surface. Two brothers, bicycle mechanics … Continue reading →

Building Resilience Around Natural Hazards and Climate Change

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A changing climate and rapidly growing exposure to natural catastrophes presents the world with an unprecedented challenge. Continue reading →

Maritime Corporate Risk Now Has a Human Face in an Increasingly Difficult Regulatory Environment

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The regulatory tides have recently shifted toward holding top management more accountable for company performance at a time when the insurance products which cover the liability of directors and officers (D&O) are steadily growing in complexity. Continue reading →

The EU’s New Network and Information Security Directive

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The country representatives from the European Union have forged the initial framework for the continent’s first cyber-security regulations. Continue reading →

Cyber: The ‘Big Picture’ Depends on Understanding the Details

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Despite spending a ton of money on consultants and technology to address cyber vulnerabilities, financial directors still find themselves unable to quantify their residual cyber exposure. Further, they don’t know to what degree their existing insurance solutions provide cyber cover … Continue reading →

Is the End Nigh for UK Salary Sacrifice Schemes? And Why Does it Matter?

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The UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, recently released his autumn statement which calls to assess the relevance and future of salary sacrifice schemes. Continue reading →

A New Report on the Theme of Personal Accountability Contains a Worrying Conclusion

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It’s not just me who keeps returning to the theme of personal accountability for senior managers. A very recent survey and report by Thomson Reuters on personal liability of senior individuals and compliance officers contains some fascinating insights. Two findings … Continue reading →

Better Audits for Better Outcomes: The Case for Outcomes-Based Claim Audits

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It’s been said many times, “People do what you inspect not what you expect.” If you accept this concept as true, then you must make sure your inspections line up with your expectations. Continue reading →