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Guide to Network Security and Cyber Coverage

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For years, network security professionals have been saying “either you have been data breached or you just do not know that you have been data breached.” As the lives of both private individuals and businesses are increasingly dominated by technology … Continue reading →

2016: The year of pay equity discrimination claims

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The employment practices liability (EPL) landscape never disappoints when it comes to keeping employers on their toes. 2015 was no different. Continue reading →

Social Engineering is Bigger Than Hacking—But Countermeasures Work

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All the major information security firms credit humans and social engineering, in the form of phishing and spear-phishing emails, as the root cause of most cyber-attacks. By using social engineering techniques, attackers can efficiently and cost effectively deliver malicious software, … Continue reading →

How digital media transforms the way people and organizations work

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Let’s start with the obvious:  If you’re reading this – you’re online. Maybe it’s a traditional workday, maybe it’s the weekend. Perhaps you’re a freelancer, working in the middle of the night for a project that’s needed for a client … Continue reading →

The Five Risks That Threaten the Future of FinTech — and How Insurance Can Help

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Advances in technology promise to change the way financial institutions operate in hundreds of ways in the next decade. Many of these changes will require a reexamination of the way insurance mitigates the risk associated with the business. Continue reading →

Ignorance No Defence for Company Directors: An Unseasonal Reminder

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How many of you know what Section 194 of the 1992 Trade Unions and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act says? I certainly didn’t until I saw that criminal charges had been brought against company directors in what is thought to be … Continue reading →

2016 – All Gloom and Doom for the Global Upstream Energy Insurance Market?

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As the last stamps go down on the few remaining insurance programmes renewing at January 1 2016, most upstream energy underwriters continue to be filled with apprehension as they reflect on the business outlook for their industry in 2016. Continue reading →

Cyber Attack Disrupts Ukrainian Power Grid; Boards Awaken to Threat

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At the end of December 2015, reports began to emerge from Ukraine that power grids across a region had been subject to cyber-attack. The attack targeted at least three power authorities in the Ivano-Frankivsk region of Ukraine, disconnecting electricity sub-stations … Continue reading →

7 ways to integrate leave management into your human capital strategy

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How many times have you heard the term integration in the realm of leave management? We have tried to integrate our disability, wellness, condition management, workers compensation, safety and other leave programs with little success over the years. There always … Continue reading →

Guide to RFPs: To Bid or Not to Bid

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The process of putting an insurance program out to bid e.g. a request for proposal (“RFP”) can be very time consuming. The decision to do so cannot be taken lightly. So why do firms put programs out to bid? Continue reading →