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CRU Adjusters teams up with Kespry’s industrial drone platform for adjusting property claims

July 13, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

CRU Adjusters, an independent adjusting firm specializing in customized claims handling solutions in Canada and the United States, has announced a collaboration with Kespry’s industrial drone platform to power CRU’s drone division for adjusting property claims. The collaboration, after more

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RMS releases new class of cyber-physical risk modelling for property insurers

April 6, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

RMS has expanded its range of cyber models to include a new class of so-called cyber-physical models in a bid to answer the increasing related risk of insurance losses from hackers targeting control systems linked to the Internet. These cyber-physical

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MPI posts $3.6 million net loss for first nine months of current fiscal year

January 30, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) has recorded a net loss for the first nine months of its fiscal year ending Nov. 30, 2016, compared to posting net earnings for the same period one year earlier. MPI saw a net loss of

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Terrorists following ‘path of least resistance’ as security increased: RMS

December 20, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

More attacks from drivers ramming trucks into crowds can be expected, Risk Management Solutions (RMS) Inc. warned Tuesday, a day after 12 people were killed in Berlin. “As security is increased to meet one threat, terrorists follow the path of

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Engineering insurers’ working group calls for ‘greater risk dialogue’ on cyber threats

October 4, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Cyber insurance coverage “should not replace” information technology security measures, and cyber risk can have an effect across engineering projects, the International Association of Engineering Insurers (IMIA) warned Tuesday. “The perception that cyber events do not cause physical damage is

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88% of U.S. state and local government IT professionals concerned about cyberattacks targeting critical city infrastructure: study

September 23, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Almost nine in 10 state and local government IT professionals in the United States are concerned about cyberattacks targeting critical city infrastructure, according to a study conducted on behalf of Tripwire, Inc., a provider of security, compliance and IT operations

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Two-thirds of U.K. polled firms not assessing financial impact of a cyber attack: Marsh

September 19, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Almost two-thirds of surveyed large and medium-sized organizations in the United Kingdom do not conduct or estimate the financial impact of a cyber attack, notes a new report issued Monday by Marsh. Despite a 56% rise in boardroom ownership of

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Builder’s risk policy must cover windows damaged by cleaning on building under construction: Supreme Court of Canada

September 16, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Insurance firms writing an all risks policy for an office building under construction in Edmonton must cover the multi-million dollar cost of replacing windows damaged by cleaning, despite an exclusion for “the cost of making good faulty workmanship,” the Supreme