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Paris climate agreement presents ‘particular risks’ for shale fuel producers: Willis Towers Watson

July 5, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

An international agreement to limit carbon emissions, regulations requiring some natural resources firms to have cash on hand to decommission facilities and the threat of cyber attack are among the risks cited by senior executives in a Willis Towers Watson

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Just 47% of corporations have cyber security strategy to combat employee blackmail, bribes to gain access to corporate information: report

July 5, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The lion’s share of surveyed IT decision-makers at large multinational corporations may be aware that employees are being employed to gain access to information, but about half of respondents do not have a cyber security strategy to prevent such behaviour.

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Tipping Point

July 2, 2016 Richard Clark, Business Development Director, Xuber, a CSC company

It appears that surveyed reinsurers have finally reached the technology tipping point. Digitization is now seen as key to the change that must unfold. It is believed that those who quickly move to create solutions that are grounded in modern technology, taking into account how insurance is bought, sold and managed, will be the most likely winners.

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Malware an increasingly efficient, effective way to perpetrate data breaches

June 28, 2016 by Angela Stelmakowich

Everything is going automatic – and those looking to perpetrate data breaches with malware are no different – emphasizing the need for individuals and organizations to be better prepared to keep the cyber door closed to potential threats. With the

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Cyber security enters U.S. manufacturers’ Top 10 risks: BDO

June 22, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Cyber security now ranks among the Top 10 risk factors of manufacturers south of the border, notes a report issued Tuesday by accounting and consulting organization BDO USA, LLP. The lion’s share of manufacturers in the United States analyzed in

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Cyber security awareness training critical for businesses, data breaches changing online behaviours

May 27, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Employees need to become advocates of cyber security to reduce associated risks and help better protect the businesses for which they work, suggests Joe Ferrara, president and CEO of Pittsburgh-based Wombat Security Technologies. “Security awareness training has become a business-critical

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Vast majority of tested applications have at least one vulnerability: cyber security report

April 20, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Cyber criminals are increasingly making use of malware-as-a-service, an issue of concern given that 97% of applications tested by Trustwave in 2015 had at least one vulnerability, note findings from the 2016 Trustwave Global Security Report. While the lion’s share