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Standard would help enhance flood resilience of new communities: report

September 26, 2017 by Angela Stelmakowich

Research out of the University of Waterloo recommends a Canadian standard for new flood-resilient residential communities, one that employs almost two dozen best practices, be developed to bolster protection and reduce water-related losses. Requiring that new homes not be built

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U.S. “quiet car” safety standard to help prevent thousands of pedestrian injuries once fully implemented: NHTSA

November 16, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Pedestrian protection is the driving force behind a federal “quiet car” safety standard adopted by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that will require an audible alert on all newly manufactured light-duty hybrid vehicles (HVs)

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Cognitive computing platform to help companies implement anti-bribery management system: OutsideIQ

October 17, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Outside Intelligence has announced the availability of a cognitive computing platform to help businesses meet the guidelines of the new International Organization for Standardization (ISO) anti-bribery standard, ISO 37001. The platform produces automated due diligence reports – which businesses can

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Non-compliance with Payment Card Industry standard can result in host of issues for insurers: ICRMC speaker

April 4, 2016 Jason Contant, Online Editor

Failure to comply with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard can potentially result in a host of “nasty things” happening to those without coverage, attendees to the 2016 International Cyber Risk Management Conference (ICRMC) heard last week. Matthew