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Weekly Brief | Japanese insurance firm replaces 34 staff with AI + more stories

By: Kevin Jessop Date: January 05, 2017

Latest news in the Risk Management world IBM Study: Businesses More likely to Pay Ransomware than Consumers ibm | January 05, 2017 Security today announced results from a study finding 70 percent of businesses infected with ransomware have paid ransom to regain access to business data and systems. Russian malware is found in ransomware used […]

Weekly Brief | 2016 in Review – Top Trends

By: Kevin Jessop Date: December 29, 2016

Latest news in the Risk Management world Top 12 Insurance Trends and News Stories of 2016: Countdown insurancejournal | December 29, 2016   In the year 2016, as in past years, there were the familiar or continuing stories including reinsurers still wishing and hoping for a hardening market; property/casualty insurance carriers reporting financial results dampened […]

Weekly Brief | Chernobyl Reindeer still Radioactive + more stories

By: Kevin Jessop Date: December 22, 2016

Latest news in the Risk Management world Reindeer are still very radioactive 30 years after Chernobyl businessinsider | December 22, 2016 The holiday spirit might not totally explain what makes Rudolph’s nose glow so bright. Thirty years after a nuclear power plant exploded at Chernobyl, the reindeer that walk the picturesque, snow-capped mountains of Scandanavia […]

Weekly Brief | Wells Fargo Failed its “Living Will” Test + more stories

By: Kevin Jessop Date: December 15, 2016

Latest news in the Risk Management world Wells Fargo failed its ‘living will’ test a second time and is on the brink of sanctions businessinsider | December 15, 2016   Wells Fargo’s plan for how it would resolve its business in the event of a crisis was again rejected by regulators on Tuesday, putting it […]

Weekly Brief | Supreme Court Upholds Hurricane Katrina Fraud Verdict + more stories

By: Kevin Jessop Date: December 08, 2016

Latest news in the Risk Management world Supreme Court Upholds Hurricane Katrina Fraud Verdict Against State Farm npr | December 08, 2016 The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a jury verdict finding that State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. defrauded the federal government after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast in 2005. Silicon Valley Is […]

Weekly Brief | Attack Crashes Deutsche Telekom Internet Routers + more stories

By: Kevin Jessop Date: December 01, 2016

Latest news in the Risk Management world Attack Crashes Deutsche Telekom Internet Routers wsj | December 01, 2016   An attack hit nearly one million home internet routers of Deutsche Telekom customers, knocking them offline, the latest in a string of similar events that have revealed vulnerabilities in home devices connected to the internet.   […]

Weekly Brief | Thanksgiving Makes Us Sleepy + more stories

By: Kevin Jessop Date: November 23, 2016

Latest news in the Risk Management world Here’s the Real Reason Thanksgiving Makes You Sleepy wired | November 23, 2016   Here’s the Real Reason Thanksgiving Makes You Sleepy   A Harvard psychologist explains how to have civil Thanksgiving arguments businessinsider | November 23, 2016   Hard as it might be, the best thing to […]

Weekly Brief | Snowden Leaks and Our Ominous Future + more stories

By: Kevin Jessop Date: November 17, 2016

Latest news in the Risk Management world Cybergovernance: 3 Initiatives for the First 100 Days cybernance | November 17, 2016 A new administration’s priorities are often set within its first 100 days. What should the new administration do to help the country achieve greater levels of cyber maturity and risk mitigation? America’s Top Spy Talks […]

Weekly Brief | Obamacare is close to death after Trump’s election + more stories

By: Kevin Jessop Date: November 10, 2016

Latest news in the Risk Management world We should all remember what’s at stake with a new POTUS diversifiedinsurance | November 10, 2016 Cook wrote an email to Apple employees reminding them that “the only way to move forward is to move forward together,” Yahoo Admits Staff Discovered 500M Hack In 2014… Two Years Before […]

We should all remember what’s at stake with a new POTUS

By: Kevin Jessop Date: November 10, 2016

This is good advice for all. Tim Cook spoke at this year’s Utah Tech Council Hall of Fame Dinner though his words at that event were not quite this profound. His message is one from which we and all of our colleagues can benefit. Cook wrote an email to Apple employees reminding them that “the […]