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  • Ironshore establishes computer emergency response team to help policyholders with cyber response August 22, 2017 7:57 pm
    New York-based Ironshore Inc. is taking steps to help manage cyber claims for all in-force policies, regardless of line, with the launch of a dedicated computer response team. Comprised of cyber claims co-ordinators representing each of the insurer’s specialty lines… The post Ironshore establishes computer emergency response team to help policyholders with cyber response appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
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  • Ontario auto accident benefits priority dispute, involving driver convicted of having no insurance, could reach Supreme Court of Canada August 22, 2017 7:27 pm
    Can an Ontario auto insurer, in a priority dispute over which insurer should be responsible for paying a claimant accident benefits, be able to argue that a motorist convicted of driving without insurance was in fact insured by the insurer… The post Ontario auto accident benefits priority dispute, involving driver convicted of having no insurance, could reach Supreme Court of Canada appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
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  • Heavy rains lead to water rescues in Kansas City area August 22, 2017 7:06 pm
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Several streets were flooded and blocked off from traffic in the Kansas City area on Tuesday after overnight rains pounded the region, prompting numerous rescues of stranded motorists and others who scrambled to safety atop rooftops.… The post Heavy rains lead to water rescues in Kansas City area appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    Jason Contant
  • Why CRU Chose Kespry for Drone Insurance Inspections August 22, 2017 6:54 pm
    Kespry, a leading aerial intelligence platform provider, recently announced that its technology will be used by the CRU Group (Catastrophe Response Unit Adjusters) to support the company’s global insurance claims operations. The announcement of the relationship with CRU is an… The post Why CRU Chose Kespry for Drone Insurance Inspections appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
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  • CDL – Accident Benefits Fall Classic August 22, 2017 6:26 pm
    Ontario’s best CLE designed by and for AB lawyers. This is the place where you will get the most up to date information on developments in Accident Benefits. Canadian Defence Lawyer’s annual program has become an integral part of your… The post CDL – Accident Benefits Fall Classic appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    Enza DelCogliano
  • Worldwide spending on IT security products and services to reach US$86.4 billion in 2017: Gartner August 22, 2017 6:16 pm
    Worldwide spending on information technology security products and services will reach US$86.4 billion in 2017, an increase of 7% over 2016, according to the latest forecast from Gartner, Inc. Spending is expected to continue its growth to US$93 billion in 2018, the Stamford, Conn.-based research and advisory company said in a press release last week. Within the infrastructure protection segment, Gartner forecasts fast growth in the security testing market (albeit from a small base) due to continued data breaches and growing demands for application security testing as part of… The post Worldwide spending on IT security products and services to reach US$86.4 billion in 2017: Gartner appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
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  • La commandite nationale de La Garantie à la WICC démontre notre appui inconditionnel à la lutte contre le cancer August 22, 2017 6:08 pm
    Toronto (Ontario) – La Garantie, Compagnie d’Assurance de l’Amérique du Nord (La Garantie) se joint à L’Industrie de l’assurance contre le cancer (WICC) en tant que commanditaire national Platine pour une autre période de trois ans. Ce partenariat renouvelé entre… The post La commandite nationale de La Garantie à la WICC démontre notre appui inconditionnel à la lutte contre le cancer appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    Linda Domenichini
  • The Guarantee’s WICC National Sponsorship Demonstrates Resilient Fight Against Cancer August 22, 2017 6:02 pm
    Toronto, ON – The Guarantee Company of North America (The Guarantee) joins the Women in Insurance Cancer Crusade (WICC) for another three-year term as a National Platinum Sponsor. The Guarantee’s continued partnership with WICC demonstrates solidarity with other members of the… The post The Guarantee’s WICC National Sponsorship Demonstrates Resilient Fight Against Cancer appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
    Linda Domenichini
  • B.C. Green Party leader to re-introduce ridesharing legislation in the fall August 22, 2017 3:34 pm
    The leader of the BC Green Party said on Monday that he will re-introduce legislation this fall to enable ridesharing in the province. Andrew Weaver said in a press release that he has twice introduced the Ridesharing Enabling Act, once in April 2016 and again in February 2017. “All parties want to see B.C. be a leader in the emerging economy,” Weaver said in the release. “To do so, government must take a proactive, responsive approach that considers the wide ranging impacts of technological innovation. Vancouver is the largest… The post B.C. Green Party leader to re-introduce ridesharing legislation in the fall appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
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  • Cybercriminals used WannaCry epidemic to promote fraudulent services, Kaspersky report says August 22, 2017 2:48 pm
    Cybercriminals involved in spam distribution tried to capitalize on public fears of the WannaCry ransomware epidemic with spam and phishing emails offering cyber protection, a new report from Kaspersky Lab has found. The Spam and phishing in Q2 2017 report,… The post Cybercriminals used WannaCry epidemic to promote fraudulent services, Kaspersky report says appeared first on Canadian Underwriter.
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