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WannaCry attack exposes the risks of an interconnected online world

The massive WannaCry cyberattack on 12 May 2017 demonstrates the need to insure against the risks created in today’s interconnected online world. WannaCry – also...
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The risks from election hacking

Allegations of election hacking in the United States have exposed the vulnerability of modern political systems to outside interference. The reaction to the hacking...

From the UK

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BIBA calls for tax break as car premiums hit 6-year high

The British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA) has called for a tax break for telematics-based insurance products after car premiums reached their highest levels in...
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Ageas’ Back Me Up mobile-based insurance targets Millennials

Insurance giant Ageas seeks to transform how Millennials protect their gadgets and other valued possessions with the launch of Back Me Up—a Tinder-inspired mobile...

In Europe

Catalonia political turmoil risks hurting Spanish economy

Separatism has emerged as one of the greatest threats to economic and political stability in today’s world. Catalonia, the region around Barcelona, is threatening...
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AXA testing Blockchain with new flight delay insurance product

French insurer AXA launches new flight delay insurance product based on the latest Blockchain technology that offers automatic compensation to travellers who have their...

Around the World

Catalonia political turmoil risks hurting Spanish economy

Separatism has emerged as one of the greatest threats to economic and political stability in today’s world. Catalonia, the region around Barcelona, is threatening...
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Insurers to capitalise on Saudi Arabia lifting women driving ban

Insurers are set to profit from the recent Saudi Arabia announcement to end a longstanding royal policy that prohibited women from obtaining licenses, and...

Technology

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AXA testing Blockchain with new flight delay insurance product

French insurer AXA launches new flight delay insurance product based on the latest Blockchain technology that offers automatic compensation to travellers who have their...
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Latest Equifax breach is creating a cybersecurity fatigue

The greatest danger from massive cyberattacks like the Equifax hack is “data breach fatigue.” Data breach fatigue occurs when people simply stop paying attention to...

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