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True Tales of the Data Breach Hotline

January 14, 2020

A cyber breach can strike panic and lead to rushed decisions, but these on-call claim professionals helped to achieve happy endings for clients at their...

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2019's Top Cyber Risks: Finding solutions in vulnerability

December 16, 2019

Fourteen seconds. That was the prediction in 2017 on how often a business would endure a cyberattack by 2019. By October 2019, however, the actual figure...

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Savvy global travelers have a trained eye on Political Risk

December 03, 2019

The next time your travels find you in a foreign country, look around. Chances are you will find clues to that country’s political and credit risks. Because...

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Where there's smoke there's environmental exposure

December 02, 2019

The combustion triangle is fairly easy to understand. A fire needs only three things present to burn: Oxygen, Heat and Fuel. Beyond that, the equation...

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E-cigarettes, an emerging risk

October 28, 2019

E-cigarettes have been on our watchlist of emerging risks for the past several years. A recent outbreak of severe pulmonary disease in the U.S., coupled...

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New EU Regulations on Medical Devices Explained

May 10, 2018

What do pacemakers, condoms and dental fillings have in common? They are all classified medical devices that serve a medical purpose. And because humans...

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Doing good is growing more dangerous: Why NGOs are stepping up their threat protection

March 14, 2018

In January 2018, in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, armed attackers stormed the offices of Save the Children, an international non-governmental...

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Size of social engineering attacks growing

May 09, 2017

Businesses around the world are facing greater exposure to social engineering attacks, and the stakes are getting a lot higher.​Only a few years ago, a...

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Emerging Risk Report_Q1 2017

March 29, 2017

XL Catlin’s Emerging Risk Task Force actively monitors a wide array of emerging risks to provide our underwriters, as well as clients, with pertinent information...

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Healthcare Data Breaches: Managing and Responding to Regulatory and Litigation Risks

January 10, 2017

A flurry of data breach activity has recently struck the healthcare sector, resulting in increasing litigation and regulatory scrutiny.  Healthcare companies,...

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The Globalization of Environmental Protection

April 20, 2016

Origins in the 1960s​Two momentous trends with origins in the 1960s are beginning to converge: globalization and robust environmental protection.​Globalization...

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Lets Talk Dr Graeme Smith on Mobile Autonomy

March 18, 2016

Dr Graeme Smith is a recognised expert in Advanced Vehicle Control systems and the Connected Car, and holds several patents in the areas of Adaptive Cruise...

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Cyber risk is bigger than an IT issue

March 10, 2016

One thing is becoming clear about cyber risks: the problem is much bigger than any organization’s information technology department.My background as an...

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Every Business’ Nightmare – Violence in the Workplace

January 29, 2016

In August 1986, a 44-year old part-time letter carrier from Edmond, Oklahoma was reprimanded after a heated argument with two supervisors. At approximately...

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Is Cyber Liability Coverage as Essential as PandC Coverage

May 18, 2015

This article is reprinted from the March 2015 issue of Insights, a professional journal by the CPCU Society. It has been reproduced here with permission...

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Empowered to prevent property losses: Online tool helps clients take action with data

March 11, 2015

The devil is often in the details. In other words, problems arise when attention is not paid to details. When managing property risks, attention to details...

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Don't Let Your Ho Ho Ho Turn into Bah Humbug

November 10, 2014

As we head into this holiday season full of family, joy and celebration, it is a good time to remember to be smart and cautious in the cyber world.  This...

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Envisioning Sustainable Infrastructure: An Interview with Tim Psomas

November 10, 2014

Envision™, the rating system developed by the non-profit Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI), has credentialed some 1,800 Envision Sustainability...

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Temporary workers. Full-time risk exposure.

October 31, 2014

Contributors: Mike McKinley, CRM, CIC, CRIS,  Doug Millner, CRIS, and Joe BinkowskiIt should come as no surprise to anyone reading this article that the...

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Insuring Multinational Business, Exceptionally

September 04, 2014

—With nearly 200 sovereign nations, creating and managing global insurance programs can be a big challenge. That is one reason that XL Group has established...

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On the Business End of a Stiletto: Could E-Tracking Cargo Save Your Life?

June 20, 2014

Mark Twain said: “Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society.”Thus fashion weathered the recession with positive, if not...

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The Diabetic Cyborg

April 17, 2014

The EpidemicThe WHO (World Health Organization) reports that 347 million people around the world have diabetes. Diabetics are twice as likely to die prematurely,...

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Let's Talk about Risk

March 31, 2014

A staggering variety of tools designed to provide insight and help improve decision-making is available to risk managers today. Most of them utilize advanced...

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The Age of Innovation in China and India

March 13, 2014

On the FoothillsChina and India: the next great economic frontiers. Two countries, abundant in culture and rich in human resources, home to 2.6 billion...

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From shop floor to boardroom: the changing face of risk management

January 14, 2014

The past decade has seen some spectacular business meltdowns, from energy company Enron through retailer Woolworths Group PLC to the recent leadership...

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3D Printing the Human Body

September 13, 2013

The skull: the guardian and cradle of our most precious human organ, the brain.An average anatomy class of 100 students shares 5 skull models. Now 3D-printed...

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Limmex: A Swiss Beacon of Hope for the World?

September 04, 2013

The Aging Global PopulationPeople are getting older. According to the World Health Organization, by 2050, the number of people over 60 will more than triple,...

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Genome Sequencing: What It Could Mean For Health and Human Rights

August 08, 2013

Disruptive TechnologyDisruptive technology is innovation which upends an industry, engenders an entirely new market, or fundamentally alters the way society...

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Lets Talk Programmes internationaux et RC aux Etats Unis

Les États-Unis sont l’une des plus grandes économies au monde. Il est donc naturel que nombre d’entreprises cherchent à s’y implanter. En même temps, l’environnement...

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assurance de bijoux au Festival de Cannes

Grand-messe du cinéma mondial, le tapis rouge du Festival de Cannes dévoile chaque année  les parures les plus belles et les plus précieuses.  Des bijoux...

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