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Cyber attacks could include ‘extorting a security guard to look the other way,’ RIMS Canada speaker warns

Cyber extortion can take several different forms, including attempts to blackmail employees into giving away sensitive information, and different insurers have different cyber policy wordings to deal with extortion, RIMS Canada Conference speakers suggested Monday. In addition to “plain Jane

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Deloitte says email cyberattack affected ‘very few clients’

LONDON – Accounting firm Deloitte says it has launched a thorough investigation into a cyberattack that hit its email system. The company said in a statement Monday that the breach had affected “very few clients” and that government authorities were

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Volunteers Wanted

With the risk landscape changing, RIMS president Nowell Seaman says the organization welcomes risk professionals who are dedicated, passionate and want to better understand and manage risk.

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Economical recommits support for Prostate Cancer Canada with $17,000 to help men realize importance of early detection

Karen Kaminska (left), Regional Vice-President, Atlantic Region, Economical Insurance, presents $17,000 in sponsorship funding to Ellen Townshend, Executive Director, Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic Region, for the four Wake Up Call Breakfast events in Saint John on September 26, Moncton on

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New President Announced for the Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association

(Toronto – September 25, 2017 – InsPRESS)  The Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association is pleased to announce that Monica Kuzyk, FCIP, C. Dir., was inaugurated as the association’s 33rd president. Kuzyk assumed the role from outgoing president, Heather Matthews, during the

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Insured damages exceeds $124 million from Windsor August floods: CatIQ, IBC

Floods in late August in Windsor, Ont. resulted in more than $124 million in losses to the industry, Insurance Bureau of Canada suggested Monday. “From August 28 – 29, a slow-moving area of low pressure produced significant rainfall over areas

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Join The Honorable Order Of The Blue Goose Ontario For Its Annual Initiation Ceremony

The Honorable Order of the Blue Goose Ontario Initiation Ceremony Exclusive for Ganders & Goslings only Wednesday, October 18, 2017 5:30pm Cash Bar 6:00pm Initiation Commences Food/Networking to follow Spoke Club 600 King Street W, Toronto, ON M5V 1M3 The

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Turn your receivables into revenue with FIRST Canada

Get ready for year end Avoid the year-end scramble to clear up your outstanding receivables and turn write-offs into revenue. The industry leader in payment solutions, FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada (FIRST Canada) can provide convenient payment options to clear

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AIG changes organizational structure, adds “standalone technology platform”

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) announced on Monday that it will transition to General Insurance and Life & Retirement segments, as well as a new “standalone, technology-enabled platform.” AIG said in a statement that it is planning to make changes

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Intact’s acquisition of OneBeacon Insurance Group expected to close this week

Intact Financial Corporation (IFC) announced on Monday that it has obtained all regulatory approvals required to complete the previously announced proposed acquisition of OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. The acquisition is expected to close on or about Sept. 28, IFC said

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