Cyber & Fraud

Cyber & FraudEmerging cyber risk offers challenges and new opportunities to brokers and insurers struggling to keep up with the pace and frequency of attacks and finding solutions for clients. On the fraud side, staged accidents and loosely-regulated medical assessment companies have plagued the auto insurance sector in Ontario with millions of dollars in fraudulent claims in recent years.
Uber hack raises disclosure concerns, calls for stronger data protection

Uber hack raises disclosure concerns, calls for stronger data protection

New Canadian legislation requiring disclosure of breaches is on the way

Uber isn’t saying how many Canadians were affected by year-old hack

Uber isn’t saying how many Canadians were affected by year-old hack

The company also admits it paid the hackers $100,000 to destroy the stolen information

BHSI launches new cyber coverage, risk management resource product

BHSI launches new cyber coverage, risk management resource product

The new solution is for large commercial and financial institutions clients

Chubb launches rapid response app for cyber incidents

Chubb launches rapid response app for cyber incidents

One click of a button connects policyholders to Chubb’s cyber incident response team

VerticalScope confirms user information stolen from six hacked websites

VerticalScope confirms user information stolen from six hacked websites

Stolen information includes usernames, email addresses and encrypted passwords

Saskatchewan police website hacked by apparent supporters of Islamic militants

Saskatchewan police website hacked by apparent supporters of Islamic militants

The chief of police says the hack has no connection to the department’s operations or data

What insurers can learn from Equifax: IBC Regulatory Affairs Symposium

What insurers can learn from Equifax: IBC Regulatory Affairs Symposium

Having a response plan in place before a breach occurs is critical

About one-third of Canadians recently targeted by cyber crime: Accenture

About one-third of Canadians recently targeted by cyber crime: Accenture

The report finds that people want more education to help protect themselves

Cyber attacks ‘more worrisome than all the other stuff’: Bank of Canada governor

Cyber attacks ‘more worrisome than all the other stuff’: Bank of Canada governor

The potential impact of digital threats on the financial services sector was noted in a recent central bank report

Heebie-jeebies for the digital age

Heebie-jeebies for the digital age

We’ve all had our fair share of unsettling experiences, and there’s no better time to talk about them than Halloween, which is just a few …

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