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.
Google says phones, tablets also affected by newly discovered security issue

Google says phones, tablets also affected by newly discovered security issue

Devices that use ARM processors will require software updates

Google discovers ‘serious’ flaws in Intel and other chips

Google discovers ‘serious’ flaws in Intel and other chips

Intel says it’s working on a patch to address the vulnerability

Companies must focus on managing cyberattacks, not eliminating them

Companies must focus on managing cyberattacks, not eliminating them

Experts say hacking is getting more dangerous, sophisticated and difficult to prevent

The next big risk for the oil and gas sector?

The next big risk for the oil and gas sector?

The president of Lloyd’s Canada shares his thoughts on oil, cyber and the sharing economy

Uber says 815,000 Canadians affected by data breach as investigation launched

Uber says 815,000 Canadians affected by data breach as investigation launched

Approximately 57 million accounts worldwide were affected

Privacy commissioner opens formal investigation into Uber data breach

Privacy commissioner opens formal investigation into Uber data breach

Uber has yet to say how many Canadians may have been affected

How to tackle auto insurance fraud

How to tackle auto insurance fraud

We talked to Gordon Rasbach, Aviva Canada’s VP of fraud management

Artificial intelligence to fuel a new cybersecurity race, say experts

Artificial intelligence to fuel a new cybersecurity race, say experts

Cybercrime costs the economy an estimated $3 billion to $5 billion a year

Ontario changing auto insurance system; aiming to tackle fraud, lower rates

Ontario changing auto insurance system; aiming to tackle fraud, lower rates

The province estimates fraud costs as much as $1.6 billion per year

MPs give Equifax Canada’s chief privacy officer a rough ride over data breach

MPs give Equifax Canada’s chief privacy officer a rough ride over data breach

Company criticized for limiting free credit monitoring for breach victims to one year

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