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.
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 …

You’ve been hacked

You’ve been hacked

What can brokers learn in the wake of the latest data breaches?

Burns & Wilcox Canada to exclusively distribute Node International’s cyber liability coverage

Burns & Wilcox Canada to exclusively distribute Node International’s cyber liability coverage

The policy is meant for brokers’ small to medium-sized business clients

CyberScout brings new cyber protection offering to Canadian insurers, policyholders

CyberScout brings new cyber protection offering to Canadian insurers, policyholders

Features include a password vault and browser with real-time security alerts

Ontario could be a leader in autonomous vehicles: JLT Canada Public Sector Summit

Ontario could be a leader in autonomous vehicles: JLT Canada Public Sector Summit

Harsh weather and challenging driving conditions could serve as ideal testing ground

Equifax takes down customer service web page after ‘malicious content’ found

Equifax takes down customer service web page after ‘malicious content’ found

The company confirmed that its systems were not compromised by the content

Final count is that 8,000 Canadians, 145.5 million Americans affected by Equifax breach

Final count is that 8,000 Canadians, 145.5 million Americans affected by Equifax breach

The information comes from a completed forensic investigation into impacted customers

Aviva enhances identity theft coverage

Aviva enhances identity theft coverage

The insurer has increased its policy limit for all expense claims related to an incident

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