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.
Crawford & Company welcomes new cyber leader for Canada

Crawford & Company welcomes new cyber leader for Canada

Neal Jardine brings general adjuster experience and academic background in computer science to the role

The rise of cryptojacking: How hackers hog computer CPUs to make money

The rise of cryptojacking: How hackers hog computer CPUs to make money

Affected computers can become unresponsive, slow down and electricity costs can go up

Canadians blame insurance fraud for high auto premiums: Aviva Report

Canadians blame insurance fraud for high auto premiums: Aviva Report

The insurer estimates fraud could cost policyholders up to $2 billion a year

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

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