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December 2016

A Season for Giving

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In recent weeks, our team has joined in OneBeacon’s overall holiday spirit by giving back to local nonprofits. Through donations funded by the OneBeacon Charitable Trust as well as local collections for toys, food and more, it’s been a season for giving. Our Phoenix-based underwriter Denise Oppelt was happy to personally deliver our donation to St. Mary’s Food Bank. We were grateful to learn that our gift will provide nearly 9,000 meals for those struggling with…

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Pay Up or Else: Digital Piracy

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We’re pleased to share our teammate Joe Budzyn’s recent article on ransomware, which was published by Carrier Management. In this piece, Joe defines ransonware, outlines its inherent risks and offers steps for minimizing its impact. For more articles authored by OneBeacon Technology Insurance specialists, visit our website newsroom.

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Stay Security Smart During the Holidays!

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You may have heard the term “botnet” as relates to cybersecurity.  A botnet is a collection of devices that have been infected by a hacker’s program. Hackers routinely scan the internet looking for online devices and once identified, they are probed for security controls. If none are found, the hacker will install a program and add the device to their botnet. Over time, botnets can include millions of devices. Once a device is infected, the…

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Happy Holidays!

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Wishing you all the best during the holiday season! We also invite you to view our holiday card, which includes a poll to help us allocate our annual holiday donation across three worthy nonprofits: Feeding America Habitat for Humanity St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

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West Coast Enhances Technology Expertise

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We’re excited to welcome Ana Raducan who joined our San Francisco team as a Technology Underwriting Consultant. Her ten years of specialized tech experience, including both carrier and broker tenures, are a great complement to our local technology capabilities. Our local staff includes seasoned underwriting and risk control talent, including Underwriting Consultant Mark Sandbergen, who joined us last summer. For more insights on our nationwide capabilities, visit our website! OneBeacon Technology Northwest: Contact us for your…

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Intelligence 2.0: Where Artificial Gets Real

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There are days when we’d prefer for someone else to do the thinking for us – and these days, that wish is not so far-fetched! One of the more opportunistic developments has been the field of artificial intelligence (“AI”). With the overwhelming amount of data available to help us assess and evaluate matters, using AI to rapidly digest information presents a potential sea change in many industries. From language translation to diagnosing and treating cancer,…

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