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#TECNA17

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This week finds our team in Waterloo, Canada, attending the annual Technology Councils of North America (TECNA) conference. This mid-summer gathering is an opportunity to hear from a variety of keynote speakers, enjoy breakout sessions and network with TECNA friends old and new, while exploring this Silicon Valley-like area  that is home to world-leading technology research and more. We are proud sponsors of this event as well and appreciate the opportunity!  

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Beating the Heat in NYC!

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Although the mercury read well over 90 degrees, it didn’t deter over 85 producers from attending our most recent Product Fair held at The Liberty in New York City! This is the second OneBeacon Product Fair to take place this year, following a successful event in Atlanta in early May. These “trade-show” style gatherings are an opportunity for showcasing our products, services and expertise to local producers. Six OneBeacon Technology team members joined their OneBeacon…

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Tech-Related Risk Experts Conference

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This week, we’re in Orlando, attending TechAssure‘s Spring Conference. It’s a great opportunity to network with brokers who similarly specialize in insuring the technology industry. Today, OneBeacon Technology President Mary Fisk-Bieker led a session on the risks associated with the on-demand/sharing economy. We appreciated the opportunity and look forward to another full day tomorrow!

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Connecting with Tech CEOs

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If you’re in Boise, Idaho this week, then we suspect you may attending the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA) CEO Summit. Chris Moede is representing our team and sponsorship at this annual conference. Yesterday, he provided attendees with a brief overview of our capabilities and the targeted risk management opportunities available for TECNA members. We appreciate this opportunity to get to better know our TECNA friends old and new!  

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Cybersecurity Insights = RSA Conference

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This week, we’re in San Francisco for the annual RSA Conference, a global information security conference and exposition. We’re appreciating the opportunity to hear from many cybersecurity experts firsthand, including the keynote Cryptographers’ Panel. This group reviewed the latest advances in cryptography, including research areas to watch in 2017 and new threats facing the field.  

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Artificial Intelligence on the ECIA Phoenix Agenda

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As technology insurance specialists, we appreciate opportunities to share expertise with our industry partners and colleagues. Next week, Risk Control Manager Tushar Nandwana will speak at the Electonic Components Industry Association’s (ECIA) regional event in Phoenix. Tushar will discuss artificial intelligence, including the growth of this technology. He will also review the proliferation of its use in existing and new applications, and potential concerns or hazards. For additional information about ECIA and this event, visit the…

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Orlando Beyond Disney: ECIA Regional Series

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This is a busy conference day for us! Joe Budzyn is in Orlando as a featured speaker for today’s Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) regional conference. Joe will speak to the group late this afternoon in a session titled “Cybersecurity: Are You Protected and Prepared?” From hacking and phishing to outright theft and vandalism, he will share his expertise for minimizing business exposures and losses from cyber events. For insights on this topic, feel free…

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See you at PLUS?

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We are in Chicago this week attending the annual PLUS conference and wonder if we’ll see you there. OneBeacon is well-represented with our Entertainment, Financial Institutions, Financial Services and Technology teams on site to connect with industry friends old and new. Our Management Liability business is also here and participating on a panel titled “Are Management Liability Exposures for Law Firms Changing?” Practice leader Stacy Paquet joins three panelists to discuss law firm management exposures,…

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Industry Experts Talk Cybersecurity

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Fittingly, cybersecurity experts from the insurance and legal fields are sharing expertise during October’s National Cyber Security & Awareness Month courtesy of NetDiligence. The group is hosting its fall Cyber Security & Privacy Liability Forum this week, with OneBeacon Technology Insurance leaders in attendance. In fact, OneBeacon Technology SVP & Cyber product lead David Molitano is a panelist during a breakout session titled “Security of Payments.” The panel will address mobile payment platforms, tokenization and…

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