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COVID-19: Cyber Attacks Increasing

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In  uncertain or chaotic times, the last thing many of us think about is Cyber security. Cyber criminals will take advantage of such distraction and create new ways of targeting the public. That is the case currently, where several types of new attacks have been discovered that leverage the public’s concern generated by COVID-19. So as you are surfing the web for information or trying to adjust to a remote work situation, please be sure…

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A New Decade, Same Cyber Problems

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It’s a new year and a new decade, a time for predictions and resolutions. But we don’t need a crystal ball to predict that keeping pace with the increasing number of ever-evolving cyber threats will be challenging for businesses, governments and individuals this year and beyond, and that demand for cyber security skills will continue to be on the rise.

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Sharing our Specialized Expertise: Tech’s Elizabeth Marazzo Presents to ICANN

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We always appreciate opportunities to share our expertise with our partners and customers. Recently, OneBeacon Technology risk control specialist Elizabeth Marazzo presented at ICANN’s annual meeting in Culver City. ICANN, or the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, is a nonprofit organization with about 140 employees that helps to ensure the internet’s stable and secure operation. Elizabeth was honored for this opportunity to speak to our valued customer about ergonomics and enjoyed getting to…

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Intern Insights: Surveying Risk

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Recently, underwriting interns Eric Benson and Jakob Krull visited TLC Electronics, Inc. to perform a risk control survey along with Technology’s Risk Control Specialist, Norine McVann and Underwriter, Andrew Doonan. They toured the facility and participated in a Q&A with the insurance buyer and facilities management team. This opportunity allowed Eric and Jakob to gain some hands on experience with this side of the insurance industry and they learned about many aspects of risk control,…

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Hurricanes, Before and After

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This article was authored by Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB) and originally published on their online Knowledge Center.  Planning for a Hurricane Take action now to help protect equipment and prevent property damage. Wind: A hurricane is defined and classified by wind velocity. Any hurricane force wind is capable of doing damage to structures and exposed equipment. Every structure and exposed equipment item should be evaluated as to its susceptibility to hurricane damage. It is best…

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#RIMS2019

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We’re in Boston this week attending the RIMS 2019 Annual Conference and Exhibition! This is the largest risk event of the year, which includes educational sessions on risk-related topics, in addition to thought leadership and innovation presentations. We’re looking forward to this eventful week, and the opportunities for collaboration and networking with industry colleagues.

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Traveling with Company-Issued Devices

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Traveling with Company-Issued Devices When traveling for business, we typically travel with company-issued devices such as laptops, mobile phones or tablets.  During these trips it is important to be mindful that your device could be targeted for access to both corporate and personal information. According to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, economic espionage is a growing threat that costs the U.S. economy billions of dollars annually. Theft attempts by foreign competitors and…

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