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Subrogation Counsel, Data Breaches, And Cybersecurity

What do you really know about the strengths and weakness of the cybersecurity measures taken by the subrogation counsel and recovery vendors you engage to assist with subrogation recoveries? This past April, Yahoo entered into a $117.5 million settlement in …

Missouri’s Freshman Senator Taking on Candy Crush

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley is taking on the tech industry, including apps and tools aimed at children. Hawley last week introduced legislation that would ban “pay-to-win” apps like Candy Crush that he said are targeted …

How High-Tech Use by Young Agents Is Changing the Way the Insurance Industry Operates

San Diego, CA, 05/23/12 – Tech-savvy young independent insurance agents are changing how the property/casualty insurance industry operates, a new survey reveals. Jason D. Cass, owner of the JDC Insurance Group based in Centralia, Ill., who also serves as chair …

Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation Harnesses New Technology to Reach Independent Agents

Walnut Creek, CA, 12/08/11 – The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) will make use of the new technologies available through the Virtual Insurance Marketplace to bring the organization’s philanthropic message to independent agents. Hank Haldeman, Executive Vice President and IICF …

Google Argues Against U.S. Online Piracy Bill

Google Inc warned U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday that proposed legislation to crack down on foreign websites selling pirated U.S. movies, music or other counterfeit goods goes too far and could depress investment. The legislation has pit Internet giants, consumer groups …

Shell Uses Internet to Show Nigeria Oil Spill Data

Royal Dutch Shell PLC long has argued that thieves are to blame for most of the oil spills coming from pipelines in Nigeria’s crude-producing southern delta. Now the company is trying to prove that claim in real time on the …

California Data Spill Shows Risk of Online Health Records

Until recently, medical files belonging to nearly 300,000 Californians sat unsecured on the Internet for the entire world to see. There were insurance forms, Social Security numbers and doctors’ notes. Among the files were summaries that spelled out, in painstaking …

How to Revolutionize Your Insurance Business with Flexible Technology

Insurance Journal & Epic-Premier Present a Free Webcast: May 12, 2011 – Join us as we demonstrate the advantages and benefits of the advanced technology in ConceptOne™, the Enterprise Management Solution designed specifically for the MGA, Brokerage, Program Administrator and …