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AIR Executive: Regulatory Expansion Drives Cyber Market

Dec 18, 2018 Scott Stransky, assistant vice president and director of emerging risk modeling, AIR Worldwide, said evolving cyberrisk models can’t predict the next breach...

New Jersey Agent Allegedly Ran $10 Million Health Insurance Scheme

Dec 18, 2018 A licensed insurance agent and financial adviser faces charges of conspiring to defraud three Blue Cross Blue Shield affiliates out of more than...

PwC Partner: To Support Women’s Financial Futures, Focus on Key Moments

Dec 18, 2018 Jane Portas, partner, PwC, said directing attention to key life points through human resources and market solutions will help improve women’...

Sompo Names Overseas CEO

Dec 18, 2018 Sompo Holdings Ltd. has appointed John Charman as chief executive officer of overseas insurance, a segment representing more than 27% of Sompo Holdings group adjusted profit. Nigel...

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Worldwide Facilities Adds Ives as Broker, Cannabis Specialist in Washington

Dec 18, 2018 Worldwide Facilities has named Norman Ives to the management and brokerage team in its NutraRisk division, which specializes in cannabis, nutraceuticals...

Study Shows Arkansas Auto Insurance Rates Lowest in South Central Region

Dec 18, 2018 Auto insurance rates are the lowest in the South Central region and 17th lowest in the nation, a study by the National Association of Insurance...

Second Earthquake in 4 Days Shakes Eastern Tennessee

Dec 18, 2018 An earthquake centered in eastern Tennessee also was felt in three other states. The U.S. Geological Survey website says the epicenter of the magnitude 3.0 earthquake...

Indiana Gets $521K Federal Grant for Statewide Smoke Detector Installations

Dec 18, 2018 Indiana has received more than a half-million dollars in federal funding to kick off a campaign to install 10,000 smoke detectors in homes around the...

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Rain Set to Drench Northeast Over Christmas Holiday

Dec 18, 2018 The U.S. Northeast is more apt to get mud this Christmas than snow. A storm system approaching the region this weekend will dump rain on New York, Boston and Washington as...

South Dakota Researcher Developing Fire Risk Estimation Tool

Dec 18, 2018 South Dakota’s state fire meteorologist is part of a coalition using satellite technology to notify fire managers when fuels are abnormally dry. Darren Clabo, a...

Speed a Factor in Fatal Arizona Crash of Medical Helicopter

Dec 18, 2018 Three years after a medical helicopter crashed and killed the pilot and a nurse outside Phoenix, Ariz., a paramedic who became the lone survivor can still feel the cold and...

Report Says 2016 California Wildfire Fight too Costly

Dec 18, 2018 When a wildfire burned across Big Sur two years ago and threatened hundreds of homes scattered on the scenic hills, thousands of firefighters responded with overwhelming force,...