Business Insurance - _Risk Management en-us Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:07:58 EST 10 Cyber risk management course offered by The Institutes 20150127/NEWS06/150129853 The Institutes on Tuesday said it has launched a course focused on mitigating cyber risk exposures and responding to cyber threats. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:57:54 EST Willis names North America casualty broking chief 20150127/NEWS06/150129854 Willis North America Inc. on Tuesday announced the appointment of Joe Peiser as head of casualty broking. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:44:51 EST Data breach loss capped at $500,000 20150127/NEWS06/150129855 A St. Louis-based supermarket chain has a $500,000 cap on how much it must pay for a data breach it suffered in 2012 and 2013, says a federal court in a case filed by the retailer against its payments processor and merchant bank. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:42:15 EST Natural disaster policy attracts new congressional attention 20150127/NEWS06/150129857 A public debate over federal disaster policy needs to begin in order to determine how best to respond to natural disasters, the chairman of a House panel dealing with emergency management issues said Tuesday. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:35:21 EST Royalties, please. Tom Petty, Sam Smith share coincidental tune 20150127/NEWS06/150129858 Classic rocker Tom Petty and first-time Grammy nominee Sam Smith, an English singer and songwriter, have similar taste in melodies. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:44:06 EST Brown & Brown profit drops on company's reinsurance exit 20150127/NEWS06/150129859 Brown & Brown Inc. reported fourth quarter 2014 net income of $24.6 million, down 47.9% as earnings were hit by a $47.4 million charge as the firm exits its reinsurance brokerage business, the Daytona Beach, Florida-based brokerage said Tuesday. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:33:11 EST Property/casualty insurance pricing dips in last quarter 20150127/NEWS06/150129860 Pricing in the commercial property/casualty insurance market dipped slightly in the fourth quarter of 2014, a study released Tuesday by the Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers finds. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:58:25 EST Oppenheimer to pay $20M over improper stock sales 20150127/NEWS06/150129862 (Reuters) — Oppenheimer & Co. will pay $20 million to settle two U.S. government cases stemming from allegations the firm improperly sold penny stocks and ignored red flags. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:46:07 EST Singapore ups ante in cyber security fight 20150127/NEWS06/150129863 (Reuters) — Singapore is gearing up for a crackdown on cyber crime with the launch of a central agency and the appointment of a minister in charge of cyber security, the government said on Tuesday, as the wealthy city-state grapples with a rise in... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:33:57 EST Cyber risk grading service launched 20150126/NEWS06/150129875 Cyber risk assessment and data breach services company Network Standard Corp., which does business as NetDiligence, will offer SecurityScorecard Inc.' Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:05:27 EST