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Orlando shooting highlights lone-wolf terror threat

By: Rob Lenihan

Published June 19, 2016 - 12:01am CST

The Orlando, Florida, nightclub shootings are likely to result in increased security and risk management efforts among publicly accessible businesses.

Florida nightclub shooting

Published June 17, 2016 - 12:01am CST

The mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, and the security issues arising from it are among the Business Insurance week in pictures.

Orlando shooter was employee of global security firm

By: Thomson Reuters

Published June 15, 2016 - 10:58am CST

Before Sunday morning, few Americans had heard of G4S, a security firm that employs more than 610,000 people in 110 countries.

Nightclub shooting highlights risks faced by entertainment venues

By: Rob Lenihan

Published June 13, 2016 - 5:03pm CST

Entertainment venue operators may have to take a hard look at how they protect their establishments in light of Sunday's mass shooting.

Risk-modeled terrorism solution launched by Gallagher's international unit

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published June 07, 2016 - 3:44pm CST

Arthur J. Gallagher, the international brokerage arm of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., has launched a risk-modeled terrorism solution.

U.K. risk model focuses on terror threats

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published June 06, 2016 - 11:23am CST

Pool Reinsurance Co. Ltd. on Monday said it has partnered with Cranfield University and Guy Carpenter & Co. L.L.C. for the development of a terrorism risk model.

Lawsuit filed in connection with San Bernardino terror shooting

By: Stephanie Goldberg

Published May 25, 2016 - 4:23pm CST

A California workers comp insurer has filed a tort claim related to the killing of a man during the Dec. 2 mass shooting.

XL Catlin leads insurance coverage for downed EgyptAir flight

By: Rob Lenihan

Published May 19, 2016 - 1:38pm CST

Marsh is the broker for the airliner carrying 66 passengers that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea.

FM Global ranks locales worldwide by quality of their resilience

By: Rob Lenihan

Published May 10, 2016 - 11:16am CST

The central U.S., known for all sorts of natural hazards, ranks seventh in this year's FM Global Resilience Index — and is the top area of risk in the United States.

European terror attacks drive uptick in event coverage

By: Sarah Veysey

Published May 08, 2016 - 12:01am CST

The deadly terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels have prompted some buyers to add event cancellation and related coverage to their terrorism insurance programs in addition to reassessing their security procedures.

'Anonymous' leaks stolen Kenyan foreign ministry documents

By: Thomson Reuters

Published April 28, 2016 - 2:39pm CST

(Reuters) — Online activists who claim ties to Anonymous said on Thursday they had begun to leak documents from Kenya's foreign ministry as part of a campaign to expose government and corporate corruption across Africa.

Don't skimp on vigilance despite low odds of workplace violence

By: Gloria Gonzalez

Published April 21, 2016 - 8:14am CST

Employers should actively train and encourage their employees look out for and report signs their co-workers could become violent.

Apple refused China request for source code

By: Thomson Reuters

Published April 19, 2016 - 1:44pm CST

Apple Inc. has been asked by Chinese authorities within the last two years to hand over data, the company's top lawyer told U.S. lawmakers.

Filling the terror cover gap when Congress failed to act

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published April 10, 2016 - 12:01am CST

Terrorism insurance is a key component of Silverstein Properties Inc.'s risk management program.

Risk Management Summit 2016

Published April 07, 2016 - 12:01am CST

Cyber security took center stage at the Business Insurance 2016 Risk Management Summit in New York. Discussions swirled around everything from global threats to inside jobs. Industry panelists also tackled workers comp and supply chain issues among others. And the 2016 Innovation Award winners got their due.

Week in pictures

Published April 01, 2016 - 9:36am CST

SIFI challenges, man-made earthquakes, oil slicks and paperwork slip-ups top the Business Insuranceweek in pictures.

Nuclear terrorism fears loom over Obama atomic summit

By: Thomson Reuters

Published March 31, 2016 - 10:40am CST

(Reuters) — U.S. President Barack Obama's drive to lock down vulnerable atomic materials worldwide seems to have lost momentum.

Militant interest in attacking nuclear sites stirs concern

By: Thomson Reuters

Published March 30, 2016 - 1:35pm CST

(Reuters) —Islamist militants are turning their attention to the atomic industry's weak spots, security experts say.

Momentum slows on Obama's nuclear security agenda

By: Thomson Reuters

Published March 30, 2016 - 11:58am CST

(Reuters) — Among nuclear terrorism fear, President Barack Obama's drive to lock down all vulnerable atomic materials worldwide risks losing momentum.

Insurance Services Office to help U.S. analyze terrorism insurance data

By: Judy Greenwald

Published March 28, 2016 - 2:09pm CST

Insurance Services Office Inc. will collect, aggregate and help analyze insurance data on terrorism for the U.S. Treasury Department this year, the Jersey City, New Jersey-based organization said.

Brussels terror attacks highlight evolving threats

By: Douglas McLeod and Sarah Veysey

Published March 27, 2016 - 12:01am CST

Insurer coverage offerings may lag changing tactics

Week in pictures

Published March 25, 2016 - 11:52am CST

Terrorism and its prospects top the Business Insurance week in pictures.

Security doesn't just happen, cyber experts say

By: Gloria Gonzalez

Published March 25, 2016 - 12:01am CST

Risk managers told to prepare for hackers as well as "hacktavists," those who would use their companies' systems to access another target.

Insurers playing catch up on terrorism coverage

By: Judy Greenwald

Published March 24, 2016 - 2:04pm CST

Jardine Lloyd Thompson report shows progress in introducing new products still lags threat.

U.S. blames Iranians for hacking against banks, New York dam

By: Thomson Reuters

Published March 24, 2016 - 10:26am CST

(Reuters) — The Obama administration on Thursday announced the indictment of seven Iranian hackers for a coordinated campaign of cyber attacks on dozens of U.S. banks and a New York dam from 2011 to 2013.

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