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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:16:21 GMT
PYMNTS.comGirl Scouts Will Get The Chance To Earn Badges In Cyber SecurityPYMNTS.comWomen are vastly underrepresented in the cyber security industry, holding just 11 percent of jobs worldwide, so one of the program's main goals is to instill “a valuable twenty-first century skill set” including preventing against a cyber attack in ...New Girl Scout badges focus on cyber crime, not cookie salesKPUG 1170Girl Scouts Learn to Fight Cyber Threats with New Badges - Geek.comGeekGirl Scouts to Earn Cyber Security BadgesMy Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22AOL -WPSD Local 6all 17 news articles »
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:08:10 GMT
ReutersGermany's BSI says company executives being targeted by cyber attacksReutersBERLIN Germany's federal cyber-security agency, BSI, said on Friday the private email inboxes of German executives and government employees were being targeted by professional cyber attacks. Selected executives are being sent deceptively real-looking ...and more »
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:27:52 GMT
ReutersUnder pressure, Western tech firms bow to Russian demands to share cyber secretsReutersThe demands are being made by Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB), which the U.S. government says took part in the cyber attacks on Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign and the 2014 hack of 500 million Yahoo email accounts. The FSB, which ...and more »
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:53:05 GMT
FederalNewsRadio.comVA fails cyber audit for 18th straight year, but progress is evidentFederalNewsRadio.comAfter several congressional hearings and the turnover of the CIO, VA's new leadership promised to fix the long-standing cyber problems. Former VA CIO Laverne Council said when she took over the role in 2015 that her intention was to get rid of the more ...
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:13:38 GMT
BusinessCloudCyber hack near miss prompts task forceNEWS.com.au"The prime minister spoke on Tuesday a week ago about cyber security and as a result of the WannaCry near miss, asked to accelerate our cyber resilience ambition and as a result we formed a task force do that," the prime minister's cyber security ...Cyber security 'as important as physical security'BusinessCloudSecuring the digital world: cyber security and GDPRHolyrood.comDo You Even Know What Cyber Defense Is?CFOFinancial Reporterall 9 news articles »
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:07:24 GMT
Insurance JournalCyber Insurance Premium Volume Grew 35% to $1.3 Billion in 2016Insurance JournalProperty/casualty insurers wrote $1.35 billion in direct written premium for cyber insurance in 2016, a 35 percent jump from 2015, according to reports by Fitch Ratings and A.M. Best. The largest cyber insurance writers are American International Group ...Cyber is booming – and loss rates are improvingInsurance Business Americaall 2 news articles »
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:35:26 GMT
WRDW-TVAugusta University creates new college of computer and cyber ...WRDW-TVAugusta University is expanding their program offerings to include a new school, the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences.Augusta University creates cyber school, to move program to ...WJBF-TVAugusta University announces school of computer and cyber sciencesThe Augusta Chronicleall 4 news articles »
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:46:25 GMT
The HillBipartisan push to prioritize cyber advice for small businesses | TheHillThe HillA bipartisan group of legislators, including the chairmen of the House and Senate Small Business committees, introduced legislation Thursday to train staff at ...and more »
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:00:17 GMT
The Hill (blog)On cyber, Trump team needs this Dodd-Frank piece to succeedThe Hill (blog)The U.S. Treasury's common sense regulatory initiative, "A Financial System That Creates Economic Opportunities Banks and Credit Unions," includes a cybersecurity initiative that would have financial regulatory agencies standardize cyber security ...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:01:08 GMT
ForbesCyber Attack At Honda Stops Production After WannaCry Worm StrikesForbesThe WannaCry worm is still alive. Honda said this week that it was forced to halt production for one day at its Sayama plant near Tokyo after finding the WannaCry ransomware in its computer network. This virus is the same one that infected over one ...Honda halts Japan car plant after WannaCry virus hits computer networkReutersWhat is ransomware? - Definition from WhatIs.comWhatIs.com - TechTargetWannaCry: here's what we know now about the outbreakNaked SecurityHot Hardwareall 105 news articles »
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:11:26 GMT
Lewiston Sun JournalAndover Fire Department lacking manpower, ex-selectman saysLewiston Sun JournalBut, Adler argues, “Without a Fire Department some people will lose their (homeowners) insurance. . . When you take what my tax payment is, what percentage of that goes to the Fire Department, it's a lot less than a $350 hike in my insurance coverage.”.
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:02:13 GMT
New York TimesShifting Dollars From Poor to Rich Is a Key Part of the Senate Health BillNew York TimesIn another expression of Republican principles, the bill would make it much easier for states to set their own rules for insurance regulation, a return to the norm before Obamacare. Under the bill, states would be able to apply for waivers that would ...The Senate GOP's backdoor Obamacare rollbackPoliticoThis is neither repeal nor repairWashington ExaminerUnpacking The Senate's Take On ACA Repeal And ReplaceHealth Affairs (blog)Roll Call -Axios -Washington Post -U.S. Senate Budget Committeeall 4,163 news articles »
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:05:19 GMT
Warne hired to lead RTR schoolsMarshall IndependentHe said that one insurance company had sent him a letter along with a check in response to an employee dishonesty claim the school had submitted. Orcutt also commented that even though the RTR School Board had been faced with some difficult situations ...
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:39:43 GMT
Catskill Daily MailNew Catskill school superintendent Cook hits the ground runningCatskill Daily MailThe district will pay 87 percent of the premium for the individual or family health insurance for the superintendent in the district's health, prescription, and dental insurance programs, according to the contract. If the school board decides to fire ...
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 03:01:48 GMT
Waco Tribune-HeraldWaco ISD looks to save at least $1.2 million with move to self-funded ...Waco Tribune-HeraldA newly adopted health insurance program is expected to save Waco Independent School District $1.2 million to $2 million next school year.and more »
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:56:00 GMT
hays PostAssistant state insurance commissioner, Wine, to oversee securities commissionThe Garden City TelegramJohn Wine, assistant commissioner at the Kansas Department of Insurance, will serve as top executive at the reconstituted securities commission. He's an attorney who has been at the insurance department for eight years and served as state securities ...Administration, processes to change with insurance, securities departments' realignmenthays Postall 2 news articles »
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:56:00 GMT
hays PostAssistant state insurance commissioner, Wine, to oversee securities ...The Garden City TelegramTOPEKA — The assistant state insurance commissioner was selected Thursday to supervise functions of the Kansas Securities Commission when that agency ...Administration, processes to change with insurance, securities ...hays Postall 2 news articles »
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:23:29 GMT
Philly.comFact checking Trump's Iowa RallyPhilly.comMS-13 is “primarily El Salvadoran,” according to a 2005 National Gang Threat Assessment report by the National Alliance of Gang Investigators Association, though it's possible there are members from other countries. Danielle Bennett, a spokeswoman for ...and more »
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:20:01 GMT
KUOW News and InformationRepublican health care bill problematic, says Washington's ... - KUOWKUOW News and InformationSenate Majority leader Mitch McConnell smiles as he leaves the chamber after announcing the release of the Republicans' health care bill Thursday, June 22, ...Republican Healthcare Bill 'Problematic', According To ...Northwest Public RadioHealth insurers may abandon Klickitat County - Koin 6KOIN.comall 3 news articles »
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:59:41 GMT
WMDTMD Insurance Commissioner "We're in a bad place right now"WMDTMARYLAND - Cigna has announced that they will be pulling out of the Maryland Individual Marketplace for 2018. Making them the latest carrier to withdraw after suffering huge losses under the Affordable Care Act. On top of that the leader in the ...and more »
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:20:29 GMT
Washington PostRepublicans' Obamacare repeal bill has a small bonus just for insurance CEOsWashington PostLiberal critics see it as a giveaway that will only encourage insurance companies to pay their executives more — although they will receive the same treatment as other CEOs, noted Mark Mazur, director of the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center. There is not ...How the GOP would cut billions more from Medicaid with a single letterThe Spokesman-ReviewBy keeping money for subsidies, Senate health care bill may lower premiumsUSA TODAYSenate health care bill called 'devastating' to CaliforniaSan Francisco ChronicleTexas Tribune -Vox -U.S. Senate Budget Committeeall 4,156 news articles »
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:29:41 GMT
The Dickinson Press12 States Call Out California's 'Affront to Sound Insurance Regulation'Insurance JournalIt's difficult to decide whether Dave Jones is underdog prize fighter Rocky Balboa or reigning champ Apollo Creed. He's the insurance commissioner of the most populated state in the nation and that makes him a powerful figure. But with a handful of ...ND insurance commissioner asks for end to California coal divestment initiativeThe Dickinson Pressall 20 news articles »
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:08:05 GMT
Patch.comHwang: David vs. Goliath - Unaffordable Health Insurance CostsPatch.comHwang@cga.ct.gov<mailto:Tony.Hwang@cga.ct.gov> and submitted their comments directly to the Insurance Department. In my testimony, I told state insurance regulators and insurance company executives that unpredictable health insurance rate hikes year ...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:51:00 GMT
Marion helps employees by absorbing health insurance hikeSouthwest Virginia TodayTown Manager Bill Rush reminded the council that the town's health insurance would go up by 15.6 percent in the coming year, which equates to a price tag of $150,000. The town covers 80 percent of an employee's insurance costs. With the 15.6 percent ...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:48:00 GMT
Miami HeraldSix insurers to sell Obamacare coverage in Florida for 2018, state saysMiami HeraldAmong those insurers, six plan to sell coverage on the ACA exchange at healthcare.gov, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation reported, including Florida Blue, Celtic Insurance, Florida Health Care Plan, Health First Commercial Plans, Health ...Collapse? Six insurers eye return to Florida's 2018 Obamacare marketMyPalmBeachPostRefusing to make a health care choiceChronicle Timesall 315 news articles »
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:44:51 GMT
Chicago TribuneFlint airport stabbing suspect was caretaker, studied insurance salesChicago TribuneThe Canadian man charged with stabbing a police officer at the Flint airport in a possible act of terrorism was a part-time caretaker at the Montreal apartment building where he lived and had once studied to sell insurance, a landlord and an insurance ...said - News from The Associated PressNews from The Associated PressFBI Statement on Incident at Flint's Bishop International AirportFederal Bureau of Investigationall 245 news articles »
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:49:29 GMT
Sierra Sun TimesCalifornia Insurance Commissioner Issues Statement Following Senate Republicans' Health Care ProposalSierra Sun Times... funding away from health care coverage in order to fund tax cuts for the wealthy. Now that senators have finally been permitted to see the bill, I urge them to walk away from this shameful proposal to deny health insurance coverage to millions of ...The Senate GOP's backdoor Obamacare rollbackPoliticoPennsylvania stands to lose $4.5B for Medicaid under Senate health care billTribune-ReviewSenate releases health care bill, lawmakers push backWMC Action News 5The Tennessean -New York Times -U.S. Senate Budget Committeeall 4,156 news articles »
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:47:59 GMT
West Fargo PioneerND insurance commissioner asks for end to California coal divestment initiativeWest Fargo Pioneer"Commissioner Jones's attempt to dissuade insurance companies from investing in the coal industry is a deeply misguided overreach," Godfread said in a statement. "Our job as insurance commissioners is to protect consumers and serve the greater public ...California's Insurance Commissioner Upsets Coal CountryCBS San Francisco Bay Area12 States Call Out California's 'Affront to Sound Insurance Regulation'Insurance JournalN.D. insurance commissioner, along with other states, signs letter ...KFYR-TVU.S. News & World Reportall 20 news articles »
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:27:00 GMT
Chicago TribuneBuffalo Grove exploring partnership with other suburbs to save on ...Chicago TribuneOfficials with numerous area village governments, including Buffalo Grove, are thinking about joining forces to try and purchase insurance at lower costs.and more »
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:18:45 GMT
Fox NewsIndiana's ACA Health Insurance Providers Propose Rate HikesU.S. News & World ReportThe proposed rates, which could change and have not yet been approved, were released Thursday by the Indiana Department of Insurance. Health insurers Anthem and MDwise both announced recently that they are withdrawing from the ACA's Indiana ...ObamaCare Death Spiral Continues as Anthem to Leave Exchanges in Several StatesThe New AmericanACA premium hikes offeredFort Wayne Journal GazetteAnthem to Leave Obamacare Markets in Indiana and WisconsinBloombergall 122 news articles »
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:38:33 GMT
How Insurtechs Maximize Profits and Competitive AdvantageJD Supra (press release)And while enthusiasm abounds, proliferation has been slowed by a rusty set of insurance regulations administered on a state-by-state basis that have created a thicket of constraints, tripwires, and challenges. What can an insurtech start-up or investor ...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:28:20 GMT
PoliticoUnder Armour lobbies upPolitico“Top health insurance industry lobbyist Marilyn Tavenner was spotted in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office” on Wednesday evening, POLITICO's Paul Demko and Jennifer Haberkorn report. “Tavenner — who is president ... “Hohlt said he is one ...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:06:16 GMT
GristScott Pruitt's successor is wasting no time suing to stop climate actionGristIn a statement put out along with the letter, Hunter makes his strong feelings towards Jones' “ham-handed extremist environmental policy” clear, calling it “negligent, politically driven, unrelated to insurance regulation, and is risking a certain ...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:45:23 GMT
Changes in the regulatory framework of the Argentine reinsurance marketLexology (registration)The Argentinean Insurance Superintendent (SSN) recently issued Resolution No. 40.422, which introduced important changes in the local reinsurance regulation. To better understand the scope of these changes, it should be remembered that up to February ...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:44:18 GMT
Ex-Missouri Insurance Director Joins Dentons Law Firm in Kansas CityInsurance JournalAn attorney, Huff's experience spans state and insurance regulation, products, claims, coverage analysis, liability and risk mitigation, run-offs, captives, and technology and innovation in the insurance industry. He has worked to drive growth in ...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:44:18 GMT
Ex-Missouri Insurance Director Joins Dentons Law Firm in Kansas CityInsurance JournalHuff most recently served as director of the Missouri Department of Insurance, where he oversaw one of the largest global insurance markets through the financial crisis and drove modernization with an updated solvency regime including reforming group ...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:34:37 GMT
Sun SentinelCitizens to policyholders — 'Take it or leave it' | OpinionSun SentinelCitizens Property Insurance Board of Governors is asking the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) to approve language placing an unrealistically low $10,000 limit on all non-weather-related water losses unless the insured submits to Citizens' ...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:54:39 GMT
Fire department award may mean lower insurance rates for Tucson residentsTucson News Now“This means there's a potential that your fire tax, your fire insurance premium, will actually go down,” said Tucson Fire Chief Jim Critchley in a news conference on Wednesday, June 21. “Because we're proving that the fire department is a top-of-the ...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:45:45 GMT
Chubb's Crooks Named XL Catlin's Inland Marine Director in ...Insurance JournalXL Catlin has named Russell Crooks as vice president and national inland marine director. Crooks is based in San Francisco. He will liaise with brokers and.and more »
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:28:15 GMT
Insurance Business AmericaOutrage as long standing broker gets passed over for insurance contractInsurance Business AmericaOutrage as long standing broker gets passed over for insurance contract Robert Mulcahy, chairman, Casino Reinvestment Development Authority [CRDA], was unapologetic about the awarding of an insurance brokerage contract to a firm headed by South ...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:12:56 GMT
Portland TribuneSources Say: The many ways to be against TrumpPortland TribuneCOURTEY WESTSIDE ECONOMIC ALLIANCE - Democratic U.S Sen. Jeff Merkley ... Earlier, Congressman Earl Blumenauer, D-Portland, introduced a bill to prevent Trump and his family from receiving federally subsidized insurance from the National Flood ...and more »
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:35:53 GMT
KVIA El PasoEPISD board approves salary increase for teachers - KVIAKVIA El PasoThe El Paso Independent School District's Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to approve a four-percent salary increase for teachers and librarians.and more »
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:00:48 GMT
Insurance JournalCareer Crossing: RIMS Honoree Keaton Hopes to Get Back on Risk Management TrackInsurance JournalJuliana Keaton had no idea when she started off as a lawyer litigating commercial insurance claims that her career path would someday lead her to be the risk manager of one of the largest railroad companies in the country. But Keaton, who served as ...
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:00:11 GMT
Kansas City Business JournalDentons adds previous NAIC president to its Kansas City teamKansas City Business JournalJohn Huff, a former director of the Missouri Department of Insurance and the immediate past president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), has joined Dentons as a partner with its insurance regulatory practice in Kansas City.
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:12:37 GMT
WJTVInsurance Commissioner urges residents to protect homes against ...WJTVMississippi Commissioner of Insurance Mike Chaney urges residents to prepare and protect their homes from damage as Tropical Storm Cindy becomes an ...and more »
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 20:48:31 GMT
Mutual of America Life Insurance Company Appoints Johnson Space Center Director Dr. Ellen Ochoa to its Board of ...PR Newswire (press release)NEW YORK, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mutual of America Life Insurance Company, which specializes in providing retirement products and related services to organizations and their employees, as well as individuals, announced the appointment of Dr.and more »
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:09:51 GMT
Clearwater TribuneJoint School District #171 bids farewell as Superintendent Robert Vian retiresClearwater TribuneSchool Board Trustees met at Orofino Junior/Senior High School for the first meeting of the summer on June 19 and for the last board meeting attended by Superintendent Bob Vian before his retirement. Trustees recounted many of the achievements the ...
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:25:35 GMT
The Denver PostNo insurers leaving Colorado health exchange in 2018 ...The Denver PostAfter months of worry, Colorado Insurance Commissioner Marguerite Salazar said Wednesday that no insurers are backing out of the state's health care ...No insurance companies will pull out of Colorado health exchange ...The Denver ChannelAll Insurers Back On Colorado's Exchange, No County Loses ...Colorado Public RadioHealth insurers offer to cover all Colorado counties next year ...Denver Business Journalall 4 news articles »
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:11:00 GMT
Delaware 105.9AUDIO | Insurance Commissioner blaming Republicans for health ...Delaware 105.9Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro weighed in on the health insurance marketplace in Delaware on the "Susan Monday Show," and blamed ...Highmark requests 2018 health insurance rate increase of 33.6 ...CapeGazette.comall 2 news articles »
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:56:40 GMT
Los Angeles Times13 red states threaten to sue over a California initiative to fight ...Los Angeles TimesBoo hoo: Politicians in 13 states beholden to fossil fuels are threatening to sue California over a disclosure initiative.RISK: GOP threatens to sue Calif. over climate rule for insurers ...E&E Newsall 3 news articles »
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 22:04:49 GMT
GoErie.comDeal 'very close' in Erie Insurance tax caseGoErie.comHe and Superintendent Jay Badams said the proposed deal is separate from Erie Insurance's new building project, one of the largest in the city's history. The company is investing $135 million in a 346,000-square-foot downtown building, now under ...
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 20:54:00 GMT
Southeast Texas RecordTexas AG threatens legal action against Cali insurance commissionerSoutheast Texas RecordAUSTIN – On June 20, Attorney General Ken Paxton joined 12 states in calling on California Insurance Commissioner David Jones to cease and desist from ...Oklahoma AG Threatens California Commissioner on Insurer Fossil ...Insurance JournalBartlesville Radio » News » Attorney General Requests Cease And ...Bartlesville RadioCalifornia's climate risk database draws ire from Texas AG Paxton ...mySanAntonio.comPatch.comall 5 news articles »
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:55:37 GMT
Miami HeraldThat drip, drip, drip you hear is the cost of your homeowners insurance risingMiami HeraldIn addition to a rate increase, the Citizens board authorized the company to ask the Office of Insurance Regulation to also approve changes to the way the company handles claims, in an effort to persuade homeowners to avoid litigation and curb the costs.Citizens to ask Florida for insurance-rate hikes, blaming water claimsOrlando SentinelFlorida's Citizens Approves Policy Changes, 5.3% Statewide Rate Increase for 2018Insurance Journalall 15 news articles »
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 17:03:08 GMT
ETF TrendsThe Growing Usage of ETFs by InsurersETF TrendsThe National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) – the insurance industry's chief regulatory body- recently changed the way fixed income ETFs are designated from a capital requirement perspective. Previously, all ETFs (fixed income and equity ...Insurance Providers Cozy Up To ETFsBenzingaall 2 news articles »
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:31:44 GMT
Reinsurance News (registration)Re/insurance regulation must be future proof & technology neutral: Insurance EuropeReinsurance News (registration)The European re/insurance federation emphasized that regulation should be “technology neutral,” – focused on activity, not technology, to ensure consumers can reap the full benefits of top-of-the-line advances while being effectively protected ...
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:56:45 GMT
HealthLeaders MediaFormer NAIC Exec Puts AHCA Passage Odds at 50/50HealthLeaders MediaFormer NAIC Exec Puts AHCA Passage Odds at 50/50. Christopher Cheney, June 19, 2017. A former president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, who is also a former member of Congress, describes the potential fate of the bill intended ...
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:35:00 GMT
CapitalGazette.comAnnapolis Fire Department receives top insurance rating - Capital ...CapitalGazette.comThe Annapolis Fire Department has achieved something only 241 departments have done across the country, a success that will trickle down to save some ...and more »
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 19:42:52 GMT
RadioWestInsurance Department Warns Of Obamacare Rate Increases In 2018RadioWestTanji Northrup is the Assistant Commissioner at the Utah Insurance Department. She says there's a possibility the federal government might stop funding this subsidy benefit in 2018. "So, insurers are going to have to increase their rates to account for ...
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