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Miscalculated Risk: The Old-Age Bill That’s Crushing Genworth

By Zachary Tracer

Genworth is struggling to contain the damage and on Monday warned of a “material weakness” in some of its accounting.

Anthem Update: 7 State Commissioners Will Investigate Breach

By Nathan Golia

The company also put out a HITECH Act notice over the weekend detailing the identity protection services it will provide affected customers.

FBI Is Close to Finding Hackers in Anthem Health-Care Data Theft

By Chris Strohm

Federal Bureau of Investigation officials are still deciding whether to publicly reveal information about the attackers in one of the biggest thefts of medical-related customer data in U.S. history, Robert Anderson, the bureau’s executive assistant director for cybersecurity.

MSG Global and Partner Acquire TAI

By Nathan Golia

MSG Global Solutions and Logiq3, both providers of reinsurance services across insurance, have joined to acquire Tindall Associates, a life reinsurance software software provider and consultancy. The acquisition adds TAI's more than 100 customers in ceded and retroceded reinsurance systems to MSG and Logiq's ecosystem. Those customers gain access to additional insurance and reinsurance expertise and a full suite of reinsurance administrative software, the companies say. …

Small Businesses Slow to Embrace Workplace Wellness Best Practices

By Bob Violino

Survey by Employers Holdings shows that companies need to create healthier environments.

Quick Security Tips for Anthem Customers

By Joseph Goedert

Individuals affected by the Anthem health information breach should be wary of emails or calls they receive.

HITRUST Helps Anthem, Others in Initial Hack Investigation

By Joseph Goedert

Early in its investigation of a major cyber attack, health insurer Anthem shared much of what it knew with other health industry stakeholders, all of whom participate in the HITRUST Cyber Threat Intelligence and Incident Coordination Center.

Anthem Hack is Healthcare’s Wake Up Call

By Greg Slabodkin

When the country’s second-largest health insurance company is hacked leaving the personal information of 80 million people vulnerable to identity theft, it’s a watershed moment that cannot be ignored.

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Takes CAT Analytics Big Time

By Nathan Golia

The specialty insurer has established a group for catastrophe engineering and analytics, under the leadership of a former AIR Worldwide executive.

Can Insurers Do More About Climate Change?

By Lenny Liebmann

Deloitte’s Sam Friedman suggests the industry can use its influence to impact the national agenda.

Low Losses and Capital Influx Drive Reinsurance Rates Downward

By Lenny Liebmann

In what has become a buyer’s market, underwriters must get creative to maintain their profitability.

Crawford Names New VP of U.S. Property and Casualty

By Beth Bacheldor

Dan Daniel will serve as Crawford’s VP of catastrophe services, focusing on strategic growth and service delivery.

Risk International Acquires Bartlett Actuarial Group

By Beth Bacheldor

The consulting company acquired the P&C insurance actuarial service to boost its counsel and enhance its advisory services.

RIMS Names New President

By Beth Bacheldor

Rick Roberts, director of risk management for Ensign-Bickford, has served on the nonprofit’s board for seven years.

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