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Capital Mutual Insurance Brokers draws on its heritage for rebrand

26 October 2018 | social
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The Capital Mutual Insurance Brokers story began 30 years ago, with Penny Collins, Joint Managing Director, joining in 1993. The goal was to give businesses a fresh option from some of the ‘old fashioned’ insurance brokers. It has been growing since, with the brand evolving into CMIB in 2014. Now, from 1 November, it is drawing on its heritage to become Capital Mutual Insurance Brokers once again.
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NSW residents poorly prepared for looming storm season: NRMA

22 October 2018 | social
NSW residents poorly prepared for looming storm season: NRMA
Two-thirds of NSW residents are unprepared for the looming storm season, and as storms lash the north of the state, the State Emergency Service has issued a warning against complacency.New storm claims data and consumer research released by NRMA Insurance and NSW SES reveals storms are the biggest cause of property damage in the state, with an annual cost of $1.56 billion.
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Manufacturing is a soft target for cyberattacks

18 October 2018 | social
Manufacturing is a soft target for cyberattacks
 If you see this text then your files are no longer accessible, because they have been encrypted,” read the message on the computer screen. “Please follow the instructions and send $300 of Bitcoin to the following address.”
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The challenge of organisational leadership

16 October 2018 | social
The challenge of organisational leadership
Soon after a high performer is put into a position of being responsible for other people, the reality sets in that it’s not easy. It’s hard because no longer do you get to think about yourself all the time – you are required to think about others and what’s in their best interest before your own
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Cyber market to double in size by 2020, says Munich Re

12 October 2018 | social
Cyber market to double in size by 2020, says Munich Re
Munich Re has estimated that the cyber insurance market will double by 2020, thanks to an increase in the use of connected devices and the subsequent surge of complex risks associated with such systems.
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How massive Facebook breach impacts you – expert explains

2 October 2018 | social
How massive Facebook breach impacts you – expert explains
Social media juggernaut Facebook made the headlines yet again, this time as the victim of a massive data breach that affected as many as 50 million user accounts. But one cyber expert warns stolen logins should not be the only thing users are worried about.
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Far-Out Friday – spaced-out insurance policies

28 September 2018 | social
Far-Out Friday – spaced-out insurance policies
We’re often told to “reach for the stars” in our endeavours – but it’s not usually meant so literally.Yet many insurers around the world have done just that, by offering insurance against alien abduction.
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Media, entertainment industry not ready for cyber risk

26 September 2018 | social
Media, entertainment industry not ready for cyber risk
More than half of media and entertainment firms experienced three or more cyber attacks over a 12-month period, according to a new survey from specialist insurer Hiscox.
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Restoring integrity to the insurance industry

24 September 2018 | social
Restoring integrity to the insurance industry
With the insurance hearings of the Financial Services Royal Commission currently underway, explosive revelations about unethical and illegal practices within the industry have dominated media headlines. Already, numerous insurers have seen real-world consequences, with stock prices dropping and potentially-irreparable brand damage.
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Double bounced: Why jumpy insurers are hopping out of the trampoline business

20 September 2018 | social
Double bounced: Why jumpy insurers are hopping out of the trampoline business
Bouncing on backyard trampolines is a national pastime in Australia, so when the worldwide trampoline park trend took off, we were quick to jump on it.
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