The compromise of the SolarWinds Orion Network Configuration Manager Update (referred to as Orion onward) has been in the news since its discovery in December 2020. The impact of this cyberattack on a software supply chain (attacking a vendor’s software update build) is quite extensive and poses a significant risk for the downstream customers. The sophistication of the attack and the organizations that were ultimately targeted is astonishing and terrifying. However, this is only the tip of the iceberg. How deeply an organization has been compromised or what intellectual property was exfiltrated is yet to be fully determined.
James Bynoe, Chief Claims Counsel at Intact Insurance Specilaty Solutions, was quoted in the February issue of Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance Magazine on the importance of diversity and inclusion, and how he strives to end systemic racism in the insurance industry.
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TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2021 /CNW/ - Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC) today announced the appointment of Carolyn A. Wilkins to its Board of Directors.
Ms. Wilkins had a distinguished twenty-year career at the Bank of Canada, serving as Senior Deputy Governor for the last six and a half years, overseeing strategic planning and economic and financial research. She was a member of the Bank's Governing Council and served as a member of the Bank's Board of Directors.
The owner of a consumer electronics company locks the doors and arms the burglar alarm system and the end of a workday. Later that night, she receives a call from the police informing her that thieves have driven a truck straight through a loading dock door, filled the truck with the most popular video gaming system products and left the scene before they could respond.
PLYMOUTH, Minn. January 5, 2021 /CNW/ - Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions, the brand for Intact Financial Corporation’s (TSX: IFC) U.S. insurance company subsidiaries, announced that Melissa Goto has been appointed to lead its Technology business across North America, reporting to Senior Vice President Jeff Richardson. Goto succeeds Mary Fisk-Bieker, who was recently named as the company’s Head of Enterprise Underwriting.
Insurance Journal recently released a Charity Issue highlighting some of the many charitable tales in insurance.
In light of the pandemic, many companies and individuals of the industry embraced different volunteering initiatives that were featured in the magazine. Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions also shared its story on how it supported the community this year.
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PLYMOUTH, Minn., Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions, the brand for Intact Financial Corporation's (TSX: IFC) U.S. insurance company subsidiaries, announced today its new cyber insurance solutions delivered in partnership with program manager Resilience Insurance. By innovatively blending Resilience's cyber analytics technology with Intact's risk transfer capabilities, the companies are enhancing the breadth of risk mitigation available to the cyber insurance market.
Plymouth, Minn. November 9, 2020 -- James Reiss has been appointed President of International Bond & Marine Brokerage, Ltd. ("IB&M"), a market-leading brokerage providing risk management solutions to the international trade industry, which was recently acquired by Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions, a brand of Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC). Reiss will now report to Peter Weightman, Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer, Specialty Solutions, North America.
Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions is the marketing brand for the insurance company subsidiaries of Intact Insurance Group USA LLC. Coverages may be underwritten by one of the following insurance companies: Atlantic Specialty Insurance Company, a New York insurer; Homeland Insurance Company of New York, a New York insurer; Homeland Insurance Company of Delaware, a Delaware insurer; OBI America Insurance Company, a Pennsylvania insurer; OBI National Insurance Company, a Pennsylvania insurer; or The Guarantee Company of North America USA, a Michigan insurer. Each of these insurers maintains its principal place of business at 605 Highway 169 N, Plymouth, MN 55441, except The Guarantee Company of North America USA, which is located at One Towne Square, Southfield, MI 48076. This material is intended as a general description of certain types of insurance coverages and services. Coverages and availability vary by state; exclusions and deductibles may apply. Please refer to your insurance policy or consult with your independent insurance advisor for information about coverages, terms and conditions. Some coverage may be written by a surplus lines insurer through a licensed surplus lines broker. Surplus lines insurers do not generally participate in state guaranty funds and insureds are therefore not protected by such funds.