Health insurers may be leading the way with data analytics but best practices will eventually trickle down to general insurance, the CEO of a health tech start-up said.
Nothing is truly resilient against hacking. There’s always a trade-off between utility and the cost of protecting those systems according to Mark Hawksworth, technology specialist practice group leader at Cunningham Lindsey.
A start-up is planning to offer insurers a cyber security risk analysis for high net worth individuals and businesses.
Personalisation or irrelevance, watch the latest Post webinar this afternoon on why insurance companies need to match their customer's raised expectations in the digital age.
A health insurer is using an artificial 'medical brain' to improve its underwriting and claims.
Catastrophe modelling firm AIR Worldwide has launched a cyber risk modelling tool to estimate potential insured cyber losses across an insurer's portfolio.
XL Catlin is involved in a project that will trial a fleet of autonomous vehicles between Oxford and London alongside a consortium of partners.
Aviva has created a new prototype system that will use Big Data rather than rely on customers to fill out hundreds of questions when making an application.
James Stuart Clarke, head of sales and partnerships at Digital Fineprint, compares the start-up scenes of San Francisco and London in the second instalment of his behind-the-scenes look at insurtech disruption.
Most corporate data is ultimately used to feed financial systems and drive C-level decisions, so having the chief financial officer as an ally or even as a sponsor for your insurance core system transformation seems like an obvious choice. Adam Lamkin,…
‘In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity', wrote the great military strategist Sun Tzu a mere 25 centuries ago. His observation still holds true in these strange times of disruption. And seizing the opportunity is vitally important to modern…
The government’s driverless cars bill will have to be reintroduced from scratch in the next parliament after the general election.
Ian Penny has been appointed as chief information officer for Hiscox, taking over from Gareth Wharton who is joining a newly formed cyber initiative at the company.
Last month, The Economist magazine featured a provocative article on disruption of the insurance sector that examined how businesses are using technology to re-engineer the underwriting model.
The Association of British Insurers’ announcement that motor insurance premiums hit their highest recorded levels at the end of last year is another reminder that change is long overdue in the personal motor market. That’s coming but will it be enough?
As an insurance company, it is absolutely essential to take extra care when destroying documents or materials containing any sort of personal or financial information.
As an insurer, understanding the Internet of Things and solutions it offers to our customers is one of our key priorities. But we also know that if we only think about IoT and insurance from one perspective, it can lead to the wrong answer. We need to…
Can advances in imaging technology really help engineering risk underwriting? Richard Radevsky, executive committee member of International Association of Engineering Insurers, believes they can.
Today we reveal the companies that will be in the running for the 23rd British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall.
David Nayler took the chair of British Insurance Law Association in October last year, a body whose membership derives from brokers, insurers and legal firms. He has worked at Aon for 11 years, most recently as head of financial and professional, legal…
Why insurers that recognise and understand the implications of the digital and data revolution will lead the way in building new claims capabilities, stealing a march on competitors.
Spring is in the air and it's a time well-known for cleaning out the old and starting anew. As I continue to unpack boxes and work out where to put all of the fairly useless things I have collected over the decades, the industry has been taking its own…
Tech-driven commercial insurance broker Konsileo has entered the market and is in the process of recruiting mid-market brokers.