Big data

Blog: The financial crime insider threat

The insurance industry has woken up to the growing criminal threat. However, Dennis Toomey, global director of counter fraud analytics and operations at BAE Systems, highlights that much investment in this area has focused on the external threat.

The MGAA's Peter Staddon on evolving MGAs

Many managing general agents are turning to digitalisation to enable them to look deeper into their books of business, Peter Staddon, managing director of the Managing General Agents' Association, explains this will allow the MGAs to see potential…

Interview: Airmic board members

In March, Airmic appointed four new board members. Post spoke to them about how risk management has changed during their time in the profession, what they need insurers to deliver and emerging risks

Spotlight: Data - Ordering data in

Insurers continue to hang their success on the quality and use of data, with businesses continually reviewing how to gain a commercial advantage. Edward Murray looks at the benefits of using external data providers and why some peril risks have proven…

Blog: Turning the tide on account takeover fraud

Many of us have either experienced fraud, seen friends who have fallen victim to it or witnessed the direct results in our workplaces. Shaun Smith, Iovation sales executive, explains why it's no surprise that one of the fastest growing fraud types in the…

Analysis: Bad data - A risky business for insurers?

Data is everywhere: good data, partial data, valuable data, bad data. Insurers need data to measure and price risks but do they take enough care in assessing the quality and provenance of the data they are using and are their processes sufficiently…

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