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Are ultra-large ships leading insurers into deep water?

Mike Burle, Thu, 24 Jun 2021
Globalisation and economics have led to a growing fleet of giant container vessels on the high seas. Mike Burle explains why it is cause for concern.
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Is rain undermining the foundations of construction?

Patrick Bravery, Gareth Evans, Wed, 21 Apr 2021
Liberty Specialty Markets construction underwriters discuss how sites are vulnerable to natural perils like rainfall during a construction project.
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Cyber Attacks: Play the game not the occasion

Matthew Hogg, Wed, 17 Feb 2021
Is there such a thing as too many defensive measures when it comes to cyber security? Could an attack, no matter how sophisticated the defence, still break through? In some ways it is a bit like managing a team in sport; the opposition may be difficult, there is a balance between defence and attack, and the board will have a view on the investment. 
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Building foundations for the future: A look inside Liberty Virtual Rooms

Carol Baker, Fri, 08 Jan 2021
“I have seen the future, and it works.” Lincoln Steffens’ famous quote was made in 1919 but it’s equally relevant today when describing the London Market, which has shifted to a digital future that many thought might never come. Carol Baker, Head of Customer Proposition, Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM)
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Are Human Beings Really the Problem in Cyber Security? Part 2

Matthew Hogg, Tue, 22 Dec 2020
In part two of this blog series on human cyber security errors, our Strategic Assets team comes to the defence of humans who, with the right training, could become cyber security superheroes.
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Being an insurer in the new environment

Mark Stephenson, Tue, 15 Dec 2020
The way we live and work has changed since the pandemic arrived. The challenge for insurers is to improve the way we work to benefit everyone in the market.
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Are Human Beings Really the Problem in Cyber Security? Part 1

Matthew Hogg, Thu, 03 Dec 2020
In this blog, our Strategic Assets team delves into the cause of human cyber security errors, and how the design of the environments in which we work might deter employees from taking the right action to prevent breaches in the first place.
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Customer relationships under the microscope

Carol Baker, Wed, 09 Sep 2020
Carol Baker explains how changes to a traditional risk engineering function sparked a radical re-evaluation of customer relationships across the business.
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Error 404 – Adequate Safeguards Not Found

Matthew Hogg, Wed, 05 Aug 2020
In a world that is making more effort than ever to protect data and ensure that companies take their responsibilities seriously, it’s not hard to question why losses still occur. Looking at some of the largest data breaches of 2019 the strikingly common theme is the humble homo sapiens. So what are companies doing to protect themselves against the significant security risk posed by human error?