AM Best TV


AM Best TV

AM Best TV logo

Attorney: Ransomware Is Emerging Epidemic

Insurers have an important role to help companies deal with ransomware attacks that are becoming part of everyday business, said Kathleen McGee, partner with Lowenstein Sandler (July 19, 2021).

July 26, 2021

Register to be notified of new AM Best TV episodes.

Sign Up for AM Best TV Alerts

  • J.D. Power’s Crewdson: Rising Auto Insurance Rates Drive Up Number of Uninsured

  • Beazley's Cox: Insurers Can Help Clients Meet Climate Risks

  • How Generative AI and ChatGPT are Reshaping the Insurance Industry

  • Allianz Report: A Turning Point for Offshore Wind

  • NSM's Geof McKernan Named ISOP Distinguished Leader of the Year

  • Inside Today’s Surplus Lines Market

  • Emerging Leaders Conference Alumni: Networking, Immersion Help Turbo-Charge Careers

  • Target Market Attendees See No Letdown in MGA Acquisition Activity

  • Cyber Panel: Insurers, Reinsurers Think About Cyber Differently

  • Author Sugiyama: Success Begins With Knowing Who You Want To Be

  • Podcast Seeks to Take the 'Awkward' Out of Insurance

  • Panel: Best Practices for Better Property Risk Assessment

  • Panel: Solutions, Premium for Cyberrisk Burgeoning in Surplus Lines

  • Panel: Focus on Clients, Social Factors Helps Industry Remain Relevant

  • Panel: Insurers Looking to AI to Aid Underwriting, Support

  • Discussions Focus on Risk Appetite at Rendez-Vous

  • Zelros CEO: AI Aids Insurers in Personalization, Customer Service

  • Panel: How Insurers Can Shield Claims Departments From Identity Fraud

  • CAC Specialty’s Carnell: Property Re Issues Challenge Health Systems

  • ICMIF CEO Designate: Future Bright for Mutuals and Cooperatives

  • Yearly Lightning Insured Losses as Volatile as the Risk Itself

  • How Video Surveillance Is Changing Liability, Claims

  • Greenspoon Marder’s Giller: Rise in Injuries Highlights Athletes’ Insurance Needs

  • Author: Collaboration Is Key to Innovation

  • How Insurers Are Responding to Litigation Funding

  • CSAA's Goldstein: Former Boy Band Members Pitch Personal Insurance

  • Protection Gap Tops Discussions at Rendez-Vous

  • Delaware Captive Director: State’s Market on Expansion Path

  • LIMRA’s Carroll: Investors’ Interest in Annuities Never Greater

  • Author: Understanding Value at Risk Helps Quantify Uncertainty, Gauge Cybersecurity

  • Insurance Guys Podcast Looks to Inform Agents

  • Hub’s Treanor and Mehta: Programs Market Sees Booming Growth

  • Conning's Pitt: MGA Market Outpaced Growth in P/C Sector

  • Panel: How Insurers Are Building the Next-Level Digital Ecosystem

  • KCC’s Ward:  Lahaina Wildfire Insured Property Loss Estimated at Approximately $3.2 Billion

  • Competitors or Peers, Captive Domicile Leaders Agree: Let's Meet in Vermont

  • The Institutes' Miller: How AI Is Transforming the Insurance Industry

  • AM Best Captive Insurance Panel: Rated Captives See Strong Performance

  • Conning’s Citroen: Economy, Labor Drive Downtick in State Credit Quality Outlook

  • Oliver Wyman's Ellison: Efforts Underway to Unlock Insurance Market in Ukraine

  • Panel: The Past Is No Longer a Reliable Predictor of Future Climate Events

  • Munich Re Examines Issues Shaping Today’s Casualty Market

  • Author: Incident Response, Strong Passwords Safeguard Companies From Cybercrime

  • III's Porfilio: Lightning Claim Payouts Struck $950 Million in 2022

  • TransUnion’s McElroy: Fewer Driver Violations Net $200 Million Less in Auto Premiums

  • Panel: Updating Building Codes Will Buffer Communities' Storm Risk, Economic Impact

  • Travelers’ Mannoochahr and Modgil: Generative AI, LLMs Poised to Transform Insurance Value Chain

  • Panel: Insurers, Brokers, Regulators Must Work Together to Mitigate Nat Cat Risk

  • Ledger Investing's Shah: 'Cultural Inertia' Holding Back Growth in ILS

  • Conning CEO: Newly Announced Executive Movement Prompts Succession, Talent Grooming Analysis

  • CAC Specialty’s Pender: Rising Workers’ Comp Claims Challenge Construction Insurers

  • FM Global’s Tofte: Denmark Retains Top Spot in Company’s Resilience Index

  • North Dakota Regulator: AI to Evolve in Underwriting, but Not Cost Industry Jobs

  • ICMIF's Tarbuck: Upside of Retirement Is Making Way for New, Fresh Ideas

  • Swiss Re’s Holzheu: Annual Premiums Needed to Close Protection Gaps

  • LAAIA’s Naranjo: Organization’s Florida Roots Support a Significant Role for MGAs, MGUs

  • Conning CEO: Generali Investment Holdings To Acquire Conning

  • Selective Insurance’s Albi: Rising Construction of Multifamily, Planned Communities Could Spike Construction Defect Claims

  • Author: Black American Insurance Pioneers Continue to Impact, Inspire

  • Pricing, Elusive Liability Coverage Threaten Controlled-Burn Wildfire Mitigation Efforts

  • Panel: Future of Insurance Distribution Driven by Data, Access to C-Suite

  • Risk Panel: Organizations Should Share a Common Risk Framework

  • Emerging Risk Panel: Labor Shortages, Aging Infrastructure Are Key Concerns

  • Insurers: El Niño Effect Will Produce Fewer Atlantic Storms, But Risk Remains

  • Insurtech Experts: Embedded Offerings Promote Better Understanding of the Role of Insurance

  • Sedgwick's North: Think About Claims From the Employer's Viewpoint

  • LIMRA’s Salka: Interest in Life Insurance at All-Time High

  • Acord's Pieroni: Insurers' Digital Maturity Doesn't Strictly Correlate With IT Spend

  • Panel: Insurers Should Prepare for Generational Effects on Litigation Outcomes

  • KCC's Clark: Linking ILS and Loss Warranty Transactions to 'Model Loss' Can Speed Resolutions

  • Author: Community Involvement, Personal Accounts Keys to Agents’ Customer Engagement

  • Allianz's Khanna: Report Shows Shipping Getting Safer

  • Amalgamated Life CEO: Despite Potential Recession, Market Poised for Growth

  • vQuip’s Serigne: Getting Insurance Coverage For Boat Rentals Can Be Quick

  • Florida State Student Wins AM Best 2023 Student Challenge

  • FNO InsureTech Podcast Hosts: Our Guests Live in the Insurtech Ecosystem

  • Despite Improvement in Underwriting, MPL Writers Still Struggle

  • Panel: Handling Claims Is a Collaborative Function

  • Greenberg Taurig's Karlinsky on Florida Market: The Trauma Is Not Going Away

  • GIS Executive Director: Industry Needs Long-term Recruiting Approach

  • Customer Experience Panel: Insurers Must Adapt to Digital Natives

  • Panel: Insurers Can Improve Auto Claims Experiences by Focusing on Customer Satisfaction

  • AI Panel: Insurers Must Keep Control of Their Data

  • NEAM's Rotatori: Insurers Look to Incorporate Diverse Risks Into Portfolios

  • Commissioner Lara: California Needs Commercial Liability Coverage for Prescribed Burns

  • Panel: Data Variables Can Benefit Insurance Consumers

  • Panel on Embedded Insurance: Connections Between Carriers, Distributors Becoming Seamless

  • Travelers' Williams: Market Turbulence Driving EPL Claims

  • Program Managers Take the Acquisition Spotlight

  • CEO Panel: Climate, Net Zero High on List of Clients’ Risk Concerns

  • HSB’s Hajjar: App Guards Against Impact of Cyberattack

  • Panel: Modern Product Management Could Help Insurers Navigate Economic Downturns

  • Author: Insurance Markets Extend Focus Beyond Product Sales

  • Conning's Dobbins: Insurers Partner With Smart Device Manufacturers to Mitigate Risk

  • Panel: Supply and Demand Drive E&S Growth

  • Cognizant's Queen: Digital Transformation Is About Business, Not Just Systems and Data

  • EY: Insurers, Reinsurers Brace for Reshaping Industry Forces

  • In Movies, Super Heroes Cause Super Fictional Claims Damage

  • Panel: Imagery Models Improve Risk Selection

  • Clyde & Co.’s Greenwald: More Offshore Wind Power Creates Potential Risks, Losses