HSB News

Consumers Worry Connected Cars Are Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

Consumers are increasingly worried about cyber attack vulnerabilities with connected and automated vehicles. According to a new Munich Re/HSB survey of more than 1,500 U.S. adults, 37% of consumers said they were either somewhat or very concerned about both cyber …

HSB Launches Workplace Violence Insurance for Small Businesses

HSB, part of Munich Re, has created a new workplace violence insurance coverage for small to mid-size businesses, providing counseling, crisis communications, lost business income and security services to help companies and their employees respond and recover after a violent …

HSB Canada Launches ‘Sensor Systems by HSB’ to Help Cut Commercial Water Claims

HSB Canada, part of Munich Re, has introduced “Sensor Systems by HSB,” a turnkey solution to help insureds reduce common property claims. The program monitors, predicts and alerts customers to risk events associated with water leaks, pipe freezing and critical …

HSB Offers Consultancy Services in UK, Ireland to Help Firms Improve Life of Equipment

HSB is expanding its engineering services to deliver consultancy services that enable businesses to improve efficiency and meet their compliance obligations. Using the technical knowledge and expertise of its engineers, HSB’s new range of consultancy services will provide businesses with …

HSB Launches Online Broker E-Trading Platform in Ireland

Specialist engineering and technology insurer HSB, part of Munich Re, has expanded its e-trade offering by launching HSB Fast Track, its broker online trading platform, in Ireland. The HSB Fast Track e-trade platform is offering brokers in Ireland a full …

HSB Engineering Insurance Launches Cyber Insurance Cover for UK SMEs

HSB Engineering Insurance has launched a new cyber insurance product aimed directly at small to medium-sized businesses in the U.K. In response to the growing demand for insurance solutions to cover cyber risks, HSB’s Cyber Insurance product provides computer, data …

HSB Engineering Insurance Appoints Wright as Chief Operating Officer

Specialist engineering and construction insurer HSB Engineering Insurance (HSB), part of Munich Re, has appointed Andy Wright as chief operating officer. Wright will be leading HSB’s operational strategy with primary focus on the delivery of exceptional customer service, IT business …

HSB Launches Enhanced Farm Equipment, Machinery Breakdown Coverage

The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co. (HSB), part of Munich Re, has launched a new farm equipment and machinery breakdown coverage with expanded insurance for mobile implements and the precision electronics that control them, among other enhancements. HSB’s …

How Cybercriminals Attack Small Businesses – and 10 Ways to Stop Them

At a recent “Hacker Lab” event, “white hat” hackers revealed how cybercriminals work — and what businesses can do to protect themselves. The multimedia presentation used a simulated small business system to demonstrate how hackers choose their targets, how they …

Verisk Climate, HSB Launch Service to Assess Electrical Blackout Risk

Verisk Climate and The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co. (HSB) have introduced new technology and consulting services that help insurers and businesses predict the likelihood, severity, and financial exposure of U.S. electrical blackouts, which cause more than $100 …