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UK’s RSA Forms Partnership with Wipro to Provide IT Infrastructure

UK-based RSA announced a new, seven-year partnership with Wipro Ltd. to deliver its IT infrastructure requirements across the UK, Ireland and Scandinavia. Bangalore, India-headquartered Wirpo, a global information technology, consulting and business process services company, will provide infrastructure for mainframe, …

OneBeacon Launches Cyber Liability Product for Information Technology Risks

OneBeacon Technology Insurance, a member of OneBeacon Insurance Group, has introduced a modular technology professional liability product – Information Technology Solutions-Complete – to address technology companies’ exposure to cybersecurity and communication liability risks. Through its menu-driven approach, customers can customize …

Cyber, Reputation Risks Top List of CEO, Risk Manager Concerns: Marsh Survey

Cyber and IT-related risks top the list of what keeps CEOs and risk managers awake at night, according to the 2015 International Business Resiliency Survey, conducted by Marsh and Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII)*. “Cyber and other IT-related risks are …

Allianz Teams with Volkswagen, Bayer and BASF in Anti-Hacking Venture

The German car giant that gave the world the Beetle may soon help you fend off cyber criminals. Volkswagen AG teamed with insurer Allianz SE, medical company Bayer AG and chemicals producer BASF SE to sell information-technology security services to …

JLT Australia Deploys NetSuite Cloud Solution to Run Entire Business Life Cycle

Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) Australia, a subsidiary of the London-based insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits firm, has deployed NetSuite OpenAir cloud professional services automation (PSA) solution to run the entire business life cycle of its consulting practice, according to a …

RMS Names Sharma Senior Vice President of Cloud Operations and IT

RMS, the Newark, Calif.-based catastrophe risk management firm, announced it has named Sanjiv “Sunny” Sharma as senior vice president of cloud operations and information technology. Sharma joins from Rocket Fuel, a digital advertising firm, where he led the global engineering …

UK Insurance Software Provider Innovation Group Wins Major Contract

British insurance software company Innovation Group said on Wednesday it had secured a 46 million pound ($72.3 million) contract with a major client, its third and biggest new business win this year. The deal, which will see Innovation’s products used …

Execs Worry More About Tech Costs Than Regulation, Cyber Attacks: Willis

Rising costs for information technology infrastructure pose greater concerns for financial services firms than regulation or cyber attacks, a survey showed on Monday. IT costs came second only to macroeconomic concerns such as the impact of quantitative easing, according to …

RSA Appoints McKenzie as COO for UK, Western Europe

London-based RSA has appointed Darren McKenzie to the newly created role of chief operating officer for the UK & Western Europe. Joining on July 1, McKenzie will report directly to Steve Lewis, chief executive for the UK & Western Europe, …

RSA Upgrades to Cloud Computing With Amazon Web Services

RSA announced it has signed a contract with Amazon Web Services to use its cloud computing services across the group. The technology will initially be used to host a number of RSA and MORE TH>N websites and other digital services. …