6/11/2020 | This week in Business Insurance Risk Management Topics, Lawmakers consider bill to limit liability in pandemic which would help insurers facing a tide of claims. Meanwhile, a Coronavirus-related suit against Fox News dismissed and Insurtech deals up, funding down amid pandemic: Willis – Editor
Four Republican U.S. senators on Tuesday urged the Federal Communications Commission to review whether to revise liability protections for internet companies after President Donald Trump urged action.
Radio-frequency chipmaker MaxLinear Inc. said on Tuesday it was hit by a cyberattack, with a hacker releasing some proprietary information about the company online.
Six former eBay Inc. employees have been criminally charged with cyberstalking a Massachusetts couple who published an online newsletter viewed as critical of the e-commerce company, federal prosecutors in Boston said on Monday.
Ransomware attacks against Beazley PLC clients increased 25% between last year’s fourth quarter and this year’s first quarter overall, with the manufacturing sector reporting a 156% increase, says a report issued Tuesday.
Japan’s Honda Motor Co has resumed production at automobile and motorcycle plants in the United States and other countries after they were hit by a suspected cyberattack this week, a spokesman said on Friday.
The employer that brought free cooking classes and ping pong tables to the office is giving employees a $1,000 expense account to spiff up their home workspaces, according to a letter addressed to “Googlers” from CEO Sundar Pichai.
The American Civil Liberties Union and other organizations filed suit in state court in Illinois Thursday charging a company that collects biometric data for law enforcement with violating the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act.
Cyber insurer and security company Coalition Inc. said Wednesday it has raised $90 million in additional equity capital.