Growth is coming to the gulf insurance industry, but it won’t be easy

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A new survey has shown that the region will see steady increases in product penetration but with challenges. Spending from Middle Eastern governments on non-oil projects and a strong increase in coverage products will provide considerable support for Gulf insurance industry growth across all six of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, said a new survey. The non-life sector was predicted to see a stronger growth performance than life insurance. The reason is that there have been some new regulations in the Gulf insurance industry such as the mandatory purchase of…

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OneBeacon teams with Equifax to provide data breach coverage

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OneBeacon announces partnership with Equifax to protect against hackers OneBeacon Professional Insurance, a division of the OneBeacon Insurance Group, has announced that it is updating its Network Security and Privacy Liability Policy. The insurer has teamed with Equifax, a leading consumer credit reporting agency, to provide data breach services to its policy. Data breach is becoming a very serious issue for large companies that have a wealth of consumer information stored in servers. If this information were to be stolen by a hacker or otherwise compromised, it could mean serious…

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Chubb introduces new insurance product focused on cybercrime and fraud

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Chubb aims to provide health care provider with new protections The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, the eighth largest property/casualty insurer in the U.S., has announced the launch of a new insurance product that is aimed at helping small to mid-sized health care organizations manage cybercrime and fraud. Data breach has been a serious issue for many industries and may soon become a serious problem in health care. Per the Affordable Care Act, most health care records are to be stored electronically. The law also paves the way for a…

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