People moves: Google, IFoA, Africa Specialty Risk and Bank of England

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest risk and capital appointments in the insurance industry


Folksam leaks 1m customers' private data to tech giants

The incident has been reported to the Swedish Data Protection Authority


Quantum computing heightens cyber risk for insurers

Fitch Ratings says quantum computing's disruptive potential lies in its speed


InsureTech Connect: What happens in Vegas?

Insurers piled into the Nevada desert last month to meet their technological future at the InsureTech Connect event. It all points to the inviolable certainty that insurtech is no longer just a buzzword. Sarfraz Thind reports


InsureTech Connect: where are the insurance pioneers, asks Google risk director

Lack of leadership and diversity stultifying industry, according to Loren Nickel


InsureTech Connect: USAA partners with Google to use machine learning

Enables faster, accurate claims processing in auto insurance


Generali Italia ties up with Google

The partnership starts in Italy and will be extended worldwide


Turning data into a differentiator

Swiss Re Institute's head of insurance risk research, Dan Ryan, tells Ronan McCaughey how insurers can turn the wealth of data they currently hold into valuable insights, and an opportunity to differentiate themselves from their competitors


NN's Jan-Hendrik Erasmus: finding the win-win in insurtech

NN Group has been an eager participant in the insurtech revolution. Chief risk officer and global IT leader Jan-Hendrik Erasmus tells David Walker how the Dutch insurer's tech strategy has evolved


To carefully go... Insurers must wise up on new space-age risks

Scor says news ways of exploring space mean new risks for the sector