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3D printing is on the verge of mainstream adoption, which will mean a fundamental shift in manufacturing. The driving force is not improvements to the technology, although those are also important, but rather a transformation in the industry’s business model.https://hbr.org/2017/10/3d-printing-gives-hackers-entirely-new-ways-to-wreak-havoc?utm_campaign=hbr&utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=social

 

 

(Reuters) — A federal judge said current and former Wells Fargo & Co. officers and directors, including CEO Tim Sloan, must face nearly all of a lawsuit by shareholders seeking to hold them personally liable for sales abuses and the creation of millions of unauthorized accounts.http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20171005/NEWS06/912316331/Wells-Fargo-executives-board-directors-must-face-lawsuit-over-fake-accounts?utm_campaign=BI20171005DailyBriefing&utm_medium=email&utm_source=ActiveCampaign

 

(Reuters) — Property Claim Services (PCS), a Verisk Analytics company, estimated an insured loss of $125 million from a massive data breach disclosed last month by Equifax Inc., that has plunged the credit-monitoring company into crisis.http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20171002/NEWS06/912316241/Equifax-data-breach-to-cost-insurers-$125-million-Lloyds-Beazley?utm_campaign=BI20171002BreakingNewsAlert&utm_medium=email&utm_source=ActiveCampaign

 

 

A company named Death Wish Coffee Co. with a skull and bones logo announced a recall Tuesday of its 11-oz cans of nitrogen-infused cold brew coffee because they could potentially contain the deadly toxin botulin. The 5-year-old company sells what it calls "the world's strongest coffee."http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-death-wish-coffee-nitro-cold-brew-recall-20170922-story.html

 

 

One of the hard lessons many small businesses are learning after the devastating impacts of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma is that a disaster plan is essential — even if you think you'll never need to use it.https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/16/hurricane-watch-40-percent-of-small-businesses-dont-reopen-after-a-disaster.html

We are happy to announce a new partnership with CyberScoutTM, a leading provider of identity and data breach defense services, for our Allied Reinsurance Company (ARC) program, which reduces the risks related to cyber crime for our clients. Captive carriers accounted for about half of the personal lines market in 2016 and according to a 2016 survey by the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA), cyber risk is the number one emerging risk cited by captive insurance company owners and the number one non-traditional risk.http://mailchi.mp/b4be79c8df73/new-partnership-with-cyberscout?e=0f58a45b50

 

 

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