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November 27, 2019

ISO collaborates with East Carolina University to examine how cannabinoids and terpenes may affect cannabis risk

Cannabis is packed with chemical compounds, called cannabinoids, that could be used for medicine and other products. But are these compounds safe?

November 25, 2019

Edge computing is coming: What is it?

What insurers need to know about the growing technology trend of edge computing.

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November 14, 2019

Get in Line: Highways Poised for “Platooning” — Part Two

To improve fuel efficiency, trucks using wireless technology will follow one another in tight formation with the lead vehicle controlling the throttle and braking of the…

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October 8, 2019

Older and On the Go: Aging in the Era of the Autonomous Vehicle

Autonomous vehicle companies are eyeing retirement communities as an ideal market for driverless technology.

October 3, 2019

Get in Line: Highways Poised for “Platooning” — Part One

To improve fuel efficiency, trucks using wireless technology will follow one another in tight formation with the lead vehicle controlling the throttle and braking of the…

September 16, 2019

Permafrost, peatlands, and the Arctic domino effect

Why Artic wildfires could have catastrophic consequences for global climate change. Insurers should take note.

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September 6, 2019

Data literacy is everyone’s responsibility

Data literacy has become one of the most valuable skill sets for today’s innovative employee.

August 19, 2019

Polarization: An intangible emerging issue

Polarization is on the rise. Will it derail important initiatives like the rollout of 5G networks?

July 9, 2019

The future of drones is up in the air – Consider the risks carefully

How drones ultimately will be used is uncertain, but it’s clear that they will likely alter the risk landscape.

June 12, 2019

Helping cyber underwriters make better decisions faster

Underwriting cyber risk is hard. As business and personal infrastructure become more deeply interconnected, its complexity is expected only to increase.

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June 10, 2019

The growth of litigation funding and its potential effects on commercial auto insurance: Part One

The growth of litigation funding could be another obstacle for profitability in commercial auto insurance, where losses are outpacing premiums, according to Verisk…

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May 29, 2019

Exploits behind WannaCry and NotPetya attacks continue to linger

The WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware attacks appeared to have triggered fears that large-scale ransomware occurrences could become the new norm.

May 15, 2019

5G may bring us the future faster

Autonomous vehicles, IoT, and drones may get a boost from 5G technology; however, it's important to recognize the risks that could come with it.

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May 3, 2019

ADA Web Suits Nearly Tripled Last Year

The number of website accessibility lawsuits alleging failure to comply with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) nearly tripled in 2018, to at least 2,258.

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March 25, 2019

'Bractuary Bill' recaps 2019 Emerging Issues tournament

ISO's new pal, Bractuary Bill, was kind enough to join us again to discuss another exciting (and enlightening) Emerging Issues bracket tournament.

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