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    HONORING THE PAST, LOOKING TO THE FUTURE

HONORING THE PAST, LOOKING TO THE FUTURE

Carolinas agency continually finds new ways to deliver value to clients In the late 1980s three friendly competitors—Arnold Edwards, Bart Church, and Jim Muse—started meeting in the shade of an oak tree to share ideas about how to be successful in the agency business. Each of the three had an extensive background in sales, finance, and underwriting, and it wasn’t long before these casual get-togethers started to take on the

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    FOCUS ON SPECIALTY LINES— A LOOK TO 2017

FOCUS ON SPECIALTY LINES— A LOOK TO 2017

Opportunities and recommendations for next year’s specialty lines market On October 21, 2016, the attacks began. An online offensive against domain name server (DNS) provider Dyn, Inc. caused outages to some of the Internet’s top sites, including Amazon, Netflix, Twitter, and Spotify. Apparently capitalizing on vulnerable devices, such as Internet-capable refrigerators, smart thermostats, and other devices that lack the standard firewalls, the attackers brought down scores of high-profile websites. The

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    NEW AND EMERGING INSURANCE PRODUCTS FOR 2017

NEW AND EMERGING INSURANCE PRODUCTS FOR 2017

Natural disasters, man-made events and technology advances are driving changes in exposures—and in the products that respond to them Traditionally, property/casualty insurance products have been developed to address the violence of nature and the negligence of humans. That tendency still holds as we move from 2016 into 2017. A renewed market for private flood insurance is emerging in the United States, and the public sector is looking to stimulate similar

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    HACKERS ARE FINDING WAYS TO EXPLOIT THE IoT

HACKERS ARE FINDING WAYS TO EXPLOIT THE IoT

Recent DDoS attacks alarm consumers to secure connected devices On October 21, a series of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on domain name system provider Dyn temporarily blocked consumer traffic to nearly 70 major Internet companies, including Amazon, Netflix, Twitter, and Reddit.  A DDoS attack uses a multitude of hacked systems to attack a single target with a flood of requests; these requests are designed to overload the system

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    OPPORTUNITY OVERFLOW

OPPORTUNITY OVERFLOW

Paving paths and providing opportunities gives an Indiana agency a step up  with employee retention Previously in Rough Notes … We learned how Baldwin Krystyn Sherman (BKS) Partners retains its young professionals with a fun work environment. As for the exciting conclusion to our story, Jane, without even thinking, goes all MacGyver, disabling the evil robot twins using a bobby pin, flyswatter and bottle of hand soap; Officer McGee finishes

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