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    PROTECTING SMALL BUSINESSES FROM CYBER ATTACKS

PROTECTING SMALL BUSINESSES FROM CYBER ATTACKS

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion A U.S. House committee examines the cybersecurity insurance option The Small Business Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives donned a sales representative’s hat when it published a report titled “Protecting Small Businesses from Cyber Attacks: The Cybersecurity Insurance Option.” The hearing focused on the gravitas of financial risk associated with cybersecurity and cyber attacks. The consensus opinion expressed at the hearing was that the

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    EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN

EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN

Against the backdrop of its rich history, The Philadelphia Contributionship rebrands itself while retaining core values Decades ago, it was the fashion for insurers to shorten their formal names, presumably to make them appear to be more in step with the modern era. The Insurance Company of North America became INA … Government Employees Insurance Company became GEICO … the Hartford Fire Insurance Company became The Hartford … and the

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    ANGST ON THE HILL

ANGST ON THE HILL

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion House Financial Services Committee is no longer a serious venue for policy development This conflict is not a typical Republican versus Democrat food fight. No, this altercation pits House Republicans against Republicans in the Senate. In the past 30 years, this observer has read and heard his share of rants from policymakers who felt constrained by the legislative process. Most of those colorful statements came

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    FROM PUPPIES AND KITTENS TO NATIONAL INSURANCE AWARD WINNER

FROM PUPPIES AND KITTENS TO NATIONAL INSURANCE AWARD WINNER

Working at an animal hospital paves the road for a successful career for the 2017 PIA National Young Insurance Professional of the Year We’d all love a job where we could play with puppies and kittens all day, right? I’d probably say “no,” but only because I have allergies. Working with these adorable animals is where it all began for Crystal Rose Cathcart, regional relationship director at Middletown, Connecticut’s MarketStance,

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    SAVVY AND SMARTS DRIVE CAREER SUCCESS

SAVVY AND SMARTS DRIVE CAREER SUCCESS

Healthcare executive delivers for clients and employees This month we present the fifth article in our Broken Glass series, in which we talk with a woman in the independent agency business about the challenges and rewards she has experienced throughout her career. This month we profile Linda Jones, MHA, CPCU, who is managing director of healthcare and chief operating officer of Self-Insured Services Company, Inc., a subsidiary of brokerage RCM&D.

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