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Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA): A Must Have for Cyber Coverage

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA): A Must Have for Cyber Coverage

Over the last 18-24 months the rate of ransomware attacks has skyrocketed in both frequency and severity, driving significant changes in the cyber insurance marketplace. In years prior, cyber submissions were simple and it was easy to obtain bindable quotes from multiple markets. When it came to renewals, underwriting typically only required updates around major business changes. But, times have changed and these days underwriters across the board are asking for more information related to ransomware loss controls and IT risk management. It’s now common practice to require that insureds have Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) in place (especially when it comes to email access) before providing a quote for most accounts. Without MFA, clients risk non-renewal or a retention hike of 100% or more.

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The Benefits of Occupational Accident Coverage

The Benefits of Occupational Accident Coverage

Americans learned just how vital the trucking industry is to daily life during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic (source 1). Truck drivers all across the country witnessed an outpouring of public recognition and gratitude as the nation coped with shipping delays and supply shortages (source 1). As the economy works to recover, trucking will continue to play an essential role, making it more important than ever that trucking companies protect business operations. Often overlooked, occupational accident insurance should be a key component of any trucking company’s risk management program.

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2021 State of the Market at a Glance - Casualty, Construction, ExecPro, Personal Lines, Property

2021 State of the Market at a Glance - Casualty, Construction, ExecPro, Personal Lines, Property

Will premiums increase? Are terms and conditions changing? What lines of business have limited markets? Which lines of business have excess capacity? Here’s what clients can expect in the marketplace for 2021 in a quick and easy to read reference guide.

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Private D&O REDY® Index - February 2021

Private D&O REDY® Index - February 2021

The REDY Index leverages CRC Group’s collection of actionable data – the wholesale industry’s largest. It provides critical pricing analysis monthly, giving you a snapshot of the marketplace. The REDY Index generates instant intelligence on pricing trends by industry or coverage, enabling our retail partners to set accurate data- driven expectations with their clients. Removing the guesswork empowers CRC team members to negotiate competitively, consistently producing better outcomes, better deliverables, and better results.

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Smoother Ride Ahead for Primary Auto

Smoother Ride Ahead for Primary Auto

The road ahead may be opening up in the primary auto market after last year’s nationwide economic dislocation brought on by the pandemic. The trucking industry, in particular, endured months of turmoil amid massive shifts in demand as people nationwide began not only working from home—but also staying at home after work. In commercial auto, the shutdown-induced reduction in traffic congestion may have brought a decline in accident frequency. That would be welcome news for insurers in a market where the combined ratio overall has remained above 100 for a decade. (source vi)

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