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Risk in Context Blog

Timely blogs from our risk and insurance experts on the issues and trends that affect your business – and your bottom line.


Into the Future of the Disability Royal Commission - Calendar of 2020 Events Released

Posted by Lyle Steffensen 15 January 2020

See the key calendar dates for the Disability Royal Commission that you may need to know for 2020!

Bushfire Assistance for Aged Care Organisations

Posted by Lyle Steffensen 12 November 2019

A "catastrophic" fire danger rating has been issues to Greater Sydney, Greater Hunter and Illawarra/Shoalhaven areas on Tuesday, November 12.

We understand that our aged care clients have risk management plans in place which deal with a range of emergencies, but for extra assistance, we have collated some resources avialable to you.

What does the new Aged Care Quality Standards mean for your organisation?

Posted by Lyle Steffensen 04 September 2019

A new set of Aged Care Quality Standards (AQS) came into effect on July 1, 2019.. The AQS focus on ensuring quality of care, which is also a key focus of the ongoing Royal Commission into the industry. The first standard, consumer dignity and choice, lays the foundation for aged care providers to foster social inclusion, health and well-being.

If your business was involved in a cyber breach, would your insurance cover you?

Posted by Nicole Pallavicini 28 August 2019

The construction industry is going through a rapid period of digitisation, with technology being increasingly embraced from project modelling to daily operations. As malicious cyber activity becomes more prevalent in the industry, this in turn, creates complex computer and information security risks.

Spotlight on Emerging Issues: Silent Cyber

Posted by Isabel Tran 27 August 2019

Have you heard of Silent Cyber?

Silent Cyber refers to potential cyber-related losses contained within traditional insurance policy wordings, which insurers argue were not originally intended to cover cyber risk.   

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Related to: Cyber Risk

Taking the Full Measure of Retail, Wholesale, and Food and Beverage Cyber Risks

Posted by Susan Young 01 August 2019

Retail and food and beverage companies increasingly recognize the risk of business interruption from cyber events or technology failure – but they may not know the actual cost for their firm.

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How should your organisation maintain resilience to cyber threats

Posted by Nicole Pallavicini 19 July 2019

APRA has released an updated Prudential Practice Guide CPG 234 Information Security to assist organisations to comply with the standards. Our Cyber team discusses how this can help with cyber resilience.

Client Alert: Australian National University Data Breach

Posted by Samuel Rogers 09 July 2019

Marsh's Cyber team looks at the Australian National University Data Breach and provides key learnings that organisations can take to prevent other cyber risk.

Notifiable Data Breaches 12-month Insights Report

Posted by Kristine Salgado 01 July 2019

Marsh's Cyber team looks at the ‘Notifiable Data Breaches 12-month Insights Report’, recently released by The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

Directors and Officers Liability in the Technology Industry

Posted by Lydia Alexandra 01 July 2019

Given the rapid advancement in the technology industry, Developers are exposed to a range of liability risks. See how liability policies can provide protection.

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