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Fri, 04/29/2022 - 16:07
“The Roundup” is Origami Risk’s weekly bulletin of headlines and resources impacting risk, compliance, safety, P&C insurance, and healthcare.

Mon, April 25 | New generation of women leaders drive insurance digital innovation 

Read Property Casualty’s interview about how a new generation of young women in the insurance industry is taking a new approach to data, managing relationships, and creating transformative changes for their businesses. (Continue reading)  

Tue, April 26 | Mandatory Hospital Sepsis Protocols Save Thousands of Lives 

According to the NY State department of health, an estimated 16,000 lives have been saved between 2015 and 2019 due to the establishment of sepsis protocols in NY State. More than 1.7 million Americans are diagnosed with sepsis, each year, and it is the leading cause of in-hospital death in the US. Jeffrey Hammond, Deputy Director of Communications at the NY State Department of Health believes other states should follow NY’s lead. (Continue reading) 

Tue, April 26 | What is jackware? Ransomware’s vicious cousin 

The term “jackware” is relatively new, but jackware attacks have been happening for over a decade. The goal of ransomware is to control data and hold it for ransom. Jackware’s goal is to take control of embedded devices in machinery or smart devices that perform functions and make them do things you do not want them to. (Continue reading) 

Thu, April 27 | U.S. Lawmakers Push Insurers to Stop Underwriting Fossil Fuels 

As we all know, fossil fuel is a huge contributor to climate change. Democratic lawmakers are asking some of the nation’s largest insurers to stop underwriting new fossil fuel projects that contribute to climate change. (Continue reading) 

Thu, April 28 | Russia Sanctions Complicate Paying Ransomware Hackers 

In the past, sanctioned companies have generally been in financial services industry. With the increasing amount of sanctions, it has become increasingly difficult to pay cyber-attack ransoms as cyber-security experts do their best to ensure ransom payments are not going to blacklisted entities. (Continue reading) 

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