Brokerslink hires three new regional managers

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Global broking company Brokerslink has appointed three new regional managers for Asia-Pacific, Africa, and Europe.

Au Quang Hien is the new regional manager for Asia-Pacific. He is the chief executive officer (CEO) and founder of AEGIS Insurance Brokers, Brokerslink’s partner in Vietnam.

 

Benjamin Boudeau-Raimbault is the new regional manager for Africa. He is the general director of Filhet-Allard Africa, Brokerslink’s affiliate in the Ivory Coast.  

 

Lastly, Denise Nart is the new regional manager for Europe.  She is the head of global accounts, reinsurance and business development, and vice president of the executive board at NART Insurance

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Expect lasting impact from Suez blockage – report

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Mike Yarwood, TT Club managing director for loss prevention, said the industry was still feeling the effects even though the blockage has been cleared.

“Beyond the delay to cargo on board those ships affected, there will inevitably be a knock-on impact for those involved in discharging the containers at destination ports when they finally arrive, as well as the final-mile delivery carriers,” Yarwood said. “While the immediate impact may be a lack of cargo arriving when expected, presenting market supply challenges, it is when the cargo does start to turn up that further potential risks emerge.”

The arrival of large

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Financial institutions being held hostage

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The modern bank heist has escalated to a hostage situation over the past year. The new goal of attackers is now to hijack a financial institution’s digital infrastructure and to leverage that infrastructure against a bank’s constituents.

As the world shifted to an anywhere workforce amid the pandemic, we witnessed attacker strategy evolve, becoming much more destructive and sophisticated than ever before – writes Tom Kellermann, Head of Cybersecurity Strategy, VMware Security Business Unit.

In the fourth annual Modern Bank Heists report, VMware interviewed 126 CISOs, representing some of the world’s largest financial institutions, regarding their experiences with

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Leveraging the Dark Web to strengthen internal security

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Virtual, underground marketplaces operating on the Dark Web generate billions of dollars worth of illegal business – from selling drugs to stolen credit card data, to intellectual property and more.

Leveraging the Dark Web to strengthen security

Research shows that the volume of Dark Web users surged more than 40% in the early months of the pandemic and an estimated $100 million in COVID-related goods and services were offered for sale, from fake vaccines to the personally identifiable information (PII) that has been stolen through COVID-themed phishing attacks.

However, the Dark Web can also be used as an effective tool

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