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How a Business Can Move from Novice to Expert in Cyber Defense Best Practices
Sixty-one percent of firms surveyed for insurer Hiscox had a cyber attack in the past year, compared to 45% in 2018. Meanwhile, the median cost for cyber incidents losses soared from $229,000 to $369,000. While those numbers are of concern, …

POSTED APRIL 24, 2019 12:53 PM
Contractor Sues Massachusetts City for $1M in Unpaid Work
A contractor alleging breach of contract is suing a Massachusetts city for $1 million. The MetroWest Daily News reports that Lupachino & Salvatore alleges Framingham, Mass., illegally withheld payments related to the renovation of a city ice skating rink. The …

POSTED APRIL 24, 2019 12:20 PM
New York State Senate Launches Vaccination Push Amid Measles Outbreak
Members of the New York state Senate are joining the fight to encourage people to get vaccinated amid an ongoing measles outbreak in the state. Lawmakers in the Democrat-led chamber launched a public awareness campaign on Monday designed to give …

POSTED APRIL 24, 2019 12:18 PM
Paquin Insurance Agency Joins OceanPoint Insurance Agency in Rhode Island
Paquin Insurance Agency has joined OceanPoint Insurance Agency’s organization in Rhode Island. Paquin Agency Principal Rick Paquin has accepted a position as vice president for OceanPoint, and he and his brother, Greg, will continue to serve the local community from …

POSTED APRIL 24, 2019 12:06 PM
Lawyers Expect Wave of Litigation Targeting Popular Heart Drugs
Dozens of lawsuits have been filed against drug makers and sellers over widely prescribed generic heart medications tainted with potential carcinogens, the first claims in what some lawyers expect to be a wave of litigation. Millions of Americans have taken …

POSTED APRIL 24, 2019 11:53 AM
Government, Businesses Must Work Together to Safeguard Internet: British Spy Chief
The head of Britain’s GCHQ spy agency on Wednesday will call on businesses and the finance sector to work with intelligence officials to help secure the internet and protect customers online. In extracts of a speech to be given at …

POSTED APRIL 24, 2019 9:35 AM
Aon Combines Construction & Engineering and Inland Marine Teams into Global Unit
Aon plc announced it has combined its Construction & Engineering and Inland Marine teams into a single, dedicated global unit within its Reinsurance Solutions business. The new Global Construction & Inland Marine practice aligns with the approach of many reinsurance …

POSTED APRIL 24, 2019 8:28 AM
Mozambique Braces for Another Powerful Cyclone, Just One Month After Idai
Tropical Cyclone Kenneth is gathering strength on a track to strike northern Mozambique Friday, less than a month after a storm came ashore further to the south and killed more than 1,000 people. Kenneth has top winds of 52 miles …

POSTED APRIL 24, 2019 8:01 AM
Architect Who Died 140 Years Ago Left Detailed Guide for Rebuilding Notre Dame
Eugene Viollet-le-Duc is still the man to go to when it comes to restoring Notre Dame, even though he died nearly 140 years ago. As a young architect in Paris, Viollet-le-Duc made it his life’s work to preserve the iconic …

POSTED APRIL 24, 2019 7:00 AM
Customers of Florida Spa in Kraft Case File Class Action Suit Against Police
Nearly three dozen men and women have filed a federal class-action lawsuit accusing Florida authorities of unlawfully videotaping them as they received legal massages at a parlor where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and others allegedly paid for sex. …

POSTED APRIL 24, 2019 5:09 AM

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