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Embracing the Hybrid Office: Addressing the Surge in Cyber Threats from Flexible Work Models

The concept of a ‘hybrid office’ was relatively unknown before the pandemic, but it has now become a mainstream topic. The hybrid office model offers unparalleled flexibility, allowing employees to work from the office, home, or entirely remotely. However, this shift has significantly increased cybersecurity risks, requiring new strategies to protect sensitive data in a …

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Examining Legal Sector Claims Post-Pandemic: Insights from 2020 to 2023

As we move through 2024, it’s crucial to understand how the post-pandemic landscape and economic challenges have impacted claims in the legal sector over the past few years. Analysis of data from Travelers, one of the leading PII insurers for solicitors since the open market began, provides valuable insights into the shifts and trends in …

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The Hidden Perils of Retroactive Dates: Lifting the Veil of Insurance Policies

Picture this: you’re navigating the labyrinthine world of insurance policies, and amidst the fine print, there lies a hidden gem – the retroactive date. This often-overlooked detail can hold significant weight, yet for many it remains shrouded in mystery. Before we embark on our journey into the depths of this topic, let’s lay some groundwork. …

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UNDERESTIMATING CYBER THREATS

Kroll’s 2023 report on a cross section of American, EMEA and APAC firms reveals that when it comes to cyber threats, trust is imperative; in teams, tech, intelligence sources, with support businesses and third party providers. The key findings of the report were; The average number of tech systems which involved a measure of cyber …

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Introducing the LOCS:23 Standard: A Milestone in Legal Data Protection

Introducing the LOCS:23 Standard: A Milestone in Legal Data Protection In the ever-evolving landscape of data protection and privacy, the need for robust standards to safeguard sensitive information has never been more paramount. Recognising this imperative, the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has recently approved the ground-breaking LOCS:23 Standard, heralding a new era of data …

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PII INSURANCE COSTS – Speak to QPI if you want to know how to get the best result at renewal

WHAT SHOULD YOU EXPECT THIS YEAR FROM YOUR SECOND HIGHEST OVERHEAD? 1 CAPACITY It affects premiums because when there aren’t enough Insurers willing to participate, rates go up. There are three new “Insurers” (one very recent) who have entered the market in the last 12 months, all of whom will write conveyancing firms. This will …

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