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Risk Technology of the Week: The Self-Destructing Phone

It seems no one is more risk averse these days than the government. This is evident with the latest technology being specifically built by American aerospace and defense contractor Boeing for government agencies and security contractors – the self destructing phone. “The Boeing Black Smartphone will run on Google’s Android operating system but offer a […]

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Risk Technology of the Week: Police Tech for Car Chases

When faced with a criminal who is trying to outrun the law, the police have two choices. They can initiate a high speed chase, which kills hundreds of innocent third parties every year, or slow down to a safer speed, but risk losing the criminal as a result. A new police gadget being tested could […]

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Risk Technology of the Week: Crash Preventing Motorcycle Helmets

There is a futuristic motorcycle helmet in the works that will put innovative technology to work as a safety feature. This technology will be a head-up display (HUD) integrated seamlessly into the lower right corner of the helmet visor, and will transmit useful information and alternate points of view to the motorcyclist. “The Skully P1 […]

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Risk Technology of the Week: The Combination Mobile Charger and Malware Scanner

Every electronic device runs the risk of a security breach, especially when so much personal data is being stored in one place. Most people who own smartphones have no idea how to prevent their data from intrusion, or keep malware off of their device. The Skorpion phone charger might soon be able to solve to […]

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Risk Technology of the Week: Personal JetPacks

Yes, you read that title right. Personal vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircrafts, more commonly known as ‘jet packs’, have long been an obsession in the science fiction community. Now, thanks to Martin Aircraft Company in New Zealand, a technology that was once thought to be a product of the distant future is now quickly becoming […]

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Risk Technology of the Week: Reducing Contamination in Fukushima

Recently, there has been talk of radioactive water leakage from the Fukushima nuclear power plant, which exploded back in 2011, into the ocean off the coast of Japan. The Japanese government issued a statement earlier this month about a promising new technology that will allow them to contain the “300 tons of radioactive water per […]

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Risk Management Technology Forecast: Some Important Statistics

Two recent risk management and compliance industry surveys provide valuable insight into the prospects for technology in the industry. The Insurance Industry Compliance Benchmark study, conducted by SAI Global Compliance, found that complying with government regulations and preventing data breaches are two top priorities this year. The following statistics were some of the most notable […]

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Webinar: Ensuring Vendor Compliance & Reducing the Cost of Claims

On July 22, we will be hosting a webinar at 11am and 2pm CST to demonstrate our web-based insurance certificate and contract management technology. Our industry leading cloud software, SmartCompliance, allows risk managers to collect, issue, analyze and renew certificate documents in a centralized, secure online portal. Learn how it has transformed claims management for […]

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