Profile of Kelly SheridanStaff Editor, Dark Reading
Member Since: 11/15/2013
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Kelly Sheridan is the Staff Editor at Dark Reading, where she focuses on cybersecurity news and analysis. She is a business technology journalist who previously reported for InformationWeek, where she covered Microsoft, and Insurance & Technology, where she covered financial services. Sheridan earned her BA in English at Villanova University. You can follow her on Twitter @kellymsheridan.
Articles by Kelly Sheridan
posted in May 2014
An increase in social media, mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) has opened new avenues for life insurers.
Anurag Chandra will continue to build upon a growth strategy from recent acquisitions at Prosperity.
Anthony Garcia has more than 26 years of executive management and leadership experience in the US life and annuity industry.
David Holmberg will replace current leader William Winkenwerder, M.D. effective immediately.
The core systems software provider acquires Clear Data Strategies, LLC to expand into niche markets and further its claims processing expertise.
The new online tool provides customers with financial advice, safety tips and exclusive Farmers perks.
Kevin Lund will oversee all functions related to IT and facilities.
“Pay or Play” activities will help companies determine whether they should offer health coverage or pay a penalty.
The former SVP of North America Property will also head XL Group’s global risk engineering division, XL GAPS.
TransUnion study shows that auto insurance shopping rates have steadily decreased since 2012.
This is the latest in a series of mergers that have affected the industry this year.
Policyholders who complete online request forms wait an average of 2.3 days for a follow-up call and 22 hours for an email.
The appointment follows a trend towards adding analytics leaders at specialty insurers.
Gregory J. Crabb succeeds current leader Richard F. Russell effective today.
With the onset of new healthcare mandates, an electronic payment system from ACI Worldwide simplifies billing for BCBSRI policyholders.
In a newly created position, Keith Higdon will support ACE and risk management company ESIS, Inc.
The appointee will manage all aspects of underwriting, risk selection, mortality and underwriting philosophy.
Former employees of Aon Service and Towers Group will take over as VP of IT and Operations, and SVP and chief underwriting officer.
With social media and geo-coding technology, Farmers can better help policyholders after events such as the recent tornadoes in the U.S. South and Midwest.
Peter Hahn will develop analytic capabilities to generate insights that will improve business decisions.
New advertisements feature underwriters and risk engineers employed at XL Group.