Profile of Kelly SheridanStaff Editor, Dark Reading
Member Since: 11/15/2013
Blog Posts: 252
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 January 2014
The company’s regional expansion leads to new appointments for chief underwriting officer and head of general property.
Auto insurer Good2Go offers discounted coverage to customers who install text message blocking devices in their vehicles.
Former AIG exec Will Van Den Heuvel is appointed SVP of personal insurance at Cincinnati Insurance Company.
In a move that will impact consumers and healthcare providers, VSP has agreed to offer subsidized frames and prescription lenses for Google Glass.
With long-term strategy and customer service in mind, BHSI agrees to purchase Noel Group’s telematics-based MyAssist Inc. and Insure America LLC.
Aetna expands its online wellness programs that prove to reduce healthcare costs and boost employee productivity.
Here are the priority areas for insurance IT investments in the P&C and L&A segments, according to research from SMA.
The Semafone system will allow Amica customers to safely enter card information over the phone.
The growing focus on core systems modernization and industry consolidation will drive M&A activity through 2014.
But survey results also show that moderate IT outsourcers will increase efforts. Insurers that do not outsource are unlikely to start.
Robert Tricamo will lead the new practice as VP of construction.
Insurers see an opportunity in cyber insurance, but must make sure their houses are in order as well.
Despite plans to increase innovation within financial services, many businesses struggle to define and manage it.
Industry panelists discussed recovery tactics and potential for disaster in 2014 at the P&C Insurance Joint Industry Forum.
Guidewire DataHub and InfoCenter will support the specialty insurer’s ongoing business transformation.
Chief actuary John D. Currier Jr. will assume the role of COO at Life Companies after the retirement of Richard J. Kypta.
J. Todd Daniels will replace Lori Evangel, former EVP and CRO at Aflac
The multiline insurer selected Workday Financial Management to improve self-service and create transparency across business lines.
The Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company of Canada program will cover damages to home equipment systems through partnering insurers.
Insurers’ increased focus on customer experience and risk management has led to a marked boost in tech and business outsourcing, according to research.
Amit Phansalkar, Sears Merritt and Trevor Morgan will play key roles on the data analytics team.
Chris Hunter will lead the health insurer in strategic planning and joint venture activities.