INSURANCE NEWS

Manage the risks in your online business

Ecommerce continues to thrive, with Australia now being among the most attractive consumer markets on the globe. Australia tops the world for ‘digitally connected commerce’ for analysis of the market environment, ecommerce take up, penetration rates for digital commerce infrastructure, payments, and mobile device ownership. Last year, e-commerce sales increased by more than 22%, with […]

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Offering telehealth? Time to update your cyber security risk management

Around the globe, people are using telehealth 38 times more than before the pandemic, and that’s happening for virtual evaluation, advice, diagnoses, and sometimes treatment, says professional services firm KPMG. We’ve also seen the advent of virtual rooming assistants who admit patients into digital exam rooms. They take notes about medical histories, saving health care providers time […]

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How much would a cyberattack set back your business?

The average total cost of a cyber data breach in Australia last year was $3.35 million per breach. That’s $163 per lost or stolen record, according to IBM’s 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report. That’s due to each breach taking 296 days to identify and contain. IBM is working with different data than the Australian Cyber Security Centre. That […]

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CQIB Awards Night Matt receives Peter McCarthy CQIB Young Professional of the Year Award

Matt O’Rourke named Peter McCarthy CQIB Young Professional of the Year

Our Senior Account Executive, Matt O’Rourke, was named Peter McCarthy CQIB Young Professional of the Year at the recent CQIB Awards in Brisbane. This highly coveted award recognises outstanding commitment and service to clients, the brokerage and the insurance industry overall. At LEA Insurance Brokers, our team could not be prouder of this young man […]

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