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Business News: IDT 911, Next Insurance, Brentwood Service Administrators
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IDT911 Changes Name to CyberScout IDT911 has changed its name to CyberScout. CyberScout offers comprehensive identity management and data security services for more than 17.5 million households and 770,000 businesses. CyberScout’s services are provided through more than 660 client partners, …

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People on the move in the P&C insurance industry: Jan. 20, 2017
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News from Willis Towers Watson, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty, Beecher Carlson and more.

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AIG to pay Berkshire $9.8 billion in insurance transfer deal
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The reinsurance deal transfers liabilities on certain U.S. policies from 2015 and earlier. The coverage involves so-called long-tail policies, in which claims can emerge years after a policy is issued.

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Investigation Concludes Tesla Not at Fault in Self-Driving Car Crash
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The push to bring self-driving cars to American roads got a significant boost on Thursday when the nation’s chief auto safety regulator essentially cleared  Tesla Motors Inc.’s Autopilot system of fault in a fatal 2016 crash. The U.S. National Highway …

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International Insurance Society Forms Global Certification Program
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The International Insurance Society (IIS) has announced the formation of the Global Centers of Insurance Excellence (GCIE), a certification program designed to recognize universities and colleges with outstanding risk management and insurance programs and enhance their connections with the insurance …

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Nationwide Using Mobile-App Startup Sure to Sell Renters Insurance
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On-demand insurance agency Sure has signed Nationwide as a partner in offering renters insurance via its real time mobile app. Using the Sure app (for iPhone and Android), consumers can now obtain a renters insurance quote, purchase a policy, and …

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Pennsylvania’s NSM Insurance Group Promotes Buler
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NSM Insurance Group, a Conshohocken, Penn., based property and casualty insurance services firm, has promoted John Buler to director of the NSM Retail department. NSM Retail provides commercial property and casualty insurance and risk management services to middle market businesses …

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Recently Installed Smoke Detectors Credited for Saving 4 Lives in Vermont
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Vermont State Police are crediting two fire safety officials with saving the lives of three children and an adult who safely escaped a fire in a Brighton home days after the officials required that smoke detectors be installed in the …

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Massachusetts Court Reminds Auto Insurers of Importance of Retail Book Value
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A Massachusetts appeals court used a recent case to warn auto insurers that it is important to take retail book value into consideration early in the settlement process. While the court ruled in favor of defendant Massachusetts Homeland Insurance Company …

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