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Endurance’s Cyber Extortion Response Service

Endurance’s Cyber Extortion Response Service

Bermuda-based Endurance Specialty Holdings has introduced a new service enabling its insureds to better respond to ransomware and similar extortion events. Endurance’s Breach Assist Counsel, Mullen Coughlin LLC coordinates with leading providers of forensic and response services to assist Endurance’s clients in the event of a data breach... Read more of this article

Advanced Services Finds Home At Connectech

Advanced Services Finds Home At Connectech

Connectech has welcomed Advanced Services to the Connectech community. Operated by husband and wife team George and Ritu Botelho, Advanced Services has been providing web development and hosting, graphic design and online marketing services since 2008. Until last fall, the couple based their business out of a home office, But the arrival of a second... Read more of this article

XL Catlin Appoints Dr. Karna: Chief Data Officer

XL Catlin Appoints Dr. Karna: Chief Data Officer

XL Catlin announced today [Jan 17] the appointment of Dr. Henna A. Karna as Chief Data Officer. Dr. Karna, who will start with the Company later this month and report to XL’s Chief Platform Officer, Myron Hendry, has more than 20 years of experience in leading data-driven, digital innovation and positive disruption within the insurance industry. Dr.... Read more of this article

’95% Of Clients With Active Domain Back Online’

’95% Of Clients With Active Domain Back Online’

The Registrar General’s office has been responding to clients whose domain services were interrupted, have 95% of clients with an active domain name back online and “once all domains are properly registered, it is expected that the automatic email notifications will provide all domain registrants with adequate notice to submit their payments... Read more of this article

Authority ‘Further Investigating’ BTC Billing

Authority ‘Further Investigating’ BTC Billing

The Regulatory Authority said they are “further investigating whether the billing errors by Bermuda Telephone Company [“BTC”] for its business customers [explained in the Authority press release of December 13th, 2016] may represent a wider issue with its billing practices, which may include residential customers.” “All BTC customers,... Read more of this article

January 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

January 2017 Klout Social Media Rankings

[Written by Don Burgess] The Bermuda Tourism Authority climbed six points and moved into second on the Bermuda Top 50 Klout rankings. The BTA’s score of 80 places it just four points behind perennial leader John Layfield, the Fox business analyst and former WWE champion and current WWE commentator. The BTA’s Jamel Hardtman [#18], Alastair Jack... Read more of this article

Multiple .BM Local Websites/Emails Inaccessible

Multiple .BM Local Websites/Emails Inaccessible

[Updated] There are a number of local websites — which are hosted on .bm domains — inaccessible this weekend, and multiple email addresses using the .bm have been experiencing issues. The Government has not yet responded to our request for clarification, however unofficial reports suggest that these websites may be inaccessible as a number... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For January 2017

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For January 2017

[Written by Don Burgess] It appears that Twitter is finally going to let people edit their tweets. One of the major annoyances of the social media platform is not being able to correct mistakes or typos in tweets once they are sent leaving users no choice but to either let it stand or delete the tweet and redo it. Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, said... Read more of this article

Get A Free Business Listing In Bernews App

Get A Free Business Listing In Bernews App

If you’re a business owner and one of your New Year’s resolutions is to better promote your product or service, don’t forget that we offer free business listings in the Bernews app, allowing our thousands of subscribers to have access to your business’ details no matter where they are.The Bernews App allows the public to keep... Read more of this article

College System Restored, Registration To Open

College System Restored, Registration To Open

The Bermuda College network system — which was down last month resulting in a temporary suspension of computer-related operations — has been restored, and registration for the spring 2017 semester will resume on January 3, with the registration deadline extended one day to  January 4th at 6pm. “The Bermuda College Network System... Read more of this article

Top 10 Most Viewed Facebook Videos Of 2016

Top 10 Most Viewed Facebook Videos Of 2016

Aiming to give our social media followers a look at news and events across the island, we posted numerous videos to our Facebook page over the past year, with the ten most viewed videos in 2016 including Hurricane Nicole, the America’s Cup, people leaving the House of Assembly after the Pathways demonstrations, live video of the grand opening of the... Read more of this article

Most Liked Bernews Instagram Photos Of 2016

Most Liked Bernews Instagram Photos Of 2016

2016 was Flora Duffy’s year – not only on the international triathlon circuit, where she claimed multiple world titles — but also on our Instagram page, where images showcasing Ms Duffy’s accomplishments made up 30% of our top ten most liked photos for the entire year.Other photos in 2016′s top ten on Instagram included... Read more of this article

20 Most Viewed Bernews Tweets Of The Year

20 Most Viewed Bernews Tweets Of The Year

Bernews shared a wide array of news, photos, videos and stories on Twitter this year, with the 20 most viewed tweets, as measured by impressions, for the year including tweets featuring students Dejanee Hill-Edwards, Imani Smith and Sinae Smith; Coach Andrew Bascome, a rainbow, lightning, an astronaut showcasing Bermuda from space, music producer 8track,... Read more of this article