Ian talks pandemics, new risks, yoga and wellbeing on Newstalk ZB

Heather Du Plessis-Allan discusses pandemics, reputations, new risks, yoga and wellbeing with Managing Director Ian Pollard. ______ Ian Pollard, Managing Director of Delta Insurance is with us now. Hi Ian. Hi there Heather … how’re you doing? Very well thank you. I want to talk to you about pandemic insurance … are you guys offering … [Read more…]

Delta expands personal cyber offering internationally

Delta Insurance Group has signed an agreement with London-based specialty Lloyd’s-of-London reinsurance brokers Prospect Insurance Brokers to market and distribute Delta’s Personal Cyber Insurance product outside of Asia-Pacific.  Delta Group Chairman and Managing Director Ian Pollard says the agreement means the company’s Personal Cyber (PerCy) insurance offering will shortly be available in the UK and … [Read more…]

‘Back to office’ strategies of APAC insurers

Asian Insurance Review journalist Ranamita Chakraborty interviews MD Ian Pollard on Delta’s ‘back to office’ strategies in light of the second wave of Covid-19. At the height of the coronavirus pandemic, insurers were grappling with ensuring their digital operations ran smoothly. Now, as containment measures have eased, they are devising ‘back to office’ strategies keeping … [Read more…]

Delta signs Taiwan partnership agreement

Under the agreement, Delta’s Singapore office provides commercial cyber insurance along with long-term product support, including risk management services and training for Hotai employees. Delta Insurance Group managing director Ian Pollard says the agreement with Hotai continues the company’s strategy of developing partnerships in the Asia-Pacific Region to grow the company’s footprint. Vietnam The Taiwan … [Read more…]

Cyber crime & identity theft – and how to avoid it

COVID-19-related internet scams have increased significantly since the disease erupted onto the world stage earlier this year. Around 300,000 COVID-related domain names were registered globally once the disease had taken root and the number of suspicious COVID-19 websites more than tripled in March. Phishing scams are particularly rife, but many people are unaware of just … [Read more…]

Delta ranked 180th fastest growing company in Asia Pacific

Delta is extremely proud to have been named the 180th fastest growing company in the Asia Pacific region in the 2020 Financial Times ranking of the top 500 Asia-Pacific High-Growth Companies. Delta was the 9th highest growth New Zealand-based company, with other notable New Zealand companies Pushpay (73rd), Xero (267th) and AFT Pharmaceuticals (490th). The … [Read more…]

Cyber-criminals go “phishing” during Covid-19

Going fishing has been heavily discouraged under the COVID-19 restrictions but the online version has taken off, with opportunistic cyber-criminals using the crisis to their advantage. “Phishing” is a social engineering scam that deceives victims to obtain their data such as login credentials and personal details. Criminals impersonate trusted parties and send emails or text … [Read more…]

Special Report: IT Security during Covid-19

A pandemic gives cybercriminals ample opportunities to attack systems and prey on the unwary. We have prepared a Special Report outlining some examples of cyber-attacks during this time, as well as a quick checklist for you to review and see if your business is prepared to respond to an IT incident. Here’s a PDF should … [Read more…]

IT Risks high with COVID-19

First published in Scoop, Wed 15 April © Scoop Media Delta International Group Managing Director Ian Pollard says the controversy over the use of Zoom as a video meetings platform at high levels has thrown a spotlight on an aspect of the COVID-19 emergency that hasn’t had a lot of attention – but says Zoom … [Read more…]