The RSA Security Conference is taking place in San Francisco. Photograph: Bloomberg

The biggest information technology security challenge for companies is detecting and responding to threats, according to Rob Sadowski, director of mar(...)

Cryptographers wait for their panel to begin at the RSA Conference, a major annual gathering of computer security experts, in San Francisco.

Opening speakers at the world’s largest technology security event have strongly defended the need to keep national governments from weakening technolo(...)

RSA building in Dundrum, Dublin: some 360 out of 410 staff employed by the company in the Republic will receive pay increases. Photograph: John Reid/Fennell Photography

Ireland’s biggest insurance group RSA has agreed a 2 per cent pay increase for the majority of its staff in the Republic following an agreement with t(...)

Traffic medicine guidelines relate to drivers of all ages. Photograph: iStockphoto

Although the first automobile fatality in the world occurred in Ireland in 1869, traffic medicine is a relatively new specialism in this country. Mary(...)

Kevin Thompson, chief executive of Insurance Ireland, leaving Government Buildings following a meeting with Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Tánaiste Joan Burton and various Ministers. Photograph: Eric Luke

When it comes to holding important-sounding meetings with the financial services sector when it lets consumers down, this Government has rarely been f(...)

Michael Horan and Kevin Thompson, from the representative body, Insurance Ireland, at Government Buildings on Tuesday. Photograph: Eric Luke

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has urged chief executives from major insurance companies to reflect on the cover being offered to households in flood-affected a(...)

RSA has confirmed that it has settled its legal dispute with former chief executive Philip Smith, who had been awarded €1.25 million last year by the Employment Appeals Tribunal relating to his departure from the company in controversial circumstances in late 2013.

Ireland’s largest insurance company RSA has confirmed that it has settled its legal dispute with former chief executive Philip Smith, who had been awa(...)

Philip Smith outside the Employment Appeals Tribunal last year: he was one of three executives suspended by RSA in Ireland in 2013.

Ireland’s biggest insurer, RSA, has reached an out-of-court settlement with its former chief executive Philip Smith relating to an appeal by the compa(...)

The restructuring in Ireland is part of a wider refocus by RSA at international level. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Ireland’s biggest insurance company RSA expects to return to profit in 2016 after three years of heavy losses following the emergence of financial iss(...)

While the losses incurred by RSA in Ireland last year were substantial, they did at least represent a reduction on the €234.7 million deficit posted in 2013.

Ireland’s biggest insurer RSA made a loss of €176.6 million in 2014 while also receiving a capital injection of €137 million from its UK parent, its l(...)