RSA Insurance rose in London trading after Switzerland’s Zurich Insurance proposed to buy the company for about £5.6 billion. Photo: Bloomberg

RSA Insurance rose in London trading after Switzerland’s Zurich Insurance proposed to buy the company for about £5.6 billion (€4.8 billion). The shar(...)

Philip Smith, former chief executive of insurance company RSA, was awarded €1.25 million by the Employment Appeals Tribunal for constructive dismissal.

Ireland’s biggest insurance company RSA has said it will appeal the decision of the Employment Appeals Tribunal which found in favour of former CEO Ph(...)

Philip Smith  claimed he was made the ‘fall guy’ by RSA when certain issues emerged at the Irish business in October 2013. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Ireland’s biggest insurance company RSA plans to appeal the €1.25 million award by the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) to its former chief executive(...)

Cyber security: RSA’s Amit Yoran told a conference in San Francisco that a major problem was that the industry “has adopted a defensive mindset. We’re simply building taller castle walls and digging deeper moats.”

In 2014 the world saw huge data breaches, but 2015 promises to be the year of the “super mega breach”, said Amit Yoran, president of security company (...)

When a cyber security breach hits the news, those most closely involved often have incentive to play up the sophistication of the attack.If hackers ar(...)

Philip Smith and his legal team arrived at the Employment Appeals Tribunal earlier this month. Photograph: Dave Meehan

They say there’s no smoke without fire and so it proved yesterday at the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT), where Philip Smith’s constructive dismissa(...)

Philip Smith said he had been made the “fall guy” by RSA when certain issues emerged at the Irish business in October 2013. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A senior RSA executive who jointly conducted an investigation into financial issues at its Irish insurance subsidiary late 2013 has denied claims by (...)

Former RSA Insurance Ireland chief executive Philip Smith is taking a case against his former employer

Former RSA Insurance Ireland chief executive Philip Smith has denied claims made at the Employment Appeals Tribunal that a culture of fear existed at (...)

Philip Smith leaving the offices of the Employment Appeals Tribunal on the first day of his case against Royal Sun Alliance (RSA).Photograph: Dave Meehan

Former RSA Insurance Ireland chief executive Philip Smith has told the Employment Appeals Tribunal that he was subjected to a “character assassination(...)

Former RSA Insurance Ireland chief executive Philip Smith has told the Employment Appeals Tribunal that more than €250 million of reserves at the Irish business was used to support the results of its UK-based parent company between 2007 and 2011. Photo: Bloomberg

Former RSA Insurance Ireland chief executive Philip Smith has told the Employment Appeals Tribunal that more than €250 million of reserves at the Iris(...)