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Chubb Broadens Cyber Enterprise Risk Management Products

Chubb has broadened its enterprise risk management options for Chubb commercial cyber policyholders in the United States and Canada. Two new policy forms, Cyber Enterprise Risk Management (Cyber ERM) and DigiTech Enterprise Risk Management (DigiTech ERM), combine cyber insurance with …

CFC Underwriting Launches Cyber Incident Response App

Specialist lines underwriting agency, CFC Underwriting, has launched a cyber incident response application that will allow policyholders to notify a claim with a click of a button and receive specialist support from CFC’s global cyber incident response team. In addition, …

How Firms Rate on Cyber Readiness and Why Some Don’t Buy Cyber Insurance: Hiscox Report

A study of 3,000 companies in the UK, U.S. and Germany, reveals that more than half (53 percent) of businesses in the three countries are ill-prepared to deal with cyber-attacks. Fewer than one-third (30 percent) qualify as “expert” in overall …

The Right Cyber Coverage Can Protect a Business from Financial Ruin

A recent report on cybersecurity still shows many companies are unprepared for cyberattacks. The report, conducted by KPMG and British Telecom, reveals only 22 percent of companies have a comprehensive plan in place to deal with a major cybersecurity incident. …

New York Proposes ‘Flexible’ Cybersecurity Regulation for Insurers, Banks

The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has proposed cybersecurity regulation for financial services companies that aims to protect New York state’s financial services industry from an increasing risk of cyber attacks, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced. The proposed …

Allianz Launches Cyber Coverage to Address Emerging Risks

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has introduced its next generation cyber and professional liability coverage product called ACCEPT Protect designed exclusively for the North American market. The new product offers a streamlined form structure with flexible terms and offers …

Cyber, Property Risks Not Easily Separated: Security Expert

The property/casualty insurance industry must change its approach to cyber security and update its coverage approach to help minimize risks, according to a network security expert. “I don’t think we can easily separate cyber risk and property/casualty risk anymore,” FireEye …

CFC Launches Cyber Policy for U.S. Healthcare Providers

Specialist lines underwriting agency, CFC, has extended its cyber product suite with the launch of a new policy developed specifically for U.S. healthcare providers. According to CFC’s Cyber Practice Leader, Vicky Paxton, “Healthcare companies have arguably become the largest target …

Top 3 Reasons Firms Are Buying Cyber Insurance

Risk managers purchasing cyber insurance cite reputational harm, business interruption and data breach response and notification costs as the chief exposures they are trying to address. The Risk Management Society (RIMS) recently conducted its first cyber survey. The survey featured …

Where Cyber Insurance Underwriting Stands Today

“You would think the first question to ask would be: Do insured parties understand the elements and limitations of coverage?” said Kevin Kalinich, speaking on cyber risk. “The real first question is: Do the insurance companies understand?” Kalinich, global practice …