New Cowbell Cyber Partner Program Connects Insureds with Risk Management Services

February 9, 2021

Cowbell Cyber, an AI-powered cyber insurance provider for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs), has launched Cowbell Connect, its partner program which offers policyholders with risk management services to address and mitigate cyber incidents.

Cowbell Connect is part of Cowbell’s closed-loop approach to cyber risk management that bundles cyber coverage with risk assessment, quantification, and mitigation as well as pre- and post-breach services.

Cowbell Connect partners range from data aggregators, cybersecurity vendors and service providers to digital aggregators and risk mitigation services:

  • Data Aggregators that contribute to Cowbell’s ability to continuously assess risk. This includes Advisen, Dun & Bradstreet, DarkOwl which are augmenting Cowbell’s own proprietary attack surface monitoring scanners.
  • Cloud Providers that manage a significant infrastructure footprint for their clients such as email, collaboration tools, application services and computing capacity. This includes Microsoft 365, Azure, AWS and Google. Cowbell integrates with these partners through APIs to bring cyber risk insights to policyholders and recommendations on how to improve their risk profile.
  • Cybersecurity Platforms that manage and monitor specific aspects of a business security. This includes Qualys for vulnerability, compliance and container security; Safeguard for providing security and compliance to social media, collaboration and chat communication channels; and Security Studio for MSSPs.
  • Training Providers, such as Wizer, that bring on-going security awareness training to insureds’ employees and build the first line of defense against phishing email and ransomware attacks.
  • Managed Service Providers that handle security for many businesses in the form of consulting services, managed services, or outsourcing.
  • Incident Response Services that are part of its claim panels and bring offer help on ransomware incidents, forensic, legal and recovery activities in the aftermath of an incident.
  • Digital Platforms and Ecosystems: Cowbell integrates bidirectionally with a host of channels, platforms and ecosystems including reinsurers, brokers and agents, aggregators, and networks.
  • Industry Associations including Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIAB), the Insurance Agency Owners Alliance (IOAO), the Insurance Connector, and the Stay Safe Online program.

Cowbell Cyber offers standalone, admitted, individualized cyber insurance for businesses with up to $1 billion in revenue. Cowbell Insurance Agency is currently licensed in 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia and provides SMBs with admitted cyber insurance on AM Best “A” rated paper with up to $15 Million in coverage.

Topics Mergers Cyber Risk Management

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