business cyber risk News

Most Firms Have Some Cyber Insurance But Gaps in Coverage Remain: Survey

The majority of businesses are insured against traditional cyber risks, such as breaches of personal information, but most remain vulnerable to emerging risks, such as malware and ransomware, revealing a potential gap in their insurance coverage. A study commissioned by …

Chubb Upgrades Cyber Index, Adds International Data

Chubb has enhanced its proprietary Chubb Cyber Index with upgraded features designed to help identify a range of global cyber threats based on an organization’s industry and size. The new tool also offers cost analysis, insights on cyber insurance limits …

Cyber Tops All Other Risk Concerns for Businesses of All Sizes

Cyber risks are the top concern among businesses of all sizes. Of the 1,200 business leaders who participated in an insurer-sponsored survey, 55% said they worry some or a great deal about cyber risks, ahead of medical cost inflation (54%), …

Capital One Breach Clouds Technology Strategy; Puts $400M Cyber Insurance in Play

Capital One Financial Corp., in recent years, has beat the drum every chance it got: The cloud is cheaper. The cloud is faster. And the cloud is far more secure. Then a hacker got into the cloud, siphoning off sensitive …

Businesses Believe Cyber Insurance Covers More Than It Does: Survey

Seven in 10 senior financial executives at the world’s largest companies believe their insurer would cover most or all of the losses their company would incur in a cyber attack. Many of the losses they foresee, however, are rarely covered …

Businesses View Cyber, Business Interruption as Bigger Risks Than Catastrophes

Cyber incidents join business interruption as the top risks facing global businesses, according to a survey conducted by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS). The impact of business interruption (which includes supply chain disruption) is the major risk for companies …

Marsh Enhances Cyber Risk Products to Address Business Interruption Risks

Marsh has launched a suite of new and enhanced risk analytics and insurance coverages designed to address business interruption (BI) risks arising from cyber-attacks. Marsh’s new cyber BI suite includes proprietary insurance wording and risk assessment analytics, integrated into its …

XL Catlin to Offer Network Modeling, Cyber Risk Scoring Platform Through RedSeal

XL Catlin and RedSeal have partnered on a new approach to cyber insurance using an objective measurement of a network’s resilience to help underwriters evaluate their clients’ risks over time and help clients continue to improve their cybersecurity and potentially …

New AIG Cyber Model to Evaluate, Score Client Cyber Risk

American International Group, Inc. has launched a new cyber benchmarking model that quantifies and scores client cyber risk. The AIG model evaluates a client’s cyber security maturity against 10 common attack patterns across 11 commonly used technology devices. The model …

Lockton Affinity Adds Cyber Coverage to Lawyers PL Program

Lockton Affinity Lawyer has added CyberLock Lawyer to its portfolio of products for lawyers and firms with one to 19 attorneys. The CyberLock Lawyer cyber risk insurance policy protects firms and attorneys from cyber risks, such as confidentiality and privacy …