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Envelop Risk Appoints Hannover Re’s Chatterjee as Chief Underwriting Officer

Envelop Risk, a London-based cyber insurance analytics and underwriting firm, announced it has appointed Aritra (Ari) Chatterjee as chief underwriting officer. Chatterjee was formerly the lead cyber underwriter with Hannover Re (Bermuda), a line of business he helped to establish. …

Cyber Analytics Firm Envelop Risk Launches Cyber MGA

Envelop Risk, a London-based cyber insurance analytics firm, announced the launch of a cyber managing general agent (MGA). Envelop Risk provides cyber underwriting to re/insurers and partners with cyber security firms to deliver custom cyber insurance products for their customers. …

AXIS Launches Cyber Center of Excellence to Help Mitigate Cyber Risks

AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. has launched the AXIS Cyber Center of Excellence, which aims to provide commercial insurance products and solutions for mitigating cyber risks. The AXIS Cyber Center of Excellence is intended to address the more than $445 billion …

Beazley Appoints Mounier to Head Asia Pacific Operations

Specialist insurer Beazley has appointed Lucien Mounier to head its Asia Pacific operations. He moves from Paris where, for the past two years, he has been responsible for managing and growing Beazley’s portfolio of cyber and technology business in France, …

Barbican Launches Cyber Resilience Product Called ‘One-Step-Ahead’

Barbican Insurance Group announced the launch of a product partnership with two cyber risk management specialists to help insureds assess and improve their cyber resilience. Called Barbican Cyber “One-Step-Ahead” (OSA), the product encompasses three critical areas of cyber resilience: cyber …

Cyber Risk Score Could Help Insurers Refine Cyber Coverage

The rapidly emerging and evolving world of cyber risk poses a paradox for property/casualty insurers, according to two panelists addressing “Risk Selection in Cyber Insurance” at the Casualty Actuarial Society’s 2018 Ratemaking and Product Management seminar, March 19-21 in Chicago. …

What Cyber Exposures and Coverage Gaps Keep Risk Managers Up at Night

Risk managers are very concerned about the cyber risks facing their companies and are heavily investing in protection against cyber attacks with the blessings of their boards and CEOs, a major shift from even just 10 years ago when convincing …

How 2 Researchers Hope to Protect Power Grid with Cyber Insurance Modeling

The failure of even parts of the nation’s power grid could cause rolling blackouts that paralyze health care, traffic and business systems. With the advent of “smart” infrastructures that send data to the internet, cybersecurity is becoming a prime concern …

ISO Says Cyber Insurance Program Now Available in 42 States

ISO’s cyber insurance program is now available to insurers in 42 states and U.S. territories. The ISO program features advisory loss costs using 17 different rating variables, which the Verisk company says is more than three times the number of …

What Cyber Insurance Industry Learned from 2017 Hacks

The NotPetya, WannaCry and Equifax hacks of last year were evidence that the U.S. insurance industry has been ill-prepared to handle a large cyber attack and needs to up its game. However, as a consequence of the attacks in 2017, …