cyber modeling News

U.S. Commission Explains Why It Thinks Insurance Is Failing Cybersecurity

The following excerpt is from the new report, “A Warning from Tomorrow,” on U.S. cybersecurity strategy by the Cyberspace Solarium Commission. The report contains about 75 recommendations on what the country should do to defend itself from cyber warfare and …

Travelex Ransomware Attack Part of Growing Trend in Cyber Crime: CyberCube

The ransomware attack against U.K. foreign exchange firm Travelex is just a taste of what’s to come with cyber crime, according to experts at CyberCube, the cyber risk analytics firm. Travelex announced this week that cyber hackers were holding its …

Reinsurers Look at Cyber’s Massive Growth Possibilities—With Caution

Reinsurers are aware they must constantly invent new solutions in order to stay relevant for their clients. Yet, they admit they are sometimes challenged to close the protection gap for new and emerging risks such as cyber. Cyber is actually …

Cyber Risk Modeling Company Kovrr Raises $5.5 Million

Kovrr, a Tel Aviv-based predictive cyber risk modeling company, announced a $5.5 Million financing round. The funding round was led by StageOne Ventures, Mundi Ventures and Innocells (the corporate venture arm and digital innovation hub of Banco Sabadell), and other …

MS Amlin Acquires Stake in Specialist Reinsurance MGA Envelop Risk

MS Amlin announced the purchase of a strategic stake in Envelop Risk, a global specialist reinsurance managing general agent (MGA), which combines insurance expertise with artificial intelligence-driven cyber risk modeling. The investment sees MS Amlin take a minority strategic stake …

When Cyber Attack Hit Norsk Hydro, It Was Already Handling a Major Upheaval: RMS

When Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s largest aluminum producers, was hit by a major cyber attack in the early hours of March 19, it was already undergoing a major upheaval: just the day before the attack, the company’s long-standing …

AIR Worldwide Develops Probabilistic Model for Global Cyber Risks

Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide announced it has developed a probabilistic model for cyber risk, which is capable of accounting for security breach and cloud service provider downtime incidents for insurance portfolios worldwide. AIR’s probabilistic cyber model estimates the …

Israeli Risk Modeling Firm Kovrr Launches Silent Cyber Risk Identification Product

KOVRR, a provider of predictive modeling for cyber insurance, announced a silent and affirmative cyber risk product. The new product enables insurance and reinsurance carriers to identify uncalculated capital at risk and quantify policy clauses that may leave them liable …

AIR Worldwide and Capsicum Re Collaborate to Enhance Silent Cyber Models

Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide (AIR) announced it is collaborating with reinsurance broker Capsicum Re to enhance the insurance industry’s modeling of what many refer to as “silent” cyber incidents. As part of the collaboration, the two firms will identify …

JLT Re Partners with Cyber Risk Modeling Platform, CyberCube

JLT Re, the London-based reinsurance broker and consultancy, announced it has formed a partnership with CyberCube, the cyber risk modeling platform. JLT Re’s existing cyber and enterprise modelling tools, combined with CyberCube, will provide unique insights to help clients manage …