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Cyber Insurance Growth Slowed in Reaching $2 Billion in 2018, Says Fitch

The cyber insurance market remains a source of growth for U.S. property/casualty insurers; however, that growth is slowing, according to Fitch Ratings. The industry’s total direct written cyber premiums grew 8% in 2018 to $2 billion, down from 37% growth …

U.S. Cyber Market Is $2 Billion, Growing Fast, Profitable: Fitch

Cyber insurance coverage continues to be one of the fastest growing segments and represents a significant growth opportunity for U.S. property/casualty insurers, according to Fitch Ratings in a new report. The market has attracted about 75 insurers, with Chubb and …

Insurers Can Protect Ratings with Cautious Approach to Cyber Risk: Fitch

The influence of cyber risk on insurer ratings is likely to be neutral or gradual as long as insurers continue take a cautious approach to the business, according to Fitch Ratings. At its recent cyber conference in New York, Fitch …

Cyber Insurance Premium Volume Grew 35% to $1.3 Billion in 2016

Property/casualty insurers wrote $1.35 billion in direct written premium for cyber insurance in 2016, a 35 percent jump from 2015, according to reports by Fitch Ratings and A.M. Best. The largest cyber insurance writers are American International Group, XL Group …

Fitch Urges Insurer Caution as Cyber Insurance Demand Grows

The recent ransomware attacks in more than 150 countries are likely to increase demand for related insurance protection as they reveal the widening scope of corporations’ cyber risk exposures. But Fitch Ratings says insurers should take a cautious approach to …

AIG, Chubb, XL Lead in $1 Billion U.S. Cyber Insurance Market: Fitch

About 120 U.S. insurance groups wrote an estimated $1 billion in cyber insurance direct written premiums in 2015, according to Fitch. Fitch aggregated the cybersecurity statutory supplement data for the U.S. property/casualty (P/C) insurance industry and analyzes the cyber insurance …