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The future of cyber insurance

IT Security Guru

Cyber insurers are losing money. Their loss ratios – total claims plus the insurer’s costs, divided by total premiums earned – are now consistently above 60%, which presents something of an existential threat to the insurance industry, making cyber risk a potentially uninsurable area due to falling profitability.

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The Cyber Insurance Landscape Has Grown More Complicated

SecureWorld News

When considering adding a cyber insurance policy, organizations, both public and private, must weigh the pros and cons of having insurance to cover against harm caused by a cybersecurity incident. Having cyber insurance can help ensure compliance with these requirements. Can companies live without cyber insurance?


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Zurich chief warned that cyber attacks will become uninsurable

Security Affairs

The chief executive of insurance giant Zurich warns that cyber attacks, rather than natural catastrophes, will become uninsurable. Mario Greco, chief executive of insurer giant Zurich, has warned that cyber attacks will become soon “uninsurable.”. These people can severely disrupt our lives.”

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CFOs ignoring billions of dollars loss incurred through Cyber Risks

CyberSecurity Insiders

Chief Financial Officers aka CFOs are ignoring billions of dollars loss incurred through cyber risks and threats, says a survey. So, experts want the CFOs to stay in a loop with the board to understand the risks and severity involved in cyber attacks.

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Cyber Insurers Pull Back Amid Increase in Cyber Attacks, Costs

eSecurity Planet

The explosion of ransomware and similar cyber incidents along with rising associated costs is convincing a growing number of insurance companies to raise the premiums on their cyber insurance policies or reduce coverage, moves that could further squeeze organizations under siege from hackers. In addition, the U.S.

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New Cyber Insurance Guidelines for New York businesses

CyberSecurity Insiders

After the SolarWinds cyber attack on Govt infrastructure, the government of United States seems to have taken Cybersecurity as a top priority to rectify any flaws that could make way to any future cyber attacks in the future. Maintain a senior management and board approved cyber insurance risk strategy. ·

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Checklist for Getting Cyber Insurance Coverage

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

Checklist for Getting Cyber Insurance Coverage. As cyber criminals mature and advance their tactics, small and medium businesses become the most vulnerable because they lack the capacity – staff, technology, budget - to build strong cyber defenses. The necessity for cyber-insurance coverage.