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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. Let's break it down to the pros and cons.

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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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Re-Focusing Cyber Insurance with Security Validation

The Hacker News

The rise in the costs of data breaches, ransomware, and other cyber attacks leads to rising cyber insurance premiums and more limited cyber insurance coverage. This cyber insurance situation increases risks for organizations struggling to find coverage or facing steep increases.

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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.

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Premium for Cyber Insurance has soared over the past few years

CyberSecurity Insiders

Cyber Insurance premiums are becoming dearer and the reason for such a rise is claimed to be sophistication in attacks that are making mitigation and recovery expensive. Most companies are showing laxity in following basic cyber security hygiene, leading to a surge in cyber-attacks and data breaches.

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4 ways businesses can save money on cyber insurance


So, your business has just suffered a data breach and it’s time to dig deep in your pockets to pay all the resulting expenses. Without cyber insurance , you can expect to pay a dizzying amount of cash. Here are four ways your business can save money on its insurance. How is cyber insurance priced?

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Major Cyber Attacks that took place so far in 2021

CyberSecurity Insiders

Microsoft Exchange Server Cyber Attack- Cyber Threat actors somehow infiltrated the email servers of Microsoft Exchange operating across the world through a vulnerability and accessed data of many government and private companies.