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Cyber Insurance Costs Soaring: Is Your Organization Covered Enough?

SecureWorld News

Cybersecurity threats are a growing menace, wreaking havoc on businesses and individuals alike. In this digital battlefield, cyber insurance has emerged as a crucial shield, offering financial protection against data breaches, ransomware attacks, and other cyber incidents.

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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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[Q&A] Chubb Cyber Insurance Clients Activate Proactive Security with NetSPI

NetSpi Executives

In case you missed it, Chubb, one of the leading publicly traded property and casualty insurance companies, announced an innovative collaboration with NetSPI to strengthen client cyber-risk profiles via enhanced attack surface management and penetration testing solutions. What is proactive security?

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Top 8 Cyber Insurance Companies for 2022

eSecurity Planet

Cyberattacks are not only a technological problem for companies, but they also represent a very real financial threat. That’s where cyber insurance may be able to help. But there’s a catch: Insurers are going to carefully assess your cybersecurity controls before writing any policy, and there are limits to coverage.

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As market for cyber insurance booms, watchdog calls for better data

SC Magazine

Overall, insurance companies seem to be responding to increased demand from clients for cyber-specific insurance, and one survey found that the two things most likely to spur a purchase of cyber insurance are when a business experiences a cyber attack and when they hear about other companies being hit by a cyber attack.

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Cloudflare Helps Businesses Manage Their Cyber Risk; Announces Partnerships with Leading Cyber Insurers and Incident Response Providers

CyberSecurity Insiders

NYSE: NET), the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, today announced it is partnering with leading cyber insurance companies to help businesses manage their risks online. As a result, some insurance companies have had to raise premiums to cover their costs.

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Annual Reports: How They Warn of Cyber Risk

SecureWorld News

However, we were most interested in seeing how Accenture articulated a particular business risk: the risk from a cyberattack. Especially because Accenture was hit with ransomware this year. On page 34 of the report, Accenture dives into the risk that cyber poses to the business.